Drop-by after school to
play with and create Lego masterpieces.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Wednesday, March 20, 27, from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Seminole Library.

Do you want to express
your creative side with art
while meeting new people?
Join us at the Central Branch on select Saturdays to learn the craft of collage making.

March 23, April 6 and May 4, from 10:30 am to 11:30 a.m.

All supplies will be provided.
For more information contact Colleen at 519.255.6770, Extension 4434

Build, Make, Create and
Play! Join us for activities in
the Children’s Learning Centre. For ages 6 – 12 years.

Every Saturday at 1:30 pm, Children’s Learning Centre, Central Library.

Windsor Public Library is pleased to offer a new
source of streaming films.

Kanopy at http://windsor.kanopy.com showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN AT BUDIMIR

The 6,000 sq. ft renovation and expansion of Budimir Branch will begin Thursday, April 4.    When complete, the branch will include more customer space, additional resources and technology.  Design of the $3.5 million project was finalized in May 2018 and plans call for Budimir to remain open as much as possible during the 11-month build which will impact all sides of the facility. Effective April 4, parking at the branch will be suspended  during the entirety of the project.  On completion of the project in Spring Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

How many of you remember eating at Mother’s Pizza Parlor and Spaghetti House? This week’s Throwback Thursday pic is of the Mother’s Restaurant located at 6415 Tecumseh Road East. Opened not long before this photograph was taken in October 1980, this location was the second Mothers Restaurant to operate in Windsor, with the first opening in 1978 at 819 Ouellette Avenue. The Tecumseh Road location continued to operate until 1990, with Ouellette Avenue location closing in 1992. Today neither building stands, with the Tecumseh location having Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

The Park Building located at the southwest corner of Ouellette Avenue and Park Street West is the Throwback Thursday Pic this week. This photograph was taken not long after the building was completed in 1925. At the time this photograph was taken the following business were operating, Wilson Style Shoppe, Ashby’s Diamonds Watches, W. R. Maxwell Radio, Moxon Brothers Bobber Shop, Stone Realty Co., and Drs. Furlong, Coyle and Robillard had their offices on the second floor. Today the building still stands with Canada Post, Repair Continue Reading...
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VERN SMITH TO READ AT WPL

Vern Smith will be at Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) on Wednesday, March 20 to read from his latest novel, The Green Ghetto. The book’s title refers to an area of Detroit that became rural after losing municipal services. A main character in the novel runs a marijuana farm in the affected area.  If you’ve spent time in Chatham-Kent, Windsor or Detroit, you will recognize many of the areas referenced in his new work. His fiction has appeared in Concrete Forest: The New Fiction of Urban Canada (McClelland & Stewart), Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Taken in 1963, this weeks Throwback Thursday pic is of the Security Building, located at 267 Pelissier Street on the northwest corner with London Street (today University Avenue). Built in 1927 and opened in November, this ten storey commercial building was the tallest in southwestern Ontario at the time, and cost $475,000 to build. Stanley E. Loveridge and C. A. Ripley were the head of the syndicate that constructed the building. Pennington and Boyde were the architects. Consisting of 40,000 square feet of office space with Continue Reading...
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