Join us to engage in lively conversations over
refreshments. This fun event is intended for adults and seniors who are looking to socialize and make new friends.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Friday, December 15, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.

An opportunity for dads to
enjoy bonding with baby
through stories, songs and rhymes. Ages 0 to 18 months.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500

Saturday, December 16, from 10:30 am to 11:00 am, Chisholm Library

Make new friends as you
learn to create a sweet gingerbread house. Best of all, you’ll get a delicious treat for your building efforts. Ages 8 and up.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Tuesday, December 19, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library

Create your own winter wonderland with a sparkling
take-home snow globe.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Thursday, December 21, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Seminole Library.

Interested in Science,
Technology, Engineering, Art,
or Math? Then come join us every Saturday in the Tech Hub at the library to Explore, Make, and Hack.
Some weeks may be open exploration, others could have a specific theme or STEAM challenge for you to tackle.

All ages welcome, under 12 with a caregiver. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4439.

Saturday, December 23, from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm, central Library

Peaceful Place To Paint Last Session – Thursday, December 14, 2017

Sandwich Library 3312 Sandwich St. has been a joy every Thursday, morning from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Several members from the community gathered there for A PEACEFUL PLACE TO PAINT. This Thursday is our last group meeting. Thank you to: Tim for giving us some terrific tips on painting with watercolour paints, Bonnie for sharing her many gifts, Marianne for showing us how to combine different mediums, Beth for her vibrant use of colours and her passion for creativity, and to all the others who have stopped in over Continue Reading...
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By The River January Meeting ReBooked

The December 13 meeting of BY THE RIVER, Readers series is now rebooked and will  happen on Wednesday January 17. Urban Farmhouse Press hopes this date works better for your busy holiday schedule and you will attend in the new year, as this meeting will present the published collection of the works of 2016-2017 readers. Place is the same (Ouellette lobby, Central Branch),  &                    no change to the time (starts 6:30 p.m.).  Free to all to attend....
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Help us “Techorate” our Tree

It’s that time of year when everything that is standing still gets decorated.  This Saturday, December 9 we will be doing just that, but since we are doing it in the Tech Hub, we will be “techorating”!  Make some cool tech and science-based ornaments to hang on our tree or to take home.  All ages welcome, but those under 12 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Join us in the Tech Hub at the Central branch at 2:30....
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Community Connecting Artist at Sandwich Library

Our peaceful place to paint seniors connect with our Thursday Tween Time. We enjoyed hours of creative fun filled programs at Sandwich Library last Thursday. Our seniors demonstrated watercolour painting techniques they had  practiced from the assignments I gave them last week. Tim’s sample technique was left on display by our gorgeous Sandwich Library picture windows. When the tweens came in they started to learn from the seniors’ work with great enthusiasm. At our morning session Bonnie showed the effect of using Windex on her painting while her husband Continue Reading...
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Brian’s Corner – A Sandwich Library Live Children’s Club giving back story

VALUED VOLUNTEERS – Sandwich Library is alive, in part, due to of our enthusiastic, vital, valued, volunteers. I have had a remarkable team of amazing volunteers over the past 20 years. I would like to introduce some of them to you over the next few months. It has only been a few weeks since Brian Stocks started meeting with several of the boys in our SANDWICH Library Live Children’s club. At Brian’s Corner you will find club members conversing over board games, talks about books, doing Continue Reading...
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Scheduled System Maintenance

Due to scheduled system maintenance, access to our Library Catalogue, Online Databases, and Apps will be unavailable from approximately 5:00 pm-5:30 pm on Friday, November 24th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....
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Launch of new book by author Fartumo Kusow on December 4

Fartumo Kusow, a Windsor high school English teacher, will mark the launch of her new novel Tale of a Boon’s Wife with a talk at the Windsor Public Library, Central Branch (850 Ouellette Ave), on Monday December 4th from 6:30-8:00pm. Community Living Room, 1st Floor. Kusow fled Somalia just as its years-long civil war was starting. She made her way to Canada, settling in Windsor where she earned an Honours Degree in English Language and Literature and went on to teach for the Greater Essex County District School Board. Set Continue Reading...
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Library To Hold Gigantic Book Sale

The Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) is holding a gigantic book sale on Friday and Saturday, December 1 & 2 from 9 AM to 5 PM. There will be thousands of titles to choose from, covering all genres of reading and viewing tastes. Hardcover books and trade paperbacks will be priced at $2 with mass market and small paperbacks at $1 but we’re encouraging everyone to pick up a plastic bag and fill it with books for only $2 or fill a cardboard box for Continue Reading...
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Free Forms Clinics Return to Central Library

Filling out forms can be a frustrating and difficult task.  Luckily, the St. Clair College Forms Clinic has returned to the Central Library. The Forms Clinic is being run by paralegal students from St. Clair under the supervision of a licensed paralegal professional. They will be available – at no cost –  to assist the public in filling out a variety of forms and applications – government, immigration, business, education, – even some legal forms.   They are strictly here to assist with the completion of such forms, and cannot Continue Reading...
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Did You Get Your Flu Shot?

Flu Clinic, November 23rd, 2017, Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue, Fred Israel Auditorium, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Registration is not required. You must bring your Health Card to get your flu shot....
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