Are you 55+ and new to
the City or simple looking
to add to your circle of friends?

Join us for an afternoon of mingling and meeting new people in a fun relaxed environment.

Please register in-branch or by phone 519-255-6770 ext. 6620.

Friday, June 21, from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Riverside Library.

Builders unite! Drop in
and create with blocks,
Lego, Knex and more.

Ages 4 to 12, under 10 with a caregiver. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Monday, June 17 & 24, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Seminole Library.

Transform a simple rock
into a beautiful ladybug.
Join us for this fun craft at the library.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Saturday, June 29, from 11:00 am to Noon, Forest Glade Library.

Simply colour.
We’ll provide everything.

Tuesday, July 2, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

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

Join us at the library for
stories, rhymes and songs.

Ages 6 and under, with a caregiver.

Thursday, July 4, 11, 18, and 25, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Learn all about bees and
how much they mean to
our climate and our food, and what you can do to help them.

Wednesday, July 10, from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

FAMILY FRIENDLY MOVIES TO BE SCREENED OUTSIDE THIS SUMMER

With the end of the school year fast approaching, parents across Windsor will be looking for activities that appeal to the whole family.  Following up on a successful outdoor movie season last year, Windsor Public Library is again embarking on a summer schedule of free family friendly fun at locations across the city. Movie screenings and other fun and games continue Friday, June 28 at Mitchell Park at 399 Giles Boulevard West at 8 pm, with the screening of How to Train Your Dragon 3 scheduled to begin at sundown.  (Rain Continue Reading...
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cloudLink is now active!

It has now been about a month since we moved our digital collections over from Overdrive/Libby and Axis 360 into cloudLibrary, and we are happy to report that eBooks & eAudiobook checkouts are at an all time high. We thank you all for your patience through this transition. One of the factors in our decision to move to cloudLibrary was to have access to cloudLink, which allows us to share eBooks and eAudiobooks with other participating libraries in Ontario – ultimately increasing the number of books Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This photograph taken in the 1950s during the golden age of air travel is of Trans Canada Airlines North Star airplane on the tarmac at Windsor Airport. The North Star DC-4M-2 aircraft was built by Canadair Aircrafts Ltd. and flown by Trans Canada Airlines from 1946 to 1961. The North Star could accommodate 44 passengers and a crew of 7. The plane’s cruising speed was 523 km/h, with a range 6,200 kms. In 1964 an Act of Parliament changed the name of Trans Canada Airlines to Continue Reading...
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IMPORTANT DATES FOR SANDWICH AND JOHN MUIR BRANCHES

Please  take note of the dates regarding the closure of Sandwich Branch and the opening of John Muir Branch (363 Mill Street).  The Grand Opening is scheduled for Saturday, July 20 and all are welcome to come and help us celebrate the transformation and commissioning of the 1921 Sandwich Fire Hall and Stable into a stunning 21st. century public library facility. Sandwich Branch will be closing SATURDAY, JULY 6 John Muir Branch will open on SATURDAY, JULY 13 GRAND OPENING for John Muir Branch will be Continue Reading...
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eBooks & eAudiobooks now available through cloudLibrary

Looking for eBooks & eAudiobooks? You can now find them in the cloudLibrary App! As we announced a little while back, we have begun a partnership with cloudLibrary as our content provider for both eBooks and eAudiobooks. While we were transferring titles from Overdrive/Libby and Axis 360 to cloudLibrary we offered limited access to those two Apps; now that the content has migrated, we have ended access to those two platforms. You can no longer log into Overdrive/Libby and/or Axis 360 to borrow and read content with your Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Ridin’ the Hound.  Maybe your bus trip started at Windsor’s Greyhound Bus Terminal. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of the Greyhound bus terminal located at 44 University Avenue East. This photograph taken in the mid-1970s shows the front of the terminal with the Dashboard Restaurant occupying the left side. Greyhound opened the terminal to passenger traffic in 1941. In June of 2007 Greyhound moved its bus terminal into the new Windsor International Transit Terminal, and vacated the old location. For a number of years after Continue Reading...
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