The Windsor Public Library
(850 Ouellette Avenue) is holding
a gigantic book sale on Friday and Saturday, May 26 & 27 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 $5 (we supply the bags and boxes).  Audio cassettes and DVDs are priced at $3 and magazines are two for a dollar.

Mayday celebrations
continue with a month long indoor fair. Join us for active stories, a booknic, games, crafts and other activities. Ages 4 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Tuesday, May 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Central Library.

Have you just left the university/college scene,
recently moved to the area or are just looking for new pals? We know it can be hard to meet new people and we want to make it easy for you! This low-key event will be a fun  way to form new connections with other local 20-30 year olds.

Feel free to come solo or in a group but please pre-register. Age 18-35.

Please call to register: 519-255-6770, Ext. 3310 or e-mail jcakmak@windsorpubliclibrary.com or lpieczonka@windsorpubliclibrary.com

Help us celebrate the official Launch of our seed library
with a fun afternoon of gardening activities.

For all ages. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4517.

Saturday, June 3, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

The library is all aflutter
with all things butterfly! Metamorphosize paper into delicate 3-D artwork and let your imagination take wing. Age 5 to 12.

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

Saturday, June 3, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Remington Park Library.

Put your baking skills to the
test! Bake and enjoy our
30 second brownie. Ages 6 and up.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Wednesday, June 7, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Children & teen volunteers
meet to learn to play chess.
X-box games, Duplo Lego and a variety of board games are also available.

Ages 4 to 12. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Saturday, June 10, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

Like to surprise dad with a customized beautiful card,
join us at the library to make your own card.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Saturday, June 10, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Join us for an informal
discussion of all things
writing. All levels and genres welcome.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4603.

Tuesday, June 13, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Self-publishing Lab, Central library.

Each month we’ll explore
a few Apps that we think you’ll enjoy and we’ll open up the floor for you to share some of your favourites with the group. Beginners welcome.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4424.

Wednesday, June 14, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Riverside Library.

Let the sun shine through
your colourful kite flying
on our windows! Ages 6 and up.

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

Thursday, June 15, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Spaceships, aliens & planets
galore! This crafty program
will explore the universe and other dimensions beyond!

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

Saturday, June 17, from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm, Seminole Library.

Meet New Pals at Library “Speed Friending” Event

Making friends is difficult if you’ve recently moved to a new city or if work and education time commitments – and life in general – conspire to hinder the process. With the help of a good book, Windsor Public Library plans on providing a fun and casual way for you to meet other young adults in a casual, low-key and fun environment. Millennials aged 18 to 35 are encouraged to register for a SPEED FRIENDING workshop at the Riverside Branch (6305 Wyandotte Street East) of Windsor Public Library. Continue Reading...
Read more

Library To Hold Gigantic Book Sale

The Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) is holding a gigantic book sale on Friday and Saturday, May 26 & 27 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...
Read more

Rainy Day Reads!

It’s kind of miserable outside. It’s soggy and wet and kind of wonderful. Surely, I’m not the only one here who secretly loves this type of weather? It’s the perfect excuse to stay inside with a cup of tea and catch up on some reading! Since I’m at work and can’t curl up with a book right this second, I’m going to live vicariously through those of you who have the day off and share some of my favourite rainy day reads. I tend to favour immersive Continue Reading...
Read more

Border City Charm – Windsor in Pictures

  Calling all Amateur Photographers! Celebrate Windsor’s 125th Birthday with the WPL   1892 – 2017 We invite you to capture our “Border City Charm” and share your images with us. To mark our great city’s 125th birthday, we would love to showcase Windsor’s inspiring people, interesting landmarks and the places Windsorites most enjoy. Take your inspiration from our city’s rich history, our multicultural DNA or whatever you think makes Windsor unique! Photos will be showcased on our website and displayed at the Central Library for all to enjoy. Send Continue Reading...
Read more

An unforgettable read

I recently read a book that I can’t unread. Not that I would want to. I picked up Caitlin Doughty‘s book after watching a few episodes of her Youtube series Ask a Mortician. I’d been curious about her for a while and figured her book would help me understand my best friend’s job as a funeral director and maybe give us more to talk about.* Plus, I love reading books that tell me about experiences that are different from mine and this one felt like a Continue Reading...
Read more

Shawn Micalleff To Visit Windsor Public Library

Urban columnist and author SHAWN MICALLEF will be visiting Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) on Thursday, May 25, 2017. The 7 pm appearance is the third in a series which Windsor Public Library has scheduled to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. He will be in conversation with WPL Board Director and City of Windsor Councillor, Rino Bortolin. Born and raised in Windsor and a graduate of St. Anne’s HS and the University of Windsor, Shawn Micallef is now a Toronto-based urban expert. He is the author of Continue Reading...
Read more

Check the Tech @ Walkerville Brewery

Windsor Public Library is hitting the road with our Tech Hub for Check the Tech @ Walkerville Brewery! We’re adding a techie twist to Walkerville’s weekly Thursday Game Night. If you’ve never had a chance to see our Tech Hub in person, this is a fun way to get your feet wet. Grab a delicious locally brewed pint of Walkerville beer while you show you what WPL has in store, both fun and functional. If you want to feel like a kid again, we’ll have our Continue Reading...
Read more