Improve your listening and speaking skills, make new
friends and exciting conversations. Light refreshments will be available.

Tuesday, September 18, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, Bridgeview Public Library.
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Wednesday, September 19, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Central Library.
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.



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.

Tuesday, September 18, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade library.

When it comes to learning
about finances, whether it’s understanding the basics of earnings, budgeting or credit, it’s never too late or too early to start.

This is a 4-part series. You are welcome to attend any or all dates!

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

Monday, September 10, 24, October 15 & 29 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Seminole Library.


Join us for a quiet time at the library colouring or playing
cards and board games.

For information call 519-255-65770, Ext. 5000.

Tuesday, September 25, from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Do you love to knit, crochet,
make pom pom crafts?

Join us every Thursday at the library. All supplies provided. Basic introductory instruction given.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 7700.

Thursday, September 27, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Sandwich Library.


Where should the new Central Library be located? It’s been a hot topic across the Windsor Public Library system this summer and the community has certainly made its voice heard. More than 1,500 comments have been gathered at meetings, through surveys, comments posted to the WPL website, emails and social media.   Popular options included the Paul Martin Building, Devonshire Mall, the Old/New City Hall area and Jackson Park. You also told us that the Downtown Core or the Cultural Hub was your preferred district. Now, we’re Continue Reading...
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With the end of the summer here, families across Windsor will be looking to take advantage of every opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while the warm weather lasts. Windsor Public Library has the perfect opportunity for you.  The library recently acquired a state-of-the-art movie projection system to screen family friendly movies outside.  It consists of a 25 ft. inflatable screen, projector, sound system and an ultra quiet generator. Following on from the success enjoyed by screenings at Forest Glade and Fontainebleau branches and an appearance at Continue Reading...
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Looking north, this week’s Throwback Thursday pic takes us on an aerial view of Windsor and Detroit’s downtowns. Taken in 1950 this view gives us a peek at what the skyline of Detroit and Windsor looked like before the Renaissance Centre and Casino Windsor dominated the riverfront. How many buildings can you identify in this photo? If you enjoyed this glimpse at the past and would like to view more historic photographs, please visit our digital exhibit “Windsor’s, History and Pictures” at  ...
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All locations of Windsor Public Library will change to WINTER HOURS on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018. Winter hours come into effect on the third Monday in September. Additionally, Sunday hours of operation (1-5 pm) for Central, Budimir and Riverside libraries come into effect SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018. CHECK OUT PUR WINTER HOURS HERE....
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This week’s Throwback Thursday pic was taken in 1928 of the recent opening of the addition to the C. H. Smith Department Store, a Windsor institution. The store named after its founder Charles Henry Smith opened his first store in 1914 on Pitt Street East. In the early 1920s the store opened a location on Ouellette avenue that served as its main entrance. At one point C. H. Smiths had three locations in downtown Windsor and locations throughout Essex County. Charles H. Smith past away in Continue Reading...
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Rave Reviewed

This month I was flying solo  as we returned to Rave Reviews after a break for the summer. We had lots to catch up on as everyone had a busy summer full of excellent books. I was excited to share my selections and receive excellent recommendations from library customers in attendance. My choices for this month were pretty varied and included a mix of fiction and non-fiction titles. I featured a mix of serious and light content: we had everything from page turning mystery to a nuanced collection of Continue Reading...
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