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PokéMapping Windsor

The Pokémon are everywhere! Throughout Windsor (and the world,) people have been hunting animated monsters as part of one of the biggest video-games in history.  You may play yourself, or you might have just seen large groups of people walking through parks with their smart phones out. If you aren’t familiar with it, Pokémon Go is an augmented reality game which you play in real world locations – like your local library....
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Changes to WPL hours of operation

With the days getting longer and the flowers blooming, it finally feels safe to say that the 2015-2016 winter is behind us. With that in mind, please remember that Windsor Public Library will soon be switching to its summer hours. Please note the change will take place beginning May 24th. Please note also that our final Sunday Service for this season was on Sunday May 1st. All locations will now...
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Remembering Howard Pawley

Windsor Public Library is currently grieving the loss, and celebrating the life, of Howard Pawley. The former Manitoba premier and Windsor resident was an instrumental member of the Windsor Public Library Board. His knowledge, passion, and presence will be dearly missed. He was a major factor in helping this system win the inaugural Public Library Board of the Year Award. Howard Pawley, PC OC OM,  devoted himself to a life of...
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WPL Continues With Holiday Hours – We Are Open!

Happy Holidays! Windsor Public Library has resumed with our holiday hours. Our week is as follows: Monday, December 28: regular hours; – Tuesday, December 29: regular hours; – Wednesday, December 30: regular hours; – Thursday, December 31: all locations 9 am-5 pm; – Friday, January 1: all locations closed. There is an error if you call us over the phone at 519-255-6770 as it says that all branches are closed. We are...
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What WPL is Reading in November

With November nearly at its end and Black Friday, American Thanksgiving, and Christimas coming up it’s a busy time for many. Of course, with the weather (perhaps finally) turning colder it’s a great time to curl up with a good book. As always, the folks at WPL have been busy reading some excellent works. Here’s just some of what we enjoyed best this month.   Rob: Lost Detroit: Stories Behind...
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