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THROWBACK THURSDAY

In this photograph children are putting up boards with paintings around the construction site of the Central Library Branch in 1972. The new branch opened in 1973 and allowed the library to expand its collection and services. Today the Central Branch has over 10 000 customers walk through its doors on a weekly basis – will you be one of them?  ...
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Throwback Thursday

In 1886, Windsor’s first electric streetcars connected Windsor and Walkerville because of the growth of the Hiram Walker and Sons distillery. The Sandwich, Windsor & Amherstburg Railway (SW&A) built lines that would eventually connect Windsor to Amherstburg, Sandwich, Tecumseh – and beyond. The final line was replaced by buses in 1939. This photograph was taken around 1908. #throwbackthursday #archives #windsor #yqg #history  ...
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Throwback Thursday

We’ve always loved cars in Windsor! Here’s a #throwbackthursday in honour of the auto show in Detroit. These cars were on display at the Essex County Automobile Club in 1960. #WPL #Archives #NAIAS2018 #Chrysler #cars #Windsor #Detroit #automobiles #autoindustry. Can you name them?  ...
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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...
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