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A visit with YA author Jen Storm

We at Windsor Public Library are excited to announce that Bookfest Windsor has arranged an author talk at our Central Branch with Jen Storm, author of Deadly Loyalties (which she published at age 14) and her newest title, the graphic novel Fire Starters.   She has an inspiring presentation for young people about herself, publishing at age 14, and the process that she went through in collaborating with the artist on...
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WILLIAM F. (BILL) CHISHOLM BRANCH TO OFFICIALLY OPEN SATURDAY

Construction on the newest addition to the Windsor Public Library system, the W.F. CHISHOLM BRANCH (1075 Ypres Avenue), was completed well ahead of schedule and will officially open at a Saturday, October 21 ceremony, which begins at 1:30 pm.  Community members are welcome to attend. The new $2.46 million, 6,500 sq. ft. library is a 21st. century facility with a distinctly automotive theme and connects to the west end of...
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Forms Clinic Update

Due to the work stoppage at St. Clair College, the forms clinic being held at the Central Library on Tuesdays and Wednesdays will be suspended until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. ...
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SANDWICH LIBRARY LIVE CHILDREN’S ACTING, CHESS, LEGO, WRITING CLUBS -PLEASE JOIN US ON 4 SATURDAYS, OCTOBER 4, 28, NOVEMBER 25, and DECEMBER 9 from 2:00 PM – 4:00PM

NEW AT SANDWICH LIBRARY – FREE PROGRAMS FOR KIDS AGES 4-12.  27 NEW MEMBERS  had a TERRIFIC TIME at our first meeting. YOU TOO CAN JOIN OUR ART, ACTING, CHESS, COMPUTER, LEGO, AND WRITING CLUBS.  All supplies provided.  We teach you how to play chess, write, draw, act, you can also book an appointment to get help with your homework.  Come and check us out.  SATURDAYS, OCTOBER 14, 28, NOVEMBER 25 and DECEMBER...
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WINDSOR PUBLIC LIBRARY WINTER HOURS

All locations of Windsor Public Library will change to WINTER HOURS on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017. 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 24, 2016. CLICK HERE FOR THE SCHEDULE.  ...
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Rave Reviewed September 2017

Last week we got back to Rave Reviews after a summer break. It was so nice to be back and talking books with Rave Reviews this month. I’ve been away for a while and I’d forgotten how much I enjoyed sharing book recommendations with such sensitive readers. It was a pleasure talking about what I’ve been reading and I have a feeling I’ll be reading some of the recommendations that were...
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LOCAL HISTORY CENTRE RECOGNIZED BY OGS

The Windsor Public Library has received an Award of Merit from the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) for the LOCAL HISTORY CENTRE at Central Library, which opened in April 2016. Windsor Mayor and WPL Board Chair Drew Dilkens was present at the September meeting of the Essex Branch of OGS to accept the honour.  The Local History Room is located on the second floor of Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue). Windsor Public...
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Free Forms Clinics at Central Library

Filling out forms can be a frustrating and difficult task.  Luckily, the St. Clair College Forms Clinic has returned to the Central Library. The Forms Clinic is being run by paralegal students from St. Clair under the supervision of a licensed paralegal professional. They will be available – at no cost –  to assist the public in filling out a variety of forms and applications – government, immigration, business, education, – even...
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Tech Offerings at WPL: We Want to Hear from You!

Have you used any of the technology available at Windsor Public Library?  Do you know about everything we have to offer?  Besides access to the internet at every branch, we offer library users the opportunity to make use of innovative technology, including audio/visual equipment (including green screen!), an electronic cutter, 3D printers, an Espresso Book Machine, Arduino technology and many tools to get kids of all ages to explore how...
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