Category Archives: Adult programs

They were childhood friends, but still he shot Babe dead.

Prohibition in the Border Cities gave rise to many stories of rumrunners, speakeasies and people who fought against illegal liquor.  On Thursday November 29, an appreciative audience gathered in the Community Living Room at the Central Branch to hear local author Patrick Brode (pictured left) retell the story of  the deadly confrontation between  innkeeper Babe Trumble and Rev. Leslie Spracklin. If you missed this presentation, Mr. Brode will make another appearance on Saturday...
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Rave Reviews: November

This month we had another wonderful Rave Reviews program. I was joined by my colleague Jasna Cakmak who brought in some wonderful selections and we enjoyed tea, treats, and great conversation about the books we’re reading and how we pick them. Rave Reviews is one of my favourite programs because it’s such a great way to get talking about books and to share book recommendations. I have a love/hate relationship with...
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Senior Speed Friending is Back at Central Library

Due to popular demand, Windsor Public Library is excited to be offering another speed friending event for those 55+! Are you new to the City or simply looking to add to your circle of friends? Then this is the perfect event for you! Join us at Central Library on Thursday, November 15 from 6:30-8:00pm for an evening of mingling and an opportunity to make lifelong friendships in a fun and relaxed...
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Winter is Coming – Game of Thrones Fandom Festival

This cold snap has reminded us that winter is indeed coming and Windsor Public Library is back with another fun fandom event!  This time we’re celebrating all things Game of Thrones. We would like to invite all visitors including  Whitewalkers and Wildlings, to our Fandom Bash at Westeros (Central Library). If you’re a lover of the book series or the TV series then this event is for you. The fun takes...
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Many Verses, Many Smiles

April is poetry month, and over the last few weeks, several poetry-themed programs took place in the library.  This past Saturday, the New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence, in conjunction with the Central Branch hosted our third MANY VOICES, MANY LANDS event.   Recitations were spoken in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Nepali, Persian, and Urdu as well as English, as participants shared poems by favourite traditional authors, or verses of their own...
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