Category Archives: Leisure & Sports

Binge Watch Courtesy of the Windsor Public Library

I don’t consider myself a big TV watcher. I’ve occasionally put holiday decorations in front of the TV without thinking and friends have noted that I must not watch much TV if I don’t mind blocking my view. I like to think of myself as someone who prefers novels, time with friends, time outside…but the truth is, there’s just no moderation in the way I watch TV. It’s all or nothing for...
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How-To Festival Workshops Debut

Did you have the chance to attend our, ‘How-To’ Festival last September? We had a great time with a gathering of more than 15 local businesses and community agencies teaching fun and useful skills in 10 minutes or less. People loved the chance to learn something new and we wanted to give folks the chance to learn some skills that might take little more than 10 minutes to master. That’s...
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Make with WPL!

Inspired by the positive feedback we’ve been getting to our “What’s Cooking at WPL” features, we’ve decided to try something similar with our craft and DIY collections!  We’ve invited staff to submit photos of projects they’ve completed using materials from our shelves.  The books in our craft, decorating and DIY collections are among the most heavily used in the system. It seems that many of you turn to your public...
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Government Printer Peeks: Spring 2015

The Government of Ontario is looking for people to read and comment on their strategy to overhaul Long term Affordable Housing.  Also in the last month, various ministries at Queen’s Park  published plans and policy proposals for Home  and Community Care, Poverty Reduction, Beer Retailing and Distribution, and the Electricity sector  in our province. The 2015 guide to pick-your-own farms for fresh produce is due to be released in early...
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What’s Cooking at WPL

It is time for another addition of Cooking at WPL. Our staff have been busy whipping up some delicious recipes from the excellent selection of cook books that we have in our collection. It appears that beyond researching, Internet and customer service proficiency, our staff can now say they have great culinary talents! Enjoy these delectable reviews, and remember if you have any questions, comments, or perhaps even suggestions on what...
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