Category Archives: Announcements

Seed Lending at WPL

Windsor Public Library is pleased to announce that our Seed Lending Library is available at the Central Branch (and will be available soon at the Forest Glade and Chisholm branches).Customers of the library can come to the 2nd floor in front of the demonstration balcony garden and look through the many types of seeds we have available so far this year. Now is the time to do your indoor planting...
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We’re Looking For Your Input

The Central Branch of Windsor Public Library is moving.  The WPL Board recently announced the sale of the building to the Downtown Mission which means the library has to vacate by June 2019. The Branch will move to a temporary location before a new, permanent location is found. We want to hear what you have to say on the matter.  Where would you like to see the Central Branch permanently located...
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Central Library To Relocate In Deal With Downtown Mission

The Windsor Public Library (WPL) is about to write the next chapter in its nearly 125 years of history after agreeing to sell the Central Library building at 850 Ouellette to the Downtown Mission. Following the opening last year of the W.F. Chisholm Branch at the Optimist Community Centre, the start of construction on the John Muir Branch in Sandwich Town and the forthcoming renovation of the Budimir Branch in...
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New Year, New Look

If you are a frequent visitor to the Central Branch, you will have noticed a number of changes in the past year as fixtures and materials moved around.  Just this past week, more new bookshelves arrived.  Sounds of construction filled the first floor as the units were whirred and whapped together, and the second floor temporarily turned into a maze as the new fixtures queued up, waiting to be filled...
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By The River January Meeting ReBooked

The December 13 meeting of BY THE RIVER, Readers series is now rebooked and will  happen on Wednesday January 17. Urban Farmhouse Press hopes this date works better for your busy holiday schedule and you will attend in the new year, as this meeting will present the published collection of the works of 2016-2017 readers. Place is the same (Ouellette lobby, Central Branch),  & no change to the time (starts 6:30 p.m.). ...
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Scheduled System Maintenance

Due to scheduled system maintenance, access to our Library Catalogue, Online Databases, and Apps will be unavailable from approximately 5:00 pm-5:30 pm on Friday, November 24th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....
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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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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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Marty Gervais to read from latest book at Central Branch

Local author, Marty Gervais, is well known for his collections of reminiscences from the famous, everyday folk, and colourful characters who call this area home. This fall Biblioasis releases Mr. Gervais’ newest book, Five Days Walking Five Towns: touring Windsor’s past,  in which he gathers more stories from the border cities communities. You can hear excerpts from the book plus more anecdotes during an author reading, presented with the co-operation...
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