Category Archives: Announcements

Congratulations to Ms. Janet and Windsor Public Library!

We are thrilled to announce that the Penguin Random House Foundation has awarded Windsor Public Library a grant through its inaugural Library Awards for Innovation search. This award recognizes the most innovative public libraries and library staff for community-based library programs that engage citizens in reading and strengthen the social and cultural fabric of their community. This year only, Canada was eligible to compete, and Windsor Public Library was the only Canadian library...
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ARA on Community Art Wall

December’s exhibit features paintings from a variety of artists belonging to Windsor’s Association of Representational Artists (ARA). This local group of artists participates in local art shows and events and also hosts member workshops and demonstrations in and around the Windsor area. The ARA was formed in 1978 by a group of Windsor and area artists who shared a desire work and grow together in support of the art community....
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North Pole Workshop Partners With Library

The hard-working elves at the North Pole are energetically preparing for the coming holiday season and Mr. and Mrs. Claus are busy ramping up production in their workshop. It’s a season full of hustle and bustle, commotion and last minute tasks. The Reindeer Operations Division is also gearing up for a hectic time. Dasher, head of Reindeer Operations and apprentice Rudolph, have a wonderful gift-giving idea for those looking for...
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Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway: new report available for public review

A design and construction report pertaining to “New structures at the western terminus of the Highway 401 (Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway)” has been made available for public review and comment by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. Copies of the document will be available at the Central, Nikola Budimir and Sandwich Libraries for a 30 day period, running November 18, 2016 through December 19, 2016....
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RB Digital (Zinio) Maintenance – November 2nd

Please be advised, the RBdigital Gateway will be undergoing site maintenance Wednesday November 2 between 10pm and 4am EDT. You may experience a disruption in service and be unable to checkout, read online, or download eMagazines through the app or browser while this maintenance is in progress. We appreciate your patience. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact library staff....
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Library Outreach To Help With Novice DIY Enthusiasts

LIBRARY OUTREACH TO HELP NOVICE DIY ENTHUSIASTS Visitors to FRED, the mobile Windsor Public Library resource-on-wheels, will have the ability to borrow tools for small home and garden projects. Lowe’s Canada has generously agreed to partner with Windsor Public Library to provide the toolkits, which will include screwdrivers, hammers, pliers, wrenches, and a tape measure as well as an assortment of nails and screws.  Other tools include a cordless drill...
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