Category Archives: Announcements

Show Us What You’ve Got in The Garage!

Do you have a classic or antique car you want to show off? Any old pictures of Grandpa standing next to his Studebaker, Packard or even Hupmobile? How about Mom standing next to her Chrysler Cordoba – of course, with the rich Corinthian leather? Now is the time to share them with us! To celebrate Windsor’s automotive heritage, the AUTOMOTIVE ARCHIVES at Windsor Public Library is looking for photographs to...
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Seed Library Gets “Pat on the Back” Award

The Windsor Public Library is honoured to have received the Pat on the Back award in recognition of our Seed Lending Library. The Windsor Essex County Environment Committee’s Pat on the Back award is a prize given to local environmental projects occurring in Windsor and Essex County. This prestigious award is given to projects that display exemplary grassroots environmental improvement in the community. The Seed Library was started at the Forest...
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Library Branches to Close Thursday, May 26

All branches of Windsor Public Library will be closed Thursday, May 26, 2016 to provide an opportunity for staff development and training. Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) will open as scheduled from 9 am to 8 pm. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Library resources and materials are available 24/7 at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com....
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Windsor Public Library Provides a Helping Hand to Returning Fort McMurray Residents

Fort McMurray families returning to Windsor to escape the devastation and destruction caused by the wild fires in Northern Alberta can turn to Windsor Public Library for internet access and information – in addition to free materials and entertainment. “Windsor Public Library will be providing free library cards to Fort McMurray residents in our community who are working to put their lives back together,” says WPL CEO Kitty Pope. “Daily...
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Windsor Public Library Summer Hours

All locations of Windsor Public Library will change to SUMMER HOURS on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Summer Hours 2016 come into effect on the third Monday in May. Additionally, Windsor Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 23, 2016 to celebrate Victoria Day. Customers should note that materials due back on these dates will not impact accounts. Materials can be renewed at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com....
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Changes to WPL hours of operation

With the days getting longer and the flowers blooming, it finally feels safe to say that the 2015-2016 winter is behind us. With that in mind, please remember that Windsor Public Library will soon be switching to its summer hours. Please note the change will take place beginning May 24th. Please note also that our final Sunday Service for this season was on Sunday May 1st. All locations will now...
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WPL Community Art Wall: Neda Laketić Šoć Exhibit

Neda Laketić Šoć is a local Academic Sculptor Specialist and professional artist. Originally from Sarajevo, she relocated to Windsor in 1999. Former Graphic Designer/Art Exhibitions Coordinator at the The Capitol Theatre and Arts Centre and former member of the Board of Directors at Artcite, CARFAC, the Arts Council Windsor & Region and Artspeak Gallery, Neda has been actively engaged within the art community of Windsor for almost two decades. Her mixed media...
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Windsor Public Library To Open Local History Centre

The new LOCAL HISTORY CENTRE will officially open at Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) at a 2 p.m. ceremony on Thursday, April 14. Located on the second floor, it’s an enclosed space where customers can access resources from the WPL Local History Collection, as well as items from the Municipal Archive. Windsor Public Library has been acquiring, preserving and making available historic records of the City of Windsor, its boards and...
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Video Poems on Display by Gregory Stasiak

With the relaunch of WPL’s freshly painted Community Art Wall, we are excited to announce our next exhibit from local artist, Gregory Stasiak. A member of the Arts Council of Windsor & Region and Artcite Inc; Stasiak’s exhibit mixes the mediums of both poetry and performance art to help us celebrate National Poetry Month for April 2016. Through the use of an ATM machine, Stasiak creates what would seem to most,...
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Library Approves New Contract With CUPE Local 2067.1

Library staff, members of CUPE Local 2067.1, have a new employment contract with the Windsor Public Library Board. Members ratified a four-year settlement last week with the WPL Board following suit at a special Board Meeting March 30, 2016. The local represents 62 librarians, clerks, cataloguers, and building operations staff. The contract with CUPE Local 2067 expired December 31, 2015. The contract provides for a 1.25 percent wage increase retroactive to January...
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