Category Archives: Programs

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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Christopher Paul Curtis To Talk at Central Library

Internationally renowned children’s author and friend of Windsor Public Library Christopher Paul Curtis will be at Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) on Saturday, March 24 to speak about his award-winning novels and talk about his journey from autoworker to bestselling author.  The event is suitable for both adults and children and will begin at 2 pm. Mr. Curtis will also talk about his new book, The Journey of  Little Charlie. Christopher Paul...
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March Break Activities At Your Library

Your neighbourhood library is the perfect place to enjoy March Break activities. The Windsor Public Library’s 2018 Children’s March Break Program begins Saturday, March 10 at community libraries across Windsor. Each year, thousands of children come to public libraries to play, read and learn about all the resources available to them free of charge. March Break activities run through Saturday, March 17. “Windsor Public Library is the perfect March Break destination...
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Sandwich Branch Black History Book Challenge Concludes

The 2018 Library Live Children’s Black History Book Challenge ended last week with 113 books enjoyed by the more than 100 participants who packed the Sandwich Branch. At the end of the event a list of the top 30 books and CDs was generated. Here are the top 10.  A full list can be viewed here.       Viola Desmond Won’t Be Budged – by Jody Nyasha Warner All Aboard! Elijah...
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Clutter -> Be Gone!

Are you having trouble keeping your possessions under control?  Do you need a plan for the piles or a refresh on your domestic routines? Are you looking for a different strategy, one that meshes better with your personal style? Cassandra Aarssen will provide tips for cleaning and decluttering during her presentation at the Central Branch on Saturday March 10.  This program will be held in the Community Living Room on the...
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