Category Archives: Programs

Border City Charm – Windsor in Pictures

  Calling all Amateur Photographers! Celebrate Windsor’s 125th Birthday with the WPL   1892 – 2017 We invite you to capture our “Border City Charm” and share your images with us. To mark our great city’s 125th birthday, we would love to showcase Windsor’s inspiring people, interesting landmarks and the places Windsorites most enjoy. Take your inspiration from our city’s rich history, our multicultural DNA or whatever you think makes Windsor unique! Photos will...
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Check the Tech @ Walkerville Brewery

Windsor Public Library is hitting the road with our Tech Hub for Check the Tech @ Walkerville Brewery! We’re adding a techie twist to Walkerville’s weekly Thursday Game Night. If you’ve never had a chance to see our Tech Hub in person, this is a fun way to get your feet wet. Grab a delicious locally brewed pint of Walkerville beer while you show you what WPL has in store,...
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May 2017 Rave Reviewed

Another month, and another lively Rave Reviews here at Central. This month, there was a lot of fiction on tap from Sue and Jodie. Here is what we read: Sue’s picks: Naked Came the Manatee by Hiaasen, Carl et al A quirky and hilarious thriller put together by 13 of the funniest writers in the States. The book involves murder and intrigue, tied together by Booger the Manatee. Ridiculous and...
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Speed Friending Hits WPL

Are you new to the City? Have you recently finished college or university and are looking to expand your social circle? We know it can sometimes be hard to make new connections as an adult, and that’s why Windsor Public Library is so excited to offer Speed Friending!  You might be thinking, “What in the world is speed friending?” and we’re more than happy to answer that question for you!...
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April Rave Reviewed

April is flying by, and soon it will be time for our next Rave Reviews session; sorry about the delay in posting this month’s gems, which were brought by Sue and Mae. Here are Mae’s picks: BURIAL RITES by Hannah Kent Iceland, 1828. A woman, Agnes Magnusdottir, convicted of murder, is sent to live in custody at a peasant farmer’s home until such time as she is to be executed.  This...
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Library Live Children’s Club Member Loved The New Books From Random House

THANK YOU RANDOM HOUSE for the new books given to the Christopher Paul Learning Centre at Central Library. On Tuesday the Library Live Children’s April Artists took a break from painting to check out the new books purchased as a result of winning a runner up prize for library program innovation from the Penguin Random House Foundation. Thank you to the Manager, Public Services Collections, Nancy Peel and the Collections...
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‘Get Organized’ this Spring with Our Next ‘How-To’ Workshop

I don’t know about you, but now that the warmer weather is upon us,  I’ve been bitten by the spring cleaning and organizing bug. That’s why I’m so excited about our next ‘How-To’ Workshop offering! If you’re anything like me, you might have a hard time figuring out the best way to keep everything organized and easily accessible at home. Well, have no fear, help is here! This month we’ll...
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Thank You Teen Volunteers of The Library Live Children’s Club

As we celebrate our 17th year together, I would like to thank the amazing 1084 teen volunteers that have helped to make the 53  Library Live Children’s Clubs FUN-TASTIC and educational.  To date we have had well over 13000 and counting children and caregivers in our programs. Here’s to 17 more terrific Years of educational Joy!      ...
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Healthy Living Series: Healthy Families

Are you a parent or caregiver who would like to learn more about how you can encourage your child to eat more healthfully? We know this can be something hard to master for many families and that’s why we’re excited to welcome Dr. Harrison Oake, ND for an informative session on healthy eating for the little (and not so little) ones! Dr. Oake will be presenting helpful tips and suggestions...
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