Category Archives: Programs

Windsor Public Library Is Now On The Air!

Tune in every Friday at 12:30pm to CJAM 99.1FM for Off the Shelf, Windsor Public Library’s weekly radio program dedicated to discussing books, culture, and what is happening in the world of public libraries. Off the Shelf features author interviews, reading recommendations, and program listings of events happening at the library. This week’s edition will feature an interview with University of Windsor Professor and author Dr. André Narbonne, discussing his...
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Make your Photos Shine!

Do your photos look dull, dark and blurry?  Want them to be crisp, interesting and attractive?  Join us in the Tech Hub on Wednesday, March 15 at 6 pm and learn how lighting can make a difference in your photos. Lauren Hedges will run through the basics of photography lighting and give you tips to make your photos shine.  Check out her website at www.LaurenHedges.com to see samples of her work. For...
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Exercise on the Go to Stay on Track

In last month’s Stay on Track workshop we enjoyed learning about how to stay on track nutritionally with naturopathic doctor, Dr. Harrison Oake. He’ll also be joining us for some upcoming programs on additional health-related topics so stay tuned! For this month’s Stay on Track session we’re focusing on keeping fit to stay on track.  We’re excited to share that we’ll be joined by certified personal trainer, Mike Carter of...
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Seed Lending Library Opening at Central

  Due to the overwhelming success of the seed lending library at our Forest Glade Branch, we are excited to announce that a seed lending library is now coming to our Central Branch. This past summer as our patrons who frequent the downtown branch know, we opened a demonstration garden (pictured) on our balcony fronting Ouellette, thanks to Councillor and Library Board member, Rino Bortolin. The next step is now...
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February Rave Reviewed

It was another great Rave Reviews session, and we saw a few new faces this month.  Miss Kate is away, so I got the opportunity to step into the group again…and can I just say how much fun this hour a month is, and how much I miss it (and the lovely ladies who attend and crack me up!).  We were joined by Sue, our Self-Publishing Facilitator, and we brought...
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Stay on Track with Dr. Harrison Oake

We’re almost a month into 2017 and, if you’re anything like us, you’re trying your best to hang on to those New Year’s resolutions! Many of us have health-based resolutions such as eating healthfully, exercising more or focusing less on the daily stresses of life. Here at WPL we know that it can be quite challenging to stick with these healthy habits once the shine wears off the New Year!...
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How-To Workshops 2017: Train Your Brain

We learned all kinds of great skills in our 2016 ‘How-To’ Workshops including painting, bookbinding and yoga. Fans of the workshop series can rest assured that 2017 will bring even more chances to learn fun and informative skills. On Saturday, February 11, we’re kicking off this year’s offerings with something that everyone can use – a fitness session for your brain! We’ve invited Mind Strong founder Chelsea Wade in to...
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Adult Graphic Novel Club

Are you a fan of comic books and graphic novels? Would you like to discuss this medium with other comic fans? Then join Budimir’s Adult Graphic Novel Club! Like a traditional book club, our members gather each month to discuss a chosen graphic novel, engaging in a lively discussion about the book. In previous sessions we have discussed such titles as Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Seth’s It’s a Good Life,...
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Mandala Art Class @ Budimir Library

December brings another enlightening and fun installment of our ‘How-To’ Workshop Series for teens and adults. We had such a great response to our paint night that we have decided to offer another art workshop for you. You’re invited to join us at Budimir Library for a Mandala Art Workshop with local artist, Ayesha Drouillard! You’ll spend the morning being inspired by the significance and symbolism of these sacred circles...
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PAINTING PRACTICES – TUESDAYS IN NOVEMBER 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Children ages 3-12 and caregivers are invited to join the Library Live Children’s Club every Tuesday evening in November from 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. at CENTRAL LIBRARY – 850 OUELLETTE AVE. for PAINTING PRACTICE.  Last week we  learned Colour Field style of painting.  Last night students got the point while doing POINTILLISM art.  Next week we will be practicing DRIP ART PAINTING.  November 22 ABSTRACT ART is our focus.  Then we will bring all our practices together...
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