Category Archives: Media Releases

Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Upgrading

Do you need to upgrade your skills to find a job or get better at the job you have? Have you been out of school for a while and want to brush up on reading, writing, math or digital technology? Do you have a hard time filling out forms, or helping your kids with their homework? The Ontario Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program helps adults in Ontario to develop...
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March Break at Windsor Public 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...
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TELL US WHERE TO GO!

We’ve received a great deal of feedback on our pending move from 850 Ouellette Avenue.  Library supporters are extremely vocal about a new, permanent location for Central Library.  The Windsor Public Library Board and Administration are busy creating a short list of possible options.  They include: -Riverside Drive between Caron and Ouellette avenues; -the Cultural Hub area around Adventure Bay Family Water Park; -the Ouellette Avenue Corridor; -Jackson Park. We...
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Central Library to Relocate in Deal With Downtown Mission

The Windsor Public Library (WPL) is about to write the next chapter in its nearly 125 years of history after agreeing to sell the Central Library building at 850 Ouellette to the Downtown Mission. Following the opening last year of the W.F. Chisholm Branch at the Optimist Community Centre, the start of construction on the John Muir Branch in Sandwich Town and the forthcoming renovation of the Budimir Branch in...
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Meet New Pals at Library “Speed Friending” Event

Making friends is difficult if you’ve recently moved to a new city or if work and education time commitments – and life in general – conspire to hinder the process. With the help of a good book, Windsor Public Library plans on providing a fun and casual way for you to meet other adults in a casual, low-key and fun environment. Those in the 36-55 age bracket are encouraged to...
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