Category Archives: Media Releases

New Temporary Location Selected For Central Library

The Windsor Public Library Board announced the sale of Central Library to the Downtown Mission in February with the building scheduled to change hands at the end of June next year.  Since then we have looked at  over 20 possible temporary sites to house the Central Branch while plans are firmed up for a new permanent downtown location. At the regular June meeting of the WPL Board they unanimously passed...
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Family Friendly Movies To Be Screened Outside This Summer

With the end of the school year fast approaching, parents across Windsor will be looking for fun activities which appeal to the whole family – and if they’re free, so much the better! Thanks to City of Windsor Ward Funds provided by councillors Bortolin, Kusmierczyk and Marra, Windsor Public Library recently purchased a state-of-the-art movie projection system to screen family friendly movies outside – at parks, community centres and other...
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Summer Programs 2018 at Your Windsor Public Library

School’s almost out and that means that summer programming at Windsor Public Library is on the way! We have loads of fun programs planned for your littles (and not so littles) this year. WPL staff at all branches will be hosting programs designed to keep children and teens engaged and entertained during the summer months. We’ll be offering everything from escape rooms to DIY ice cream to STEM programs to...
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Audiobooks @ WPL

June is audiobook month. If you’ve never tried audiobooks before, now is as good a time as any to get started. Some say audiobooks don’t count as reading? I say who cares! As long as I still find out who dunnit in the end, does it really matter if it’s via eye or ear? I turned to audiobooks as a means of sneaking extra chapters into my jam packed days....
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Christopher Paul Curtis Educates, Motivates and Entertains…

Internationally renowned children’s author – and friend of Windsor Public Library – Christopher Paul Curtis dropped by Sandwich Branch recently to meet school children, read from his works and motivate students to read and become more involved in the creative writing process. Close to 400 students from General Brock, Marlborough and West Gate public schools were in attendance. Many of the children in attendance have ties with the Library Live Children’s...
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