Category Archives: Media Releases

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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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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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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Getting Off – and Finding Redemption: the Don Tait Story

Last Saturday afternoon, journalism instructor and local author Veronique Mandal recounted how, for the better part of two decades and over two continents, she pursued the story of former Windsorite, Don Tait. The son of an alcoholic father, Tait at different periods in his life has been a hard-working criminal lawyer, an addict, a fugitive, and a survivor of serious health problems.  It is only in the last few years that...
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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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