Category Archives: Events

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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Featured Artist, Irina Teske: Community Art Wall – Central Branch

Irina Teske is a graduate of the University of Windsor and has been a practicing artist for more than twenty years. Currently, she is obsessed with painting on chipboard. Exploring the relationship between image and material serves as the foundation for her artistic practice. The dichotomy between the natural and the man-made is acknowledged by a close engagement with the chipboard, unearthing the imagery inherent in the material.  The repetitive...
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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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A Conversation With Jeff Lemire @ Windsor Public Library

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, we are pleased to be hosting a conversation with Jeff Lemire. It takes place Saturday January 28th at 2:00pm in our Central Library. Jeff Lemire is an internationally recognised and award winning graphic novelist. Join us and hear about his work and the creative process behind The Secret Path, his collaboration with Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip. It tells the tale of Chanie...
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NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH – WRITE – IN AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

We will be meeting at Central Library – 850 Ouellette Monday, November 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 5:00p.m.  – 8:00 p.m. Writers are invited to join the challenge to write a book during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo).   “NaNoWriMo is a marathon writing event that challenges participants to write the first draft of a 50,000­word novel in November. There are local chapters in more than 600 regions around the...
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YOUNG AUTHORS AND WRITERS join us for NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH CLUB

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 22, and 29 from 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. at CENTRAL LIBRARY – 850 OUELLETTE AVE.  we are participating in National Novel Writing Month. https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/  Join this writing club for kids, their caregivers, and teen volunteers.  We are working on your great stories.  Please bring your stories, poems, illustrations, or your ideas for stories.   All supplies provided.  Kids ages 6-12...
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