Category Archives: Events

Speed Friending for Ages 18-35 is Back!

Have you recently left the college or university scene, recently moved to the area or are just looking for new pals? We know it can sometimes be challenging to meet new people and WPL wants to make it easier for you with Speed Friending!  It’s a fun way to form new connections with other local 20-30 somethings. You’ll enjoy light refreshments while you spend the time getting to know your potential...
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Speed Friending 35-55 Edition is Here!

Windsor Public Library staff are excited to be able to announce that we’re expanding our Speed Friending programming to a wider age range! We’ve tested the waters and had success (and lots of fun) with Speed Friending for the 18-35 age range. Due to popular demand, we’re rolling out an event for those 36-55 on Monday, February 26th at our new W.F. Chisholm Branch from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm....
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Learn ‘How-To’ Practice Mindfulness This Year

The New Year is upon us and for many folks, the dawn of a new year means making resolutions for a happier and healthier lifestyle. The first ‘How-To’ workshop of 2018 aims to help you achieve this through the practice of mindfulness. For those who might be unfamiliar, mindfulness is the practice of being aware of your body, mind and feelings in the present moment. It’s thought to alleviate stress...
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Community Connecting Artist at Sandwich Library

Our peaceful place to paint seniors connect with our Thursday Tween Time. We enjoyed hours of creative fun filled programs at Sandwich Library last Thursday. Our seniors demonstrated watercolour painting techniques they had  practiced from the assignments I gave them last week. Tim’s sample technique was left on display by our gorgeous Sandwich Library picture windows. When the tweens came in they started to learn from the seniors’ work with great enthusiasm. At...
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Library To Hold Gigantic Book Sale

The Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) is holding a gigantic book sale on Friday and Saturday, December 1 & 2 from 9 AM to 5 PM. There will be thousands of titles to choose from, covering all genres of reading and viewing tastes. Hardcover books and trade paperbacks will be priced at $2 with mass market and small paperbacks at $1 but we’re encouraging everyone to pick up a...
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Did You Get Your Flu Shot?

Flu Clinic, November 23rd, 2017, Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue, Fred Israel Auditorium, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Registration is not required. You must bring your Health Card to get your flu shot....
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Join us for ‘How-To’ Holiday Organizing

Now the the spooky season is over, the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ seems to be in full effect. We know that all of the jolliness and cheer often comes with a side of  lists and to-do’s aplenty. Luckily for those of us who are frazzled by all of the holiday planning, the latest offering in our ‘How-To’ Workshop series is aimed at keeping you organized during the often...
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Flags of Remembrance Plaques at Central Branch

The news that several plaques honouring Canadian veterans had been stolen from a Riverside Drive memorial was heartbreaking.  The plaques and Canadian flags were installed by the Veterans Voices of Canada as part of their National Flags of Remembrance project.  However, when plaques started to go missing from the memorial, they were removed in order to preserve them. Our Digital Librarian Julie came up with the terrific idea of offering...
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Sandwich Library – National Novel Writing Month For Teens and Adults

LIBRARY LIVE TEEN WRITING CLUB discusses stories they have recently read. November is NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH. Library Live Writing Club members are off and planning their writing. If you haven’t heard of this writing challenge please go to  https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/pages/for-writers to learn the details. At Sandwich Library 3312 if you are 13 or older, you will find space to write Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Adults are also welcomed. Teens will meet...
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Don’t Miss ‘The Story of the Dodge Brothers’ at W.F. Chisholm Branch

On Saturday, November 4, you’re invited to join us at the new W.F. Chisholm Branch for a special presentation from our friends at the Canadian Transportation Museum. We’ve very excited that the morning’s special activities will feature something for all ages! 9:30-10:30 – Join us for a presentation from CTM volunteer Mickey, to learn about the Dodge Brothers from bicycles to automobiles and hear about their connections to Windsor. 10:45-12:30 –...
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