Category Archives: Events

Hogwarts at the Library

Are you a Harry Potter Fan? We have an enchanted evening planned for all ages to celebrate the wizarding world of Harry Potter! This will be taking place on Thursday, October 26 from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Central Branch of Windsor Public Library. 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, and we thought there was no better way to celebrate that milestone then with a...
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3rd Annual ‘How-To’ Festival hits Windsor Public Library

Fall is just around the corner and that means it’s once again time for Windsor Public Library’s annual ‘How-To’ Festival. We’re going on our 3rd fabulous year and this time we’re taking the party to the city’s east side and our Forest Glade branch. We hope you’ll join us! This year we’ve invited over 20 experts in a variety of areas to teach you a host of fun and useful new skills...
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Local History Centre Recognized By Ontario Genealogical Society

WINDSOR – Members of the media are invited to attend the September meeting of the Ontario Genealogical Society (Essex County Branch) at which Windsor Public Library will receive an Award of Merit from the OGS. Date: Monday, September 11, 2017 Time: 6:15 pm Location: Local History Centre, Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue (2nd. Floor) Attending: City of Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens Windsor Public Library Board Directors Windsor Public Library CEO...
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Learn How – To Get a Great Night’s Sleep at ‘Sleep 101’ Workshop

Most of us can probably recall at least a few nights in the past month or two where, even though we were exhausted, we just couldn’t seem to stop tossing and turning in order to get a full night of peaceful, quality sleep. Despite the fact that a good night’s sleep is an essential part of a healthy and balanced lifestyle, it’s something that doesn’t necessarily come naturally to everyone. Well,...
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All About 1867: Canada’s Great Lakes Ships and Shipwrecks

There is something mysterious and thrilling about the underwater world.  Our own inland seas contain the remains of naval ships sunk in battle and commercial vessels lost to the forces of a storm, foundered on rocks, or destroyed at their moorings. Marine historians Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg have researched, explored, and photographed many Great Lakes shipwrecks.  To commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday they have new videos to show and tales...
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