Category Archives: Events

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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PAINTING PRACTICES – TUESDAYS IN NOVEMBER 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM

Children ages 3-12 and caregivers are invited to join the Library Live Children’s Club every Tuesday evening in November from 5:00 PM – 6:45 PM. at CENTRAL LIBRARY – 850 OUELLETTE AVE. for PAINTING PRACTICE.  Last week we  learned Colour Field style of painting.  Last night students got the point while doing POINTILLISM art.  Next week we will be practicing DRIP ART PAINTING.  November 22 ABSTRACT ART is our focus.  Then we will bring all our practices together...
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WPL’s Featured Artist for the Month of November

Sue Cole is WPL’s featured artist of the month. Her exhibit, Interwoven is on display from November 1st to the 30th, 2016 at the Central Library branch Community Art Wall. Interwoven is a collection of new (2016) woven textile work using both new and vintage wool and synthetic yarns. The weavings are intermixed with select drawing and paintings. Inspired by spools of colourful yarn, Sue began weaving in January 2016 on...
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Library Outreach To Help With Novice DIY Enthusiasts

LIBRARY OUTREACH TO HELP NOVICE DIY ENTHUSIASTS Visitors to FRED, the mobile Windsor Public Library resource-on-wheels, will have the ability to borrow tools for small home and garden projects. Lowe’s Canada has generously agreed to partner with Windsor Public Library to provide the toolkits, which will include screwdrivers, hammers, pliers, wrenches, and a tape measure as well as an assortment of nails and screws.  Other tools include a cordless drill...
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Windsor Public Library – A Visit Will Get You Thinking

October is Canadian Library Month!  During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 16 to 22, 2016.  The theme this year is a Visit will get you Thinking, “The theme is consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values and matches the WPL commitment to lifelong learning, literacy and our pledge to growth and innovation,” says...
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Point Pelee Shipwrecks

In the cold depths beneath the waves, parts of our country’s past lie waiting to be rediscovered. For those whose passion lies in scuba diving or tales of Ontario’s earlier times, you will not want to miss a presentation by marine historians Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg, sharing their latest discoveries of Lake Erie shipwrecks. New slides show sunken ships near Point Pelee. All are welcome to attend.  The presentation will held...
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Poetry Basics with Vanessa Shields

If you had the chance to visit Budimir Library for our ‘How-To Festival’, you may just have been lucky enough to have taken home a piece of ‘poetry on demand’ written just for you by the talented Vanessa Shields! This month, aspiring poets will have the opportunity to learn the basics of writing their own inspiring poetry at our latest How-To Workshop Series offering. Vanessa will share tips and offer...
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Walkerville Artists’ Co-Op

WPL is pleased to exhibit the work from the Walkerville Artists’ Co-op (WAC) this month on our Community Art Wall at the Central Branch. The WAC is an art gallery, showcasing more than 35 artists, artisans and authors in Windsor, Ontario Canada. The gallery is run by its members as a true co-operative, and is now a not-for-profit organization. WAC runs many different types of programs for youth and for...
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Register Now for Our 2nd Adult Spelling Bee!

Windsor Public Library is excited to share a fun event we have coming up this month – Buzzed Bee II – Spelloween. You’re invited to join us at Phog Lounge on October 13 from 8:30-10:30pm for a unique spelling bee experience – one just for adults! We had a great time at our first-ever Bee in July and we can’t wait to see who proves to be our super speller...
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