Category Archives: Events

WPL’s HOW TO FESTIVAL WILL ENLIGHTEN AND AMUSE

Are you looking for something interesting, informative and amusing to do as summer winds down?  Do you want to learn new skills to impress friends and family?  If so, the Windsor Public Library has just the event for you. On Saturday, September 10, the HOW TO FESTIVAL is scheduled from 11 am -3 pm – rain or shine – at Budimir (1310 Grand Marais Road West) and Central Library (850...
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Local Artist, Cindy Shafer, adorns Community Art Wall

Cindy Shafer, mother of four, born and raised in Amherstburg, Ontario,  is a self-taught artist who has worked in pen and ink, pastel, charcoal, marker, scroll saw, henna and digital art. Her exhibit is a welcome addition to our Community Art Wall and can be viewed during the whole month of September, 2016 at the Central branch. In 2013, at the age of fifty-four, Cindy decided to teach herself to paint with acrylics....
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Step Right Up for the ‘How-To’ Festival 2016

Windsor Public Library is excited to once again host our ‘How-To Festival’! On Saturday, September 10 from 11am-3pm, the public is invited to stop by to learn some fun and interesting skills in just 10 minutes or less.  We had so much fun at last year’s festival at Budimir Library that we’ve decided to expand the event to two locations – Budimir and Central Libraries, and almost 30 experts! We...
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Windsor Public Library Welcomes Syrian Teens

One of my favourite parts of my job is introducing new people to library services. I love being able to show people the very exciting resources that are available for free to anyone with a library card which is also free to any resident of Essex County. I feel like Santa Claus listing off all of the free resources, particularly when people erroneously think there are charges for programs, cards, or...
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Pokémon Go at Your Library

Twenty years into their existence, Pokémon might just be at the height of popularity. With the tremendous success of Pokémon GO, we’ve been getting a number of questions about what the game is, how to play it, and of course – “what is a Pokémon?” Long a popular series of television shows, books, movies, and video games, it has reached new heights with its new augmented reality game available on your smart...
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Mandalas Delight WPL’s Community Art Wall

WPL is delighted to introduce our next local artist, Ayesha Drouillard, to our Community Art Wall located at the Central Branch. Ayesha’s art is currently focused on creating wonderfully expressive and colourful Mandalas and sacred circles. She explains that she works intuitively, playing with colours and letting her heart guide her hands to create wonderful freehand designs. “The process of creating the freehand mandalas is just as important as the finished...
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Buzzed Bee

Windsor Public Library is excited to share a fun event we have coming up this month – The Buzzed Bee. You’re invited to join us at Phog Lounge (157 University Ave West) on July 21 for a unique spelling bee experience – one just for adults. The adult spelling bee has been a wild success across the United States and we’ve decided it’s high time Windsorites had their chance to...
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June How-To Workshop: Bookbinding Basics with Jodi Green

If you’ve been following our ‘How-To’ Workshop Series then you’ll know that we’ve had fun learning Hatha Yoga and Digital Photography Basics. We’ve got a real treat in store for you for our June session! Have you ever wanted to learn all about the art of bookbinding and even make your own simply bound book? If the answer to this question is, ‘Heck yeah!’, then you’ll want to attend our...
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Christopher Paul Curtis to Visit WPL

Internationally renowned children’s author Christopher Paul Curtis will be at Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) on Wednesday, May 11 to meet school children, read from his works and interact with members of the Windsor Public Library Children’s Writing Club. He will be reading from 9:35-10:30 a.m. and then meeting with students and others in attendance. School children from across Windsor and Essex County will be in attendance as Mr. Curtis...
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CANCELLED – Get in the Friend Zone for 20s & 30s

Sorry, but we have had to cancel this event.  Please keep checking our website as we will offer it again in a new format in the coming months. Speed Friending is a relatively new, fun, very low-pressure, and easy way to make long-lasting friendships and connections around town. This might be the ONLY place in town where you can meet a lot of people QUICKLY and form long-term friendships and...
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