Category Archives: Events

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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WPL Community Art Wall: Neda Laketić Šoć Exhibit

Neda Laketić Šoć is a local Academic Sculptor Specialist and professional artist. Originally from Sarajevo, she relocated to Windsor in 1999. Former Graphic Designer/Art Exhibitions Coordinator at the The Capitol Theatre and Arts Centre and former member of the Board of Directors at Artcite, CARFAC, the Arts Council Windsor & Region and Artspeak Gallery, Neda has been actively engaged within the art community of Windsor for almost two decades. Her mixed media...
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WPL to Honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women with Faceless Dolls Project

During the week of May 16th – 22nd, the Windsor Public Library will be hosting a special project to bring awareness to the cases of close to 1200 missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada. In coordination with the Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre and the Métis Nation of Ontario, WPL will be hosting the Faceless Dolls Project. This project will consist of a series of workshops during which we are inviting...
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Many Voices, Many Lands

Splendid words before an appreciative audience describes a poetry event entitled, “Many Voices, Many Lands”,  held this past Saturday at the Central Branch. Marty Gervais, Poet Laureate for the City of Windsor, got things rolling with his analysis of poetry as a form of storytelling.  He encouraged everyone to be curious about life and to save family stories. Three of his poems from a recent collection were then shared.  Following Mr....
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Spark an Interest in Literacy at the SPARK a Change Book-nic!

You’re Invited… to Book Buddy and SPARK a Change’s Book-nic! Book Buddy, with the help of the SPARK a Change organization, is hosting a fun-filled book-nic to help ‘spark’ your interest in children’s literacy! There will be story-time, crafts, board games, and all kinds of fun for everyone. For further information about the SPARK a Change organization and its mandate, follow this link: https://blog.goldenkey.org/2014/08/11/introducing-spark-a-change/ All children and families are welcome,...
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Library Live Children’ s Club Celebrates Beverly Cleary’s 100th Birthday

Here are the Library Live Children’s Club member’s favourite Beverly Cleary Books. Henry Huggins, Henry And Ribsy, Ramona The Brave, The Mouse And The Motorcycle, and Two Times The Fun. Her books are funny, you might laugh too. On Tuesday, April 19, from 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm, we celebrate Earth Day by planting our 13th annual herb garden and giving away starter plants to take home.  ...
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Windsor Public Library To Open Local History Centre

The new LOCAL HISTORY CENTRE will officially open at Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) at a 2 p.m. ceremony on Thursday, April 14. Located on the second floor, it’s an enclosed space where customers can access resources from the WPL Local History Collection, as well as items from the Municipal Archive. Windsor Public Library has been acquiring, preserving and making available historic records of the City of Windsor, its boards and...
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National Volunteer Week, April 10-16, 2016

National Volunteer Week, April 10-16, 2016, is a time set aside to recognize all the people who donate time and energy to their community. Windsor Public Library volunteers serve on various committees, help with fundraising, assist with reading, writing and numeracy programs for children and adults and provide the homebound with much needed library service. Volunteers inspire others by their example and make Windsor a better place to live and...
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Video Poems on Display by Gregory Stasiak

With the relaunch of WPL’s freshly painted Community Art Wall, we are excited to announce our next exhibit from local artist, Gregory Stasiak. A member of the Arts Council of Windsor & Region and Artcite Inc; Stasiak’s exhibit mixes the mediums of both poetry and performance art to help us celebrate National Poetry Month for April 2016. Through the use of an ATM machine, Stasiak creates what would seem to most,...
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Join The Library Live Poetry Pirates

Pirates have come to Central Library. You can join them on Tuesday, April 5 and 26 from 5:15 pm – 6:45 p.m. at our next Library Live Children’s Club meeting. Eye patches and hats will be provided. We are reading action packed poems, attacking amazing art projects and maybe finding a mysterious treasure. What are they hiding? Where are they taking it? Click on Read More to see more photos and join us for two evenings of...
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