Are you 55+ and new to
the City or simple looking
to add to your circle of friends?

Join us for an afternoon of mingling and meeting new people in a fun relaxed environment.

Please register in-branch or by phone 519-255-6770 ext. 6620.

Friday, June 21, from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Riverside Library.

Builders unite! Drop in
and create with blocks,
Lego, Knex and more.

Ages 4 to 12, under 10 with a caregiver. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Monday, June 17 & 24, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Seminole Library.

Transform a simple rock
into a beautiful ladybug.
Join us for this fun craft at the library.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Saturday, June 29, from 11:00 am to Noon, Forest Glade Library.

Simply colour.
We’ll provide everything.

Tuesday, July 2, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Join us at the library for
stories, rhymes and songs.

Ages 6 and under, with a caregiver.

Thursday, July 4, 11, 18, and 25, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Learn all about bees and
how much they mean to
our climate and our food, and what you can do to help them.

Wednesday, July 10, from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Facebook Live Q&A with Author Dawn Dumont

For the month of June, which is Indigenous History Month, over 300 libraries across Canada are teaming up to read the same book at the same time: Glass Beads, by Dawn Dumont. This is Canada’s first ever #1eReadLivrelCanada campaign, and Windsor Public Library is thrilled to participate. From June 3-30 library customers can borrow the eBook and eAudiobook from WPL’s cloudLibrary collection on demand – no holds or wait lists. You can also borrow this book in print format.  Readers can discuss the book in the Vancouver Public Library’s dedicated One Continue Reading...
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FAMILY FRIENDLY MOVIES TO BE SCREENED OUTSIDE THIS SUMMER

With the end of the school year fast approaching, parents across Windsor will be looking for activities that appeal to the whole family.  Following up on a successful outdoor movie season last year, Windsor Public Library is again embarking on a summer schedule of free family friendly fun at locations across the city. Movie screenings and other fun and games continue Friday, June 28 at Mitchell Park at 399 Giles Boulevard West at 8 pm, with the screening of How to Train Your Dragon 3 scheduled to begin at sundown.  (Rain Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of the Canal in Sandwich. This photograph was taken sometime in early decades of the Twentieth Century. Some of the canals in Sandwich where fed from mineral springs. These mineral springs became very popular with visitors during the 1860s to 1880s, where it was reported that on Sundays and holidays, as many as 10,000 people would visit the springs and swim in the curative waters. By the time the 1890s arrived the springs had gone dry. If you are interested Continue Reading...
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Read Glass Beads with Canada-Wide eBook Club

This Indigenous History Month, from June 3 to 30th, readers all across Canada are invited to read Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont as part of the One eRead Canada campaign. Along with other participating libraries across Canada, Windsor Public Library will make the eBook and eAudiobook editions of Glass Beads available with no holds or waitlists all month long. You can download Glass Beads from cloudLibrary or Hoopla. About the Book Glass Beads is by Saskatchewan-born Plains Cree author, actor, and comedian Dawn Dumont. It’s an engaging collection Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

May 27 to June 2 is ‘Bike to Work Week’. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic taken in the early 1900s is of four gentleman, Jack Mothersill, Gerald Carlisle, Bernard Bates and Harold Fenich riding their bicycles down Victoria Avenue. All four are dressed in a suit and tie, so maybe they were biking to work or simply out for pleasurable ride on a beautiful day. Are you part of the growing contingent of commuters riding their bikes to work?        ...
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