Come and write your
letter to Santa while you
enjoy some hot chocolate.
All stationary and pen/pencils provided! School aged children.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

December 10 & 12, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Seminole.

Come to the library and
enjoy all things pancakes
while dressed in your comfiest
jammies. Stories, songs, crafts and maybe some of the real thing. All ages welcome,
under 10 with a caregiver.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Thursday, December 13, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Make a festive little elf!
Ages 10 and up.

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

Tuesday, December 18, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Transform a drab
pinecone into a glittering
tree just in time for Christmas. Ages 3 and up.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Saturday, December 22, from 11:00 am to Noon, Riverside Library.

Join us in getting ready for
the winter snow by making
giant paper snowflakes. All ages welcome, under 10 with a caregiver.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Thursday, December 27, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Bridgeview Library.

 

Join us for a morning of
STEAM with a fun story time
and activity! For ages 3-6. No registration Required.

Saturday, December 1st and 29th, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Budimir Library.

Rave Reviews: November

This month we had another wonderful Rave Reviews program. I was joined by my colleague Jasna Cakmak who brought in some wonderful selections and we enjoyed tea, treats, and great conversation about the books we’re reading and how we pick them. Rave Reviews is one of my favourite programs because it’s such a great way to get talking about books and to share book recommendations. I have a love/hate relationship with book recommendations. For me, a major factor to consider is who’s doing the recommending. I read Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

Today is ‘Go for a ride day’, so this week our Throwback Thursday pic is of Andrew Douglas Bowlby ready to take his Ford automobile for a ride. This photograph was taken around 1927 or ’28 in front of his house at 806 Victoria Avenue. Mr. Bowlby was one of the original investors in the Ford Motor Company of Canada and was the Ford agent for Essex and Lambton Counties. After the end of the First World War he sold his automobile business and opened a store selling Continue Reading...
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New look for Road to IELTS

If you’re using Road to IELTS, you’ll be happy to see that they have released a major upgrade! Not only does the site have a cleaner look and feel, it can now be used on tablets and smartphones. Please note that the site is no longer compatible with Internet Explorer; all other up to date browsers should work well. What is Road to IELTS? Road to IELTS is an online resource available to Windsor Public Library cardholders that can be used to help them prepare for the IELTS test. It Continue Reading...
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New Central Library Functional Plan Approved

The Windsor Public Library Board has approved the new Central Library Functional Plan which administrative staff and architect Jason Grossi began in 2016.  The two-phase initiative captures the vision for a new central library and includes costing estimates and the results of various community consultations.  The Plan provides a road map for the Windsor Public Library Board and City Council to follow and move forward and build a new Central Library in downtown Windsor by 2026.  The executive summary, background, consultation process, the plan, costing estimates Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

The Throwback Thursday pic this week is of the Plante Brothers’ Red and White Grocery store located on the west side of Drouillard Road at 245 in Ford City. The photograph was taken around 1930.  I’m wondering what the two boys sitting on the steps had just bought at the store. The store was an on going business for about half a century opening in the early 1900s and closing in 1951 when Milan’s Lunch occupied this location. If you are interested in this or other historic images Continue Reading...
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