Join us to engage in lively conversations over refreshments. This fun event intended for adults and seniors who are looking to socialize and make new friends.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Friday, February 15, and 22, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.


Do you want to express
your creative side with art
while meeting new people?
Join us at the Central Branch on select Saturdays to learn the craft of collage making.

February 23, March 9, 23, April 6 and May 4, from 10:30 am to 11:30 a.m.

All supplies will be provided.
For more information contact Colleen at 519.255.6770, Extension 4434

Build, Make, Create and
Play! Join us for activities in
the Children’s Learning Centre. For ages 6 – 12 years.

Every Saturday at 1:30 pm, Children’s Learning Centre, Central Library.

Learn about the digestive system and what role it
plays in your health, beyond just absorbing nutrients.

Join us for another event of our New Year, New You series with Dr. Harrison Oake, ND.

For information, call 519-255-6770 ext. 4434.

Saturday, February 23, from 2:00 pm, Chisholm Library.

Windsor Public Library is pleased to offer a new
source of streaming films.

Kanopy at showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

Join us for another event
of our New Year, New You series, and learn about hormones in the body and what they regulate.

Dr. Harrison Oake, ND will show you how to identify hormone imbalances and how to get them back on track.

For information, call 519-255-6770 ext. 4434.

Saturday, March 2, from 2:00 pm, Riverside Library.

Do you know someone
who struggles with everyday emotions or do you find yourself feeling overwhelmed easily.

Join us for another event
of our New Year, New You series, and learn with Dr. Harrison Oake, ND, simple and effective ways you can use essential oils for emotional aromatherapy in your home.

For information, call 519-255-6770 ext. 4434.

Wednesday, March 20, from 7:00 pm, Riverside Library.

Throwback Thursday

This week the North American International Auto Show is being held at the Cobo Center in Detroit. this weeks Throwback Thursday picture is of the Essex County Automobile Club Rotary Auto Show. The show was held at the Cleary Auditorium in Windsor, showcasing some fine Chrysler Corporation of Canada automobiles. If you are interested in this our other historic images of Windsor please check out the library’s digital exhibit “Windsor, History and Pictures” at
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Throwback Thursday

This photograph was taken in 1925 not long after the building was open to the public. The Equity Chambers Building is located on the north side of Chatham Street West in downtown Windsor. Designed as a commercial and office building and opened in September 1924, it housed Dack’s Shoes, J. Becker Company Ltd. Style Clothes Shop, Fleming, Drake and Foster Law Offices and Sheppard and Masson Architects. The Weights and Measures Building next to the Equity Chambers building housed the Dominion Immigration Office and was demolished Continue Reading...
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Finding Information: WPL Databases Versus Google?

Sweating over a term paper? You have to try our online databases! We all love Google, it’s great for a quick search especially for current events and news, personal information needs including shopping and entertainment or for finding locations – I’m a big fan of Google Maps. However, if you have to write a research paper or need verifiable, accurate information you are better off using a library database. At Windsor Public Library many of the documents found in our databases cannot be found by searching Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

This week’s Throwback Thursday picture was taken in 1949, and is looking north along Pelissier Street just north of Wyandotte Street. The building in the centre of the frame is the old YMCA building which was built in 1926 and closed as a “Y” in the early 1990s when a new facility was opened on Victoria Avenue. Today this building has been converted to apartments. The Norton Palmer Hotel building located to the right of the YMCA was one of Windsor premier hotels. Opened in 1927 and Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

This week’s Throwback Thursday picture, taken in the 1970s, is of St. Alphonsus Church and rectory. St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic parish is one of the oldest parishes in Windsor. The current church was opened in 1873 with construction starting in 1870, replacing earlier church that was opened in 1854. The rectory was built in the early 1900s, and was the residence for the local priest. The rectory was demolished around 1994 to make way for the expansion of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel vehicle exit. Today, Canada Customs building stands where Continue Reading...
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