All branches of Windsor
Public Library will be closed Thursday, April 27 to provide
an opportunity for staff development and training.

Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) will open as scheduled from 9 am to 9 pm.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Library resources and materials are available 24/7 at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com.

Come out and explore the
different tech tools we have in
the Tech HUB. From GarageBand to electronic cutters, from robots to video cameras and software, we have equipment to try out and staff on hand to explore with you.

All ages welcome, children under 12 with a caregiver.

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

Tuesday, April 25, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Central Library.

Join us as we play with K’NEX
to build some awesome structures.

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

Wednesday, April 26, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Join certified instructor
Deanna as she shows you basic breathing techniques and movements to suit your individual needs. Please bring a yoga mat.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Thursday, April 27, from 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm, Riverside Library.

National Canada Film Day: April 19

There must be more that 150 ways to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial, but here is one to write on your calendar for next week. Reel Canada opened their vaults of movies featuring Canadian actors, locations and directors for a nation-wide tribute to our film industry.  Central Library will be offering two family-friendly classics on Wednesday, April 19, in our Ouellette Avenue lobby.  Free for any to attend. 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  ANNE OF GREEN GABLES. (1985) On turn-of-the-20th-century Prince Edward Island, siblings Matthew  and Marilla Cuthbert  Continue Reading...
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TECH HUB ‘MORPHING’ AT FOREST GLADE LIBRARY

Thanks to grants provided by City of Windsor Ward Funds and the Ward Renewal Project of CUPE Local 82, Forest Glade Library has ‘morphed’ into a branch teeming with new technology. Ward 7 Councillor and Windsor Public Library Board Director, Dr. Irek Kusmierczyk, has provided $6,000 of ward funds which have been combined with $6,000 from the CUPE ward renewal project to provide the Forest Glade community with access to cutting edge technology. Both identified the Forest Glade project as deserving of the funds and recognize Continue Reading...
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Thank You Teen Volunteers of The Library Live Children’s Club

As we celebrate our 17th year together, I would like to thank the amazing 1084 teen volunteers that have helped to make the 53  Library Live Children’s Clubs FUN-TASTIC and educational.  To date we have had well over 13000 and counting children and caregivers in our programs. Here’s to 17 more terrific Years of educational Joy!      ...
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Healthy Living Series: Healthy Families

Are you a parent or caregiver who would like to learn more about how you can encourage your child to eat more healthfully? We know this can be something hard to master for many families and that’s why we’re excited to welcome Dr. Harrison Oake, ND for an informative session on healthy eating for the little (and not so little) ones! Dr. Oake will be presenting helpful tips and suggestions about how we can use the principles of good nutrition to keep our kids (and the Continue Reading...
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Your Voice Matters – We Want To Hear From You!

Library Planning Consultant Anne MacKay will be at Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette) on Wednesday, March 29 to hear how the community connects to the central library and gather input on ideas and innovation for a future library.  The session is scheduled from 6:30-8 pm and will be in the Ouellette Lobby on the first floor.  The community is welcome to attend. Together with Architect Jason Grossi of design studio g+G, Ms. MacKay has begun community and staff consultations on how best to ‘right size’ the Continue Reading...
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Government Printer Peeks: Winter 2017

Governments, as with people, use the turning of the year to both examine the past and make proposals for the future.  From the first quarter of 2017, I have selected some health and economic reports that either provide a report card of existing conditions or look forward to coming needs. The Advisory Council on Economic Growth hopes combined private and public initiatives will BUILD A HIGHLY SKILLED AND RESILIENT CANADIAN WORKFORCE .   This publication makes reference to an related Australian NEW WORK MINDSET report which Continue Reading...
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