All branches of Windsor
Public Library will be closed
on Friday, April 19, for Good Friday, Sunday, April 21, for Easter Sunday and Monday, April 22, 2019, for Easter Monday.

Only Central, Budimir and Riverside will be open on Saturday, April 20, from 9 am to 5 pm.

Improve your listening
and speaking skills, make
new friends and exciting conversations.
Light refreshments will be available.

Budimir, Monday, April 29, from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Bridgeview, April 23, 24, 30, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Central April 24, 29, from 6 pm to 8 pm.

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

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

Friday, April 26, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.

 

Stop by the library and try
out a new STEAM challenge! Each week we will encourage you to explore a different topic and learn something new. Ages 6 to 12.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3300.

Monday, April 15, 29, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Budimir 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.

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.

Windsor Public Library Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Windsor Public Library Board is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 4 pm at Central Library in the Ouellette Lobby. The featured speaker will be Marty Gervais, City of Windsor’s first poet laureate. The AGM will also feature the inaugural Howard Pawley Volunteer Awards and recognition of long service volunteers. Mr. Gervais will talk about the literary culture in the city, how it has developed over the years and what it is like today. Marty Gervais was the City of Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

The ferry “LaSalle” which ran between Windsor and Detroit, is this weeks Throwback Thursday Pic. The photograph taken circa 1928, the “LaSalle” was launched in Toledo, Ohio on 29 May 1922 and was put into service that July. The ferry could carry up to 3000 passengers and 75 automobiles. In the back and to the left of the photograph is the half completed Ambassador Bridge which opened in 1929, and would help contribute to the end of ferry service between Windsor and Detroit in 1938. The Continue Reading...
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Thank You Volunteers!

As we start National Volunteer Week (April 7-13), Windsor Public Library would like to acknowledge all the volunteers who strengthen and enrich both our library system and our community. To those who volunteer their time, energy and talents to our Adult Literacy department, Book Buddy program, Accessibility Services, Let’s Talk English program and teen volunteer initiatives, we give tremendous thanks!  Your efforts are appreciated by so many and really do make a difference....
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Throwback Thursday

This weeks Throwback Thursday Picture was taken around 1966, showing the commercial buildings on the west side of Ouellette Avenue, between Riverside Drive and Pitt Street. The business located on the block include the Toronto Dominion Bank, Grayson Jeweller, Paris Beauty Salon and Jack Fraser Men’s Wear. This block was demolished in 2000 to make way for the new Chrysler Building to house the automaker’s head office. If you are interested in viewing other historic images of Windsor please visit the library’s digital exhibit “Windsor’s History Continue Reading...
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Access the Largest Digital Library Ever

Windsorites looking for eBooks will soon have access to the largest digital library Windsor Public Library has ever offered.  Effective Monday, April 1, your library card and PIN will provide admittance to yourcloudLibrary.com , which links the digital libraries from dozens of institutions across Ontario to create an easy-to-access online digital library. With your library card in hand, you’ll need a computer or mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone, and a few minutes to search and access books.  cloud Library will replace Overdrive and Axis360 on Continue Reading...
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