Dad, grab your kids and get
ready for some fun at this
evening storytime. This program offers some fun stories and crazy crafts.

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

Wednesday, August 15, Riverside Library.

Visit us at the library for an afternoon of board games and chess. All are welcome.

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

Saturday, August 18, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Fermenting Workshop:
Pickles, Vegetables and Fruits:

Krysta from Dances in Garden joins us once again to teach another process in fermentation. This workshop will cover how to do those vegetables and fruits and more, that we love to eat so much! There will be handouts with recipes and techniques. Krysta will once again be happy to answer your questions! This program is part of our Gardening Workshop Series.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Wednesday, August 29, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Budimir Library.

 

Ladies and gentlemen,
step right up and learn
something new…in 10 minutes or less!

You’re invited to Windsor Public Library’s 4th annual ‘How-To’ Festival. We’ll have something for everyone young and old, so bring the whole family down for this fun event.

Rain or shine, the show must go on!

Saturday, September 8 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

THROWBACK THURSDAY

The Windsor Star building located at the corner of Ferry and Pitt Streets, was the home of Windsor’s daily newspaper from 1923 until 2013. This picture was taken sometime in the early 1930s showing “The Star” sign on top of the building. At the time the paper was called “The Border Cities Star”, in 1935 would become “The Windsor Daily Star” and finally “The Windsor Star”. Today “The Windsor Star” is located in the old Palace movie theatre at Ouellette and University. The old building was Continue Reading...
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Test Your Windsor Trivia Knowledge…

Do you think you know everything there is to know about Windsor? If you do, or think you do, you’ll want to mark August 16 on your calendar.  That’s when you get to show off your knowledge at the Windsor Wisdom Trivia Competition. Windsor Public Library and Museum Windsor invite you to join likeminded individuals at the Phog Lounge (157 University Avenue West) on Thursday, August 16 from 7 to 9 pm for the inaugural Windsor-themed Trivia Night. Grab your friends and form a team to Continue Reading...
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Learn Business Skills Through Independent On-Line Learning

If you’re contemplating a career change or just looking to improve your marketable workplace skills, Windsor Public Library can help. Through, LYNDA.COM, a leading online learning platform, library customers now have the opportunity to enhance their business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. With your Windsor Public Library card and a PIN, simply log on to the library website to access LYNDA.COM which has a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Courses are delivered in modules. Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Looking south on Ouellette Avenue at Wyandotte Street this week’s Throwback Thursday pic was  taken in 1965, of the Vanity movie theatre and F. W. Woolworth Department Store.  Playing at the Vanity, was the movie ‘Mister Moses’ starring Robert Mitchum and Carroll Baker. Stanley E. Taylor was the manager of the theatre at the time. The Vanity Theatre opened its doors in 1937 and closed them in 1987. The former theatre played host to a variety of bars and eventually stood empty for a number of Continue Reading...
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Online resources for New Canadians

Are you, or do you know a new Canadian who is preparing for the IELTS test? If so, we can help! We offer Road to IELTS (General and Academic) in online format for library cardholders. This eResource/App provides individuals preparing for the IELTS with practice tests, advisory videos, and eBooks covering reading, listening, speaking, and writing – just like the IELTS test itself. Road to IELTS also tracks learner progress and performance, helping learners to assess where they stand in each category, and which areas to Continue Reading...
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