An apple a day, lemon, ginger, turmeric teas? What other
great recipes to help promote good health do you use?  Do you want to share? Would you like to learn more?
Join us for morning tea and discover what great materials your library has on eating and drinking for good health.

For information contact Janet at Sandwich Library at 519-255-6770 x 7700.

Tuesday March 20, from 10:00 am to 11:45 am, Sandwich Library.

Dads, 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, March 21, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, 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, March 24 , from 1:00  pm to 4:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Is your child ready to read
chapter books? Join us weekly
as we read and respond to several chapters of a good book. A reading and writing book club for ages 8 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Monday, March 26, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Seminole Library.

The library is very excited
to extend an invitation to
everyone who would like to join our Spanish conversation circle. Improve your Spanish in a relaxing and friendly environment with Claudia and Danilo.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3320.

Saturday, March 31, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Budimir Library.

Sandwich Library – Black History Month Event

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2017: What Were Windsorites Reading?

Whether in traditional book form, on a tablet or via a Smartphone, Windsorites certainly took advantage of the abundance of materials available at Windsor Public Library last year. Circulation figures show that 1,107,228 items circulated – of this, 186,393 were in electronic format. The most popular titles checked out at WPL last year were DVDs with movie connections – The Secret Life of Pets (398 checkouts), closely followed by Jason Bourne (327) and Sully (317). Placing first on the most popular Adult Fiction list was The Women in Cabin Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Coordinates Community Services Hub

The Library Hubs Meeting Community Needs (LHMCN) Project at Windsor Public Library is holding a COMMUNITY WINTER WARM UP on Tuesday, January 30 at Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue). The event begins at 1 pm and is scheduled to conclude at 4 pm – refreshments will be available. Community members are invited to stop at the library to learn about community services in a relaxed, but informative, environment. The LHMCN Project is focused on encouraging the development of new ways to engage with and meet the changing Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

In 1886, Windsor’s first electric streetcars connected Windsor and Walkerville because of the growth of the Hiram Walker and Sons distillery. The Sandwich, Windsor & Amherstburg Railway (SW&A) built lines that would eventually connect Windsor to Amherstburg, Sandwich, Tecumseh – and beyond. The final line was replaced by buses in 1939. This photograph was taken around 1908. #throwbackthursday #archives #windsor #yqg #history  ...
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RIP Ursula K. Le Guin

Acclaimed fantasy and science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin died Monday, January 22, 2018 at the age of 88. While she leaves a tremendous legacy of wonderful, thoughtful, and acclaimed literature she will be missed. In the words of Margaret Atwood “her sane, committed, annoyed, humorous, wise and always intelligent voice is much needed now.” While I haven’t read as much of Le Guin’s writing as I may have liked. I was forever changed by what I read. I found her short story, The Ones Who Continue Reading...
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Fabric Swap at Sandwich Library Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thank you to our library live community and Windsor Public Library staff for your generous donations. Thank you also to my amazing teens volunteers for sorting, folding and packaging all the donated fabrics. We now have 2 large bins of fabrics to share with the community at large. Please stop by Sandwich Library, Thursday, February 1 from 10:30am to 12:00 pm. I will be demonstrating some of our favourite crafts. You can also take home fabric supplies while our supplies last.  It is free and fun!...
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Library Live Children’s Clubs Had a Terrific Time Jumping in January

In total 34 children took part in the various gentle indoor challenges during the month of January. After Chess, Lego, Lego Mindstorm, Craft, and Writing Clubs we would gather to stretch and do some indoor physical challenges. Congratulations to you all. Keep warm and healthy. Join us Saturday, February 3, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, for our annual Black History Month Challenge. Discover wonderful authors, artists, astronaut, explorers, inventors, scientists and so much more.  We will have an art class, story time, scavenger hunt, games, music and so much Continue Reading...
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Self-Driving Cars – What You Need to Know

The North American Auto show rolls out of town this weekend, but if you haven’t got enough of cars yet, visit us at W.F. Chisholm library, home of the Windsor Public Library Auto Archives, for a talk about the future of cars. Self-driving cars are big news these days, but what will they mean to our community?  How will autonomous vehicles affect our driving, and our industry?  Dr. Peter Frise will share his knowledge about the future of cars, and cars of the future. Join us Monday, January 29, Continue Reading...
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New Year, New Look

If you are a frequent visitor to the Central Branch, you will have noticed a number of changes in the past year as fixtures and materials moved around.  Just this past week, more new bookshelves arrived.  Sounds of construction filled the first floor as the units were whirred and whapped together, and the second floor temporarily turned into a maze as the new fixtures queued up, waiting to be filled with books as the old shelves were emptied and disassembled. Purchased with monies from the Library’s Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

We’ve always loved cars in Windsor! Here’s a #throwbackthursday in honour of the auto show in Detroit. These cars were on display at the Essex County Automobile Club in 1960. #WPL #Archives #NAIAS2018 #Chrysler #cars #Windsor #Detroit #automobiles #autoindustry. Can you name them?  ...
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