Join St. John Ambulance
therapy dog volunteers for a special meet and greet at the library. Children will learn about the role of therapy dogs, how to safely approach and interact with dogs and a story. Most importantly you’ll get to meet a therapy dog in person.

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

Saturday, July 14, from 10:30 am to 11:15 am, Seminole Library.

Join us for the Robotics and
Tech Club. This club is held
once a month at the library and is designed to spark your imagination and creativity. Ages 8 to 13.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Tuesday, July 17, from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm, Forest Glade Library.

 

Vermicomposting uses
earthworms to turn organic wastes into very high quality compost.

Learn how the waste we generate in our homes can be composted and kept out of our landfills and why this method of composting our organic waste can be done even in cold climates. This program is part our Gardening Workshop Series.

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

Wednesday, July 18, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Central Library.

City of Windsor Mayoral Trivia

Do you know your Windsor Mayors? Which Mayor lasted just eight days in office? Who was the only female Mayor?   Biographies on all Windsor Mayors can be found on our Famous Windsorites page.  Check out our trivia questions and test your knowledge! The Famous Windsorites portal is a unique database we started in November 2015 to help WPL better serve our customers. As library staff answer customer questions about famous Windsor residents we have posted our research on-line to share with the entire community. This is an ongoing project, we Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

This photograph was taken in 1925 the year that the YMCA building was open on Pelissier Street. This facility was used by the Y until 1989 when the building was closed. In 1975 the Y moved there Health, Fitness and Recreation  Centre from Pelissier to their new facility on Victoria Avenue. The YMCA Residence was moved from Pelissier Street to a new building on McDougall Avenue in 1989. A private developer buys the Pelissier Street property in 2002 and today the building has been converted to Continue Reading...
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Galactic Gala at Windsor Public library

Join us for a Galactic Gala in honour of the Star Wars Fandom!   WHEN:  Thursday, May 3, 2018 TIME: 6:30-8 pm WHERE: Auditorium, lower level – Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue   Padawans and Sith Apprentices of all ages will enjoy an afternoon of Star Wars themed fun, crafts, trivia and even a visit from some of our favourite Star Wars characters compliments of the 501st Legion. Call 519-255-6770 Ext. 2200 to register....
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Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Upgrading

Do you need to upgrade your skills to find a job or get better at the job you have? Have you been out of school for a while and want to brush up on reading, writing, math or digital technology? Do you have a hard time filling out forms, or helping your kids with their homework? The Ontario Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program helps adults in Ontario to develop and apply communication, numeracy, interpersonal and digital skills to achieve their goals. This program is available Continue Reading...
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Many Verses, Many Smiles

April is poetry month, and over the last few weeks, several poetry-themed programs took place in the library.  This past Saturday, the New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence, in conjunction with the Central Branch hosted our third MANY VOICES, MANY LANDS event.   Recitations were spoken in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Nepali, Persian, and Urdu as well as English, as participants shared poems by favourite traditional authors, or verses of their own creation....
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