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.

Throwback Thursday

This is a picture of the Great Western Railway yard at the river front. This photograph was taken in the 1870s during the conversion from provincial gauge 5’6” to standard gauge 4’8 1/2”. The Great Western Railway arrived from London Ontario in 1854, which linked Windsor to the rest of the country. In 1882 the Grand Trunk Railway took control of the line, which itself became part of the Canadian National Railway system in 1923. The river front rail yards were closed by Canadian National in Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Windsor Public Library Board is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 4 pm at Central Library in the Ouellette Lobby.  The featured speaker will be Executive Director of the Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF), Director of the University of Windsor School of Creative Arts, marketing professor and big library supporter, Dr. Vincent Georgie. Dr. Georgie will talk about “Reinventing our Public Libraries.’” Although he was raised in the Greater Toronto area, Dr. Georgie has deep roots in the Windsor Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Windsor Public Library Board is scheduled for Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at 4 pm at Central Library in the Ouellette Lobby.  The featured speaker will be Executive Director of the Windsor International Film Festival (WIFF), Director of the University of Windsor School of Creative Arts, marketing professor and big library supporter, Dr. Vincent Georgie. Dr. Georgie will talk about ‘Reinventing our Public Libraries.’ Although he was raised in the Greater Toronto area, Dr. Georgie has deep roots in the Windsor Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

Do it  with Gas! The Windsor Gas company was located at 185 Chatham Street West. This photograph was taken in 1925 when T. P. Pinckard was President and G. D. Wickett was Vice-President and Manager. Windsor Gas would become part of Union Gas Company of Canada in 1951 and by 1976 the building had been torn down to make way for a parking lot.     ...
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Seed Lending at WPL

Windsor Public Library is pleased to announce that our Seed Lending Library is available at the Central Branch (and will be available soon at the Forest Glade and Chisholm branches).Customers of the library can come to the 2nd floor in front of the demonstration balcony garden and look through the many types of seeds we have available so far this year. Now is the time to do your indoor planting so that those seedlings are ready to be planted outside in mid-May! Supplies are limited, so Continue Reading...
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