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.

Use your Library Card to Stream and Download Music

Freegal – WPLs music streaming service, has rebuilt its App from the ground up! Fun fact: In December 2017, music lovers in Canada streamed over 900 million songs in a single week – setting a new national record. Our friends at Nielsen tell us that these numbers continue to increase, with streaming on the rise, downloading on the decline, and CDs moving towards obsolescence. With easy to use streaming services like Spotify, Play Music, and Apple Music providing access to hundreds of thousands of songs at Continue Reading...
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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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