The Canadian Periodical Index is a tool which can help when searching for articles about a specific topic. The information provides correct periodical, the specific date, volume and issue, and page numbers for the article. The Canadian Periodical Index works like a subject catalog for the articles inside magazines and journals with a particular eye to Canadian content. In 1928, librarians at the Windsor Public Library began to index important articles from...Read more
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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...Read more
Exciting news! Book Club Kits are now available via Interlibrary Loan! If you have been taking advantage of our Book Club Kit collection, you’ll be happy to hear that you now have access to more titles through our Interlibrary Loan service (ILLO). ILLO is a process that we use to borrow print materials that are not part of our collection from other public libraries in Ontario. Please use this form...Read more
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...Read more
Due to scheduled system maintenance, access to our Library Catalogue, Online Databases, and Apps will be unavailable from approximately 5:00 pm-5:30 pm on Friday, November 24th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....Read more