I don’t know if it’s the time of year, but as the holidays wind down and the idea of a long winter indoors becomes a reality, I get a bit stir crazy and always tackle my spring cleaning much earlier than the name would suggest. While people are dropping the pounds at the gym, I’m usually found in the back of an old broom closet purging those bits of broken...Read more
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Librarian, Library Director, library planner Fred C. Israel was born in 1933 in Kitchener, Ontario and attended grade school there. After graduating from high school, Israel studied at St. Jerome College which was affiliated with the University of Ottawa. He received his B.A. from the University of Ottawa in 1957, and then went to the University of Toronto to study Library Science. He worked for a while at the Kitchener...Read more
Journalist, newspaper editor, writer Carl Morgan was born in 1931 in Toronto, Ontario. He married his wife Gloria, whom he met while working in Sudbury, Ontario, in 1952. They had three children and four grandchildren together. The Morgans moved to Windsor, Ontario when Carl got a reporter’s job with the Windsor Star in 1955, and remained in Windsor until their deaths in 2008. Carl never wanted to be a journalist, yet a journalist...Read more
A recent library visitor was looking to find more books with ideas for things she could do with and for her pet. The carousel below provides some examples of books available from our library. Keyword searches within our Bibliocommons catalogue sometimes can overlook related nonfiction items, so it is always good to open the details screen for an individual title and examine the subject headings found in the lower right...Read more
Due to scheduled system maintenance, access to our Library Catalogue, Online Databases, and Apps may be unavailable from approximately 1:00am-9:00am on Wednesday, July 20th. Public internet access in our libraries may be interrupted on July 20th as well. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....Read more
Do you love listening to audiobooks from your favorite authors? Then check out Windsor Public Library’s brand new collection of Playaways. These nifty little devices are pre-loaded audiobooks that offer an uninterrupted listening experience. Unlike books on CD, you don’t need to switch between multiple discs to experience a whole book. Simply plug in headphones or connect the Playaway to your car stereo to begin listening to your favorite books...Read more