Tag Archives: Events

Video Poems on Display by Gregory Stasiak

With the relaunch of WPL’s freshly painted Community Art Wall, we are excited to announce our next exhibit from local artist, Gregory Stasiak. A member of the Arts Council of Windsor & Region and Artcite Inc; Stasiak’s exhibit mixes the mediums of both poetry and performance art to help us celebrate National Poetry Month for April 2016. Through the use of an ATM machine, Stasiak creates what would seem to most,...
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Citizenship Ceremony

Today, Windsor Public Library had the pleasure of hosting a citizenship ceremony – the final step newcomers take in becoming Canadian citizens.  Libraries play an integral role in building strong and diverse communities and it was an honour and privilege for us to host the ceremony.  The role of libraries in building strong and healthy communities is a concept we believe in and an important feature of that is welcoming...
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HOW-TO FESTIVAL AT BUDIMIR LIBRARY WILL ENLIGHTEN AND AMUSE

Are you looking for something interesting, informative and amusing to do as summer winds down?  Do you want to learn new skills to impress friends and family?  If so, the Budimir Branch of Windsor Public Library (1310 Grand Marais Road West) has just the event for you. On Saturday, September 12, the Budimir HOW-TO FESTIVAL is scheduled from 11 am through 3 pm – rain or shine.  Located around the...
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Community gardeners come in out droves despite the chill

Over 50 people interested in learning more about local community gardens ventured out in the frosty temperatures last night to visit the Central Library for a documentary screening and information session. It’s tough to imagine with the snow heaped around us but for gardeners this is certainly the time to start planning!  The documentary, titled “A Community of Gardeners”, presented a history of the community garden movement in the US...
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Saturday Crafternoon: November 22

Please join us at the Central library for one of my favourite upcycling crafts! We’ll be using recycled materials to make water bottle snowmen. We had a blast making them last year and I’m happy to be able to post a craft made by one of last year’s participants. Crafts involving recycled materials are a great way to teach children about conservation and to emphasize the importance of preserving our...
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The History of Remembrance Day

The Windsor Public Library will commemorate the sacrifices Canadians have made in armed conflicts with a special presentation on the History of Remembrance Day.  This event will take place today, November 8th in the Casino Windsor Cares Laboratory at WPL’s Central location, starting at 2:00pm. Join us as we document the creation and history of this memorial day, talk about local commemorations being made to honour veterans, and share information...
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