Tag Archives: Events

Hogwarts at the Library

Are you a Harry Potter Fan? We have an enchanted evening planned for all ages to celebrate the wizarding world of Harry Potter! This will be taking place on Thursday, October 26 from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Central Branch of Windsor Public Library. 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, and we thought there was no better way to celebrate that milestone then with a...
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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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Calling all hobbyists!

Do you have a hobby you love? Would you like to share your hobby with others? Are you available on Saturday January 17, from 2-4 pm? If so, you might like to participate as a presenter in our Happenin’ Hobby Open House at Central Library, in celebration of National Hobby Month. You won’t have to give a speech, but you will have to answer questions from interested people and be...
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Join us for Cinema Saturday

On Saturday, September 13th we’ll have our first session of our monthly Cinema Saturday program at the Central Library. If you’re worried one Saturday a month isn’t enough don’t! We’re keeping Saturdays interesting with a mix of programs: from Kids Clubs and other specialized programs (including the upcoming Superhero September!) with Miss Janet and Saturday Crafternoons with Miss Kate. There should be something fun going on every week! This Saturday...
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Mid-Day Movies Return This Summer to WPL

While it can be a fun time to go out and see a movie, it can also end up being a costly experience. The price of theatre admission for a family can often lead to an empty wallet by the end of the evening. If you are looking for a film-going experience that won’t break the bank then visit Windsor Public Library this summer for Mid-Day Movies! The screenings take...
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