Improve your listening and speaking skills, make new
friends and exciting conversations. Light refreshments will be available.

Tuesday, September 18, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, Bridgeview Public Library.
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Wednesday, September 19, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Central Library.
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

 

 

Join us to engage in lively conversations over
refreshments. This fun event is intended for adults and seniors who are looking to socialize and make new friends.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Tuesday, September 18, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade library.

When it comes to learning
about finances, whether it’s understanding the basics of earnings, budgeting or credit, it’s never too late or too early to start.

This is a 4-part series. You are welcome to attend any or all dates!

To register call 519-255-6770, ext.8800.

Monday, September 10, 24, October 15 & 29 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Seminole Library.

 

Join us for a quiet time at the library colouring or playing
cards and board games.

For information call 519-255-65770, Ext. 5000.

Tuesday, September 25, from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Do you love to knit, crochet,
make pom pom crafts?

Join us every Thursday at the library. All supplies provided. Basic introductory instruction given.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 7700.

Thursday, September 27, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Sandwich Library.

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Where should the new Central Library be located? It’s been a hot topic across the Windsor Public Library system this summer and the community has certainly made its voice heard. More than 1,500 comments have been gathered at meetings, through surveys, comments posted to the WPL website, emails and social media.   Popular options included the Paul Martin Building, Devonshire Mall, the Old/New City Hall area and Jackson Park. You also told us that the Downtown Core or the Cultural Hub was your preferred district. Now, we’re Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday photograph is of former Windsor Mayor Elizabeth Kishkon. Ms. Kishkon passed away on Wednesday August 29th, 2018 and was noted for being Windsor’s only female mayor from 1982 to 1985. Elizabeth Kishkon was born in Oshawa in the early 1930s, where her father worked on the General Motors production line. In 1948 Elizabeth moved to Windsor and worked at various clerical positions. Kishkon’s “political awakening” occurred in the mid-1960s when she began attending Ontario Municipal Board and Planning Committee meetings as a Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

With Labour Day just around the corner which signals the start of a new school year, this week’s Throwback Thursday Picture is of Gordon McGregor Public School. The school named after the founder of the Ford Motor Company of Canada in Ford City (East Windsor), was opened in 1924 the same year this picture was taken. The school opened with twelve classrooms and because of the explosive population growth of Ford City, and addition was opened with twelve additional classrooms in 1927. In 1931 students started Continue Reading...
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LIBRARY HOW TO FESTIVAL 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 Windsor Public Library has just the event for you. On Saturday, September 8, the HOW TO FESTIVAL is scheduled from 11 am through 3 pm – rain or shine – at the Fontainebleau Branch (3030 Rivard Avenue) of Windsor Public Library. The festival provides an opportunity for library staff to connect with local organizations and business Continue Reading...
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Online G1 & M1 Practice Tests now available through WPL

We’re happy to announce the addition of G1.ca to our eResource lineup. G1.ca offers free G1 & M1 practice tests to library customers; these tests have been developed specifically based on the official ON Ministry of Transportation driver’s handbook. Practice tests are available with corrective feedback, and also in simulator mode – which is about as close to the written test as you can get. Whether you’re prepping for the official test, or simply looking to brush up on Ontario’s road rules and signs, you’ll find Continue Reading...
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