Drop-by after school to play
with and create Lego

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Wednesday, June 20, from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Seminole Library.

Join St. John Ambulance
therapy dog volunteers for a special meet and greet at the library. Children will learn about the role of therapy dogs, how to safely approach and interact with dogs and a story. Most importantly you’ll get to meet a therapy dog in person.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Saturday, June 23, from 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm, Seminole Library.

Celebrate Canada’s Birthday
by creating your very own
confetti popper. Ages 10 and up.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Tuesday, June 26, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Visit us at the library for an afternoon of board games and chess. All are welcome.

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

Saturday, June 30, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Have you always wanted to make and film your own movie? Join our club! In this program you will learn the basics of movie making, get behind the camera to film scenes and create your own short film. Ages 12 to 17.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3300.

Tuesday, July 3, from 11:00 am to Noon, Budimir Library.

Join us at the official
opening of our Summer
Programs at Central library.

Learn about our programs, get ready for our reading contests and explore some “big” activities to get you ready for a summer of fun. All ages.

Saturday, July 7, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

Galactic Gala at Windsor Public library

Join us for a Galactic Gala in honour of the Star Wars Fandom!   WHEN:  Thursday, May 3, 2018 TIME: 6:30-8 pm WHERE: Auditorium, lower level – Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue   Padawans and Sith Apprentices of all ages will enjoy an afternoon of Star Wars themed fun, crafts, trivia and even a visit from some of our favourite Star Wars characters compliments of the 501st Legion. Call 519-255-6770 Ext. 2200 to register....
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Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Upgrading

Do you need to upgrade your skills to find a job or get better at the job you have? Have you been out of school for a while and want to brush up on reading, writing, math or digital technology? Do you have a hard time filling out forms, or helping your kids with their homework? The Ontario Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) program helps adults in Ontario to develop and apply communication, numeracy, interpersonal and digital skills to achieve their goals. This program is available Continue Reading...
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Many Verses, Many Smiles

April is poetry month, and over the last few weeks, several poetry-themed programs took place in the library.  This past Saturday, the New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence, in conjunction with the Central Branch hosted our third MANY VOICES, MANY LANDS event.   Recitations were spoken in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Nepali, Persian, and Urdu as well as English, as participants shared poems by favourite traditional authors, or verses of their own creation....
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Use your Library Card to Stream and Download Music

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 like Spotify, Play Music, and Apple Music providing access to hundreds of thousands of songs at Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

This is a picture of the Great Western Railway yard at the river front. This photograph was taken in the 1870s during the conversion from provincial gauge 5’6” to standard gauge 4’8 1/2”. The Great Western Railway arrived from London Ontario in 1854, which linked Windsor to the rest of the country. In 1882 the Grand Trunk Railway took control of the line, which itself became part of the Canadian National Railway system in 1923. The river front rail yards were closed by Canadian National in Continue Reading...
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