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Every November,
thousands of writers
around the world congregate at “Come Write In” spaces to pursue their creative dreams of writing the first draft of their novel. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Space is Limited to 20 people at each session.

November 14, 21, 28, from 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm, Sandwich Library.

Join us at the library for a
weekly movie night.
Come watch the first four movies of the Harry Potter series, a new one each week.
All ages welcome, under 10 with a caregiver.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Wednesday, November 14, 21, 28, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Each week participants
will be provided with
supplies to paint. Join us as we share the joy of painting in a friendly wonderful community space with watercolour and acrylic painting.

All supplies provided along with gentle instruction. Beginners to Advanced welcome.

Thursday, November 15, 22 from 10:30 am to 11:45 am, Sandwich Library.

Make your own snow
globe and get ready for the
cold weather.
Ages 7 to 12 under 11 with a caregiver.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Wednesday, November 21, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Forest Glade Library.


The Throwback Thursday pic this week is of the Plante Brothers’ Red and White Grocery store located on the west side of Drouillard Road at 245 in Ford City. The photograph was taken around 1930.  I’m wondering what the two boys sitting on the steps had just bought at the store. The store was an on going business for about half a century opening in the early 1900s and closing in 1951 when Milan’s Lunch occupied this location. If you are interested in this or other historic images Continue Reading...
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eBooks for all Ages – Toddlers to Teens

Parents! Teachers! Kids! We have online resources for readers of all ages, and we hope you’ll take a few minutes to explore them. These resources can be accessed any time/anywhere – all you need is a library card! Tumblebooks is geared towards younger readers, and contains a multitude of digital picture books and easy reading chapter books. You’ll find many of your favourite authors and characters here like Robert Munsch, Geronimo Stilton, and Caillou. You’ll also find beautifully organized subject matter, seasonally relevant content, and some Continue Reading...
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This coming November 11th is the Centennial anniversary of the Armistice that ended the Great War (World War I). This photograph was taken in 1925 of the Windsor Cenotaph which was located on Giles at Ouellette Avenue.  The Cenotaph was unveiled November 11, 1924. In 1965 the Cenotaph was dismantled and moved to its current location at City Hall and was rededicated on November 11th, 1965. If you would like to view this our other historic photographs of Windsor, please visit the library’s digital exhibit “Windsor, History and Pictures” at Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library is making an adjustment to our customer use conditions which may impact heavy users and particularly those of you who use our ‘Holds’ feature which is available to card holders with access to their accounts online. Effective today (November 5), we are changing our Holds procedure: we are capping the number of holds which can be applied to a library card at 80.  This change is being made to address ongoing systems issues which we need to resolve. We highly recommend you take Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

As part of the Centennial ending the fighting of the Great War (World War I), this weeks Throwback Thursday pic is of a military encampment. Taken around 1915, this photograph shows the tents of the 33rd and 34th battalion, location unknown. This military camp would be where new recruits camped while training and waiting to be sent overseas to the battlefields of Europe.  If you are interested in this picture or other historic photographs of Windsor, please visit our digital exhibit ‘Windsor’s, History and Pictures’ at
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