Racing driver/car builder/
crew chief Larry LaMay, will be discussing his new book, “60 Years of Auto Racing.”

He will discuss his younger years of racing in Canada and the U.S. including Checker Flag Raceway in Windsor, to his years working in the NASCAR racing series.

For more information call 519-255-6770 ext. 6611.

Saturday, July 21, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Chisholm Library.

 

 

Celebrate summer and the
Year of the Dog by decorating
our wall at every visit with a silhouette of your favourite dog. All ages.

All day long Tuesday, July 24 and 31, Fontainebleau Library.

Join us. We meet weekly and
you can learn to play chess,
build with Duplo Lego, or play a variety of other games.

Wednesday, July 25, from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm, Sandwich Library

Chess tournament will be held August 15th. Ages 6 to 17.

Put your baking skills to the
test and compete to see will be
the cupcake making champion! This is the library’s first ever cupcake wars competition!

Ages 7 and up. Registration required.

Tuesday, July 31, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Budimir Library.

THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday pic is of the British American Hotel located at the corner of Sandwich (today Riverside Dr.) and Ouellette Avenue. This hotel was build after the 1871 fire that destroyed most of downtown Windsor. Originally called the Hirons House the name was changed to British American Hotel in the 1920s. The hotel was popular with Americans coming off the ferry boats and travellers arriving by train as the hotel was within walking distance of both terminals. The hotel was closed by 1969 and Continue Reading...
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Partnership Promotes Water Sustainability

ENWIN, in partnership with the City of Windsor and Windsor Public Library will partner to construct a Demonstration Rain Garden at the Forest Glade Branch. The project concept was proposed by Grade 8 students on the Robotics Team at L.A. Desmarais Catholic Elementary School with support from Ward 7 Councillor Irek Kusmierczyk, and spearheaded by Windsor Public Library and ENWIN. Stay tuned for more details as the project gets underway....
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NEW TEMPORARY LOCATION SELECTED FOR CENTRAL LIBRARY

The Windsor Public Library Board announced the sale of Central Library to the Downtown Mission in February with the building scheduled to change hands at the end of June next year.  Since then we have looked at  over 20 possible temporary sites to house the Central Branch while plans are firmed up for a new permanent downtown location. At the regular June meeting of the WPL Board they unanimously passed a motion to move to a temporary location at 400 City Hall Square East and the Continue Reading...
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FAMILY FRIENDLY MOVIES TO BE SCREENED OUTSIDE THIS SUMMER

With the end of the school year fast approaching, parents across Windsor will be looking for fun activities which appeal to the whole family – and if they’re free, so much the better! Thanks to City of Windsor Ward Funds provided by councillors Bortolin, Kusmierczyk and Marra, Windsor Public Library recently purchased a state-of-the-art movie projection system to screen family friendly movies outside – at parks, community centres and other venues across Windsor.  The system consists of a 25 ft. inflatable screen, projector, top-of-the-line sound system Continue Reading...
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Summer Programs 2018 at Your Windsor Public Library

School’s almost out and that means that summer programming at Windsor Public Library is on the way! We have loads of fun programs planned for your littles (and not so littles) this year. WPL staff at all branches will be hosting programs designed to keep children and teens engaged and entertained during the summer months. We’ll be offering everything from escape rooms to DIY ice cream to STEM programs to more traditional crafts and book clubs. The fun officially kicks off on Saturday, July 7th and Continue Reading...
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