Make your own decorative
pumpkin person out of mini-pumpkins and gourds.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, October 13, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Chisholm 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 can still attend the last 2 dates!

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

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


Do you have an awesome dog?

Come on in and make them some nutritious treats for being such a good pup. Ages 5 to 10.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Tuesday, October 16, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Riverside Library.

Grab your kids and get ready
for some fun at this evening storytime. This program offers some fun stories and crazy crafts. Everyone welcome. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Wednesday, October 17, from 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm, Riverside Library.

This club meets every month
to discuss a movie, explore the history of cinema, and allow film fans a chance to connect and share ideas.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3351.

Saturday, October 20, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Central Library.

Rave Reviewed

This month I was flying solo as we returned to Rave Reviews after a break for the summer. We had lots to catch up on as everyone had a busy summer full of excellent books. I was excited to share my selections and receive excellent recommendations from library customers in attendance. My choices for this month were pretty varied and included a mix of fiction and non-fiction titles. I featured a mix of serious and light content: we had everything from page turning mystery to a nuanced collection of stories Continue Reading...
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Tell Us Where To Go – Again?

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 asking 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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