Solve riddles and decipher
codes to become a secret agent
at the library. Ages 7 and up.

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

Saturday, November 18, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Have you just left the university/college scene,
recently moved to the area or are just looking for new pals?

We know it can be hard to meet new people and we want to make it easy for you! This low-key event will be a fun way to form new connections with other local 20/30s. Feel free to come solo or in a group.

Wednesday, November 22, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Central Library.

Join our art and craft,
acting, chess, computer, Lego, storytime, and writing clubs.  All supplies, costumes, chess boards will be provided. Each week we provide a different program. Learn to act, draw, paint, play chess, write and create terrific stories.
Teen volunteers are welcome. Remember your library cards. Ages 4 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Saturday, November 25, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Sandwich Library.

Learn the technique of finger knitting and make your very own snake. Ages 12 and up.

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

Tuesday, November 28, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Photographer Leah Denbok to Appear at Central Library on September 30th

Windsor Public Library is pleased to welcome photographer and author, Leah Denbok for a presentation and discussion this coming Saturday, September 30th. Ms. Denbok will be speaking about her art and her upcoming book, ‘Nowhere to Call Home – Photographs and Stories of the Homeless’. For the past three years, Collingwood native, Leah has been capturing images of homeless individuals in an attempt to raise awareness of the plight of homelessness in Canada. At only 17 years old, Leah’s work has received a great deal of positive media attention and she was recently Continue Reading...
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Hogwarts at the Library

Are you a Harry Potter Fan? We have an enchanted evening planned for all ages to celebrate the wizarding world of Harry Potter! This will be taking place on Thursday, October 26 from 7:00-8:30 PM at the Central Branch of Windsor Public Library. 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”, and we thought there was no better way to celebrate that milestone then with a night shared with other Potterheads. If you’ve ever dreamt of visiting Ollivander’s and getting your own Continue Reading...
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Marty Gervais to read from latest book at Central Branch

Local author, Marty Gervais, is well known for his collections of reminiscences from the famous, everyday folk, and colourful characters who call this area home. This fall Biblioasis releases Mr. Gervais’ newest book, Five Days Walking Five Towns: touring Windsor’s past,  in which he gathers more stories from the border cities communities. You can hear excerpts from the book plus more anecdotes during an author reading, presented with the co-operation of the publisher, to be held on Saturday October 14, between 2:00 and 3:30 p.m. at Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Winter Hours

All locations of Windsor Public Library will change to WINTER HOURS on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017. Winter hours come into effect on the third Monday in September. Additionally, Sunday hours of operation (1-5 pm) for Central, Budimir and Riverside libraries come into effect SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016. CLICK HERE FOR THE SCHEDULE.  ...
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Rave Reviewed September 2017

Last week we got back to Rave Reviews after a summer break. It was so nice to be back and talking books with Rave Reviews this month. I’ve been away for a while and I’d forgotten how much I enjoyed sharing book recommendations with such sensitive readers. It was a pleasure talking about what I’ve been reading and I have a feeling I’ll be reading some of the recommendations that were shared with me at yesterday’s program! I ran the program alone so I don’t have as Continue Reading...
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Local History Centre Recognized By OGS

The Windsor Public Library has received an Award of Merit from the Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) for the LOCAL HISTORY CENTRE at Central Library, which opened in April 2016. Windsor Mayor and WPL Board Chair Drew Dilkens was present at the September meeting of the Essex Branch of OGS to accept the honour.  The Local History Room is located on the second floor of Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue). Windsor Public Library has been acquiring, preserving and making available historic records of the City of Windsor, its Continue Reading...
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3rd Annual ‘How-To’ Festival hits Windsor Public Library

Fall is just around the corner and that means it’s once again time for Windsor Public Library’s annual ‘How-To’ Festival. We’re going on our 3rd fabulous year and this time we’re taking the party to the city’s east side and our Forest Glade branch. We hope you’ll join us! This year we’ve invited over 20 experts in a variety of areas to teach you a host of fun and useful new skills – each in 10 minutes or less! Take your time visiting each expert and learn to Continue Reading...
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Free Forms Clinics at Central Library

Filling out forms can be a frustrating and difficult task.  Luckily, the St. Clair College Forms Clinic has returned to the Central Library. The Forms Clinic is being run by paralegal students from St. Clair under the supervision of a licensed paralegal professional. They will be available – at no cost –  to assist the public in filling out a variety of forms and applications – government, immigration, business, education, – even some legal forms.   They are strictly here to assist with the completion of such forms, and cannot Continue Reading...
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Tech Offerings at WPL: We Want to Hear from You!

Have you used any of the technology available at Windsor Public Library?  Do you know about everything we have to offer?  Besides access to the internet at every branch, we offer library users the opportunity to make use of innovative technology, including audio/visual equipment (including green screen!), an electronic cutter, 3D printers, an Espresso Book Machine, Arduino technology and many tools to get kids of all ages to explore how technology works. Check out our web page here. If you have made use of our Tech Continue Reading...
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eMagazines: RBdigital App to replace Zinio for Libraries

If you have been using the Zinio for Libraries App to read digital magazines on your smartphone or tablet, you have likely received a notification alerting you to install the new RBdigital App. Within the next few weeks the Zinio for Libraries App is being phased out, and all eMagazine readers will eventually be required to transition over the rbDigital platform. Important Information Use the same email address/password in the RBdigital App that you already use to sign into the Zinio for Libraries App; there is Continue Reading...
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