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.


With another academic year coming to a close, this week’s Throwback Thursday picture is of St. Mary’s Academy taken during the 1940s. Built between 1927 and 1929 at the south end of Academy Drive in south Windsor, to replace a school located on Park St. East (today the tunnel plaza) in downtown Windsor. Built in a Gothic style, with 5 floors, a chapel, classrooms and accommodations for students. The school was closed in 1971, and after a number of attempts to save the building it was Continue Reading...
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Audiobooks @ WPL

June is audiobook month. If you’ve never tried audiobooks before, now is as good a time as any to get started. Some say audiobooks don’t count as reading? I say who cares! As long as I still find out who dunnit in the end, does it really matter if it’s via eye or ear? I turned to audiobooks as a means of sneaking extra chapters into my jam packed days. Is there any better way to commute to work or clean the house than with a Continue Reading...
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This week’s Throwback Thursday photograph taken sometime after 1865 is of the original St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, located on the southeast corner of Chatham Street and Victoria Avenue. This church served the local congregation from 1865 to 1883, when a larger brick church was build on the southwest corner of Park and Victoria. This wooden church was moved and used as a Sunday School not far from the new church. Because of declining attendance, the church was closed at the end of August 2016 and the Continue Reading...
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Electronic Library Cards To Be Issued By WPL

If you live in Windsor or Essex County and don’t have a library card, WPL has good news for you! You can get immediate access to all of our online resources without visiting a library branch to obtain a library card – simply register for an eCard and begin browsing a world of information. It’s easy to get an eCard. Complete and submit the online registration form and once approved, you’ll receive an email message containing your library card number and a PIN, which will provide you Continue Reading...
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AutoMate: Online Auto Service & Repair Information

Curious as to whether there are any recalls on your vehicle? Wondering if that repair is really as labour intensive and expensive as they say it will be? Not sure how often you should be safety checking your seat belts and spare tire? When it comes to cars, most of us have a lot of questions. Lucky for us, AutoMate makes it easy to find answers. Automate is an online resource, available to Windsor Public Library cardholders, that provides up to date service and repair information Continue Reading...
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