Each week we will learn a
new iPad feature and a
different library app. iPad topics will include, the APP Store, Email, privacy and security features, the camera, accessibility settings, Siri and basic features. Participants are asked to bring their own device.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Wednesday, February 21, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Riverside Library.

Are you between the ages of
36 and 55 and looking to
expand your circle of friends?
Join us for an evening of mingling and an opportunity to make lifelong friendships in a fun and low-key enviroment. Registration is required.

Tuesday, February 26 from 6:00 pm to 7:30pm, W.F. Chisholm Library.

Rave Reviewed: October 2017

Since I’m running the show solo again this month I thought I’d do things a bit differently! I’m still offering new titles that I haven’t shared in this blog but I’m also including some seasonal reads (as close to real horror as I can handle) and a book that’s been in the news lately. I hope you enjoy these titles as much as I did! The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee This one has everything, sex, intrigue, and opera! (Everyone likes opera, right? Right!?) Smoke Gets Continue Reading...
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A visit with YA author Jen Storm

We at Windsor Public Library are excited to announce that Bookfest Windsor has arranged an author talk at our Central Branch with Jen Storm, author of Deadly Loyalties (which she published at age 14) and her newest title, the graphic novel Fire Starters. She has an inspiring presentation for young people about herself, publishing at age 14, and the process that she went through in collaborating with the artist on her first graphic novel. Jen will be presenting at 10:30am on Friday, October 20th. We hope that you Continue Reading...
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William F.(BILL) Chisholm Branch To Officially Open Saturday

Construction on the newest addition to the Windsor Public Library system, the W.F. CHISHOLM BRANCH (1075 Ypres Avenue), was completed well ahead of schedule and will officially open at a Saturday, October 21 ceremony, which begins at 1:30 pm.  Community members are welcome to attend. The new $2.46 million, 6,500 sq. ft. library is a 21st. century facility with a distinctly automotive theme and connects to the west end of the Optimist Community Centre on Ypres Avenue in South Walkerville.  Designed by Dan Amicone of Architecttura Continue Reading...
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Forms Clinic Update

Due to the work stoppage at St. Clair College, the forms clinic being held at the Central Library on Tuesdays and Wednesdays will be suspended until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. ...
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It’s not about Exercise

On Saturday, October 14, local writer Marty Gervais presented a slide show at the Central Branch to promote his recently released nonfiction book, FIVE DAYS WALKING FIVE TOWNS: TOURING WINDSOR’S PAST. If you were unable to attend, there will be additional dates after October 23 to hear the author and purchase copies of his book.  More information can be found on the Biblioasis events page....
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Sandwich Library: Live Children’s Acting, Chess, Lego, Writing Clubs – Join Us On 4 Saturdays, October 4, 28, November 25, and December 9 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

NEW AT SANDWICH LIBRARY – FREE PROGRAMS FOR KIDS AGES 4-12.  27 NEW MEMBERS  had a TERRIFIC TIME at our first meeting. YOU TOO CAN JOIN OUR ART, ACTING, CHESS, COMPUTER, LEGO, AND WRITING CLUBS.  All supplies provided.  We teach you how to play chess, write, draw, act, you can also book an appointment to get help with your homework.  Come and check us out.  SATURDAYS, OCTOBER 14, 28, NOVEMBER 25 and DECEMBER 9 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.  We also feature a great storytime.  REMEMBER YOUR LIBRARY Continue Reading...
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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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