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.

LIBRARY TO HOLD GIGANTIC BOOK SALE

The Windsor Public Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) is holding a gigantic book sale on Friday and Saturday, December 1 & 2 from 9 AM to 5 PM. There will be thousands of titles to choose from, covering all genres of reading and viewing tastes. Hardcover books and trade paperbacks will be priced at $2 with mass market and small paperbacks at $1 but we’re encouraging everyone to pick up a plastic bag and fill it with books for only $2 or fill a cardboard box for Continue Reading...
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Launch of new book by author Fartumo Kusow on December 4

Fartumo Kusow, a Windsor high school English teacher, will mark the launch of her new novel Tale of a Boon’s Wife with a talk at the Windsor Public Library, Central Branch (850 Ouellette Ave), on Monday December 4th from 6:30-8:00pm. Community Living Room, 1st Floor. Kusow fled Somalia just as its years-long civil war was starting. She made her way to Canada, settling in Windsor where she earned an Honours Degree in English Language and Literature and went on to teach for the Greater Essex County District School Board. Set Continue Reading...
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Free Forms Clinics Return to 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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Did You Get Your Flu Shot?

Flu Clinic, November 23rd, 2017, Central Library, 850 Ouellette Avenue, Fred Israel Auditorium, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Registration is not required. You must bring your Health Card to get your flu shot....
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Speed Friending is Back at Windsor Public Library!

Have you recently left the college or university scene, recently moved to the area or are just looking for new pals? We know it can sometimes be challenging to meet new people and WPL wants to make it easier for you with Speed Friending!  It’s a fun way to form new connections with other local 20-30 somethings. You’ll enjoy light refreshments while you spend the time getting to know your potential new pals in 5-7 minute lightning segments.   We had a blast at our last Speed Continue Reading...
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Thursday Tween Time guests at Sandwich Library

Last Thursday was parent-teacher meetings at Brock school and our tweens had several new friends join us for the evening program.  Sandwich Library was very much ALIVE.  Thanks for sharing all the fun as we had a spontaneous active storytime, learned to paint like Ojibwa artist Benjamin Chee Chee, a repeat of the adult morning painting session, and so much more.  We have only 4 more weeks left in our Thursday Tween Time. Please JOIN US Thursdays, from 2:50 pm – 5:00 pm until Thursday, December 14.  Continue Reading...
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PAINTINGS INSPIRED BY VAN GOGH – ONLY 4 MORE WEEKS LEFT

Sandwich Library is a budding artist’s dream place to paint.  The light is wonderful even on overcast days.  Join us Thursday 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at 3312 Sandwich.  This week’s lesson featured the work of Ojibwa-Canadian artist Benjamin Chee Chee. http://www.native-art-in-canada.com/benjamincheechee.html.   We also learned the techniques of ‘pull in’, this helps us show the source of light in our paintings.  Fellow painter Tim introduced a ‘ watercolour wash’ technique. After last week’s class everyone was encouraged do an art piece inspired by a Van Gogh watercolour Pink Peach Tree.  The results Continue Reading...
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a PEACEFUL PLACE to PAINT – SANDWICH LIBRARY 3312 SANDWICH STREET

ADULT PAINTING SESSIONS –  Do you love water painting?  Do you want to learn? Do you want to meet and share the joy of painting with a friendly community of people in a wonderful space? Join us THURSDAYS, 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 A.M.  at Sandwich Library for watercolour painting. All supplies provided along with gentle instruction. Beginners to Advance welcome.  Click on READ MORE to see more images of our wonderful space.  ...
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Rave Reviewed – November

As usual, I’m sharing the WPL’s Rave Reviews picks with our blog readers. We’re trying something new with Rave reviews this year. I’ll be partnering with a different colleague every month and I think the selections will be even more varied than usual. For November I had the pleasure of Miss Mae’s company for our monthly Rave Reviews meeting. I think that this month’s selections stand out as particularly interesting since you’re finally hearing from someone other than me! Mae brought in some wonderful non-fiction titles that sounded Continue Reading...
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