All locations of the Windsor
Public Library will be closed
on Monday, February 19, 2018

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, February 20 , 2018.

Join us. This club is held once
a month at the library and is designed to spark your imagination and creativity. For ages 8 to 13. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Tuesday, February 20, from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm, Forest Glade Library.

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.

Speed Friending 35-55 Edition is Here!

Windsor Public Library staff are excited to be able to announce that we’re expanding our Speed Friending programming to a wider age range! We’ve tested the waters and had success (and lots of fun) with Speed Friending for the 18-35 age range. Due to popular demand, we’re rolling out an event for those 36-55 on Monday, February 26th at our new W.F. Chisholm Branch from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. If you’re between the ages of 36-55 and are new to the area or just looking Continue Reading...
Read more

Veronique Mandal presents book: GETTING OFF: A CRIMINAL LAWYER’S ROAD TO REDEMPTION

The latest book from journalist and author, Veronique Mandal, profiles former Windsor criminal lawyer, Don Tait.  Entitled, GETTING OFF: A CRIMINAL LAWYER’S ROAD TO REDEMPTION, Mandal follows the trail from Tait’s high octane lifestyle in Windsor, through his recovery from addictions, to his final days in Africa. Mandal will be presenting excerpts from her book plus her adventures researching it, in an author talk at the Central Branch of the Windsor Public Library on Saturday February 24.  The event is scheduled for 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Continue Reading...
Read more

Long-term Care Options – For Seniors

When the time comes, how can we make a better transition to a long-term care facility? Jenna Martin of the Erie-St. Clair Local Health Integration Network will outline options for seniors or their families. Some topics for discussion include:  eligibility assessment, choosing a new home and the application process, waiting lists, and the bed offer process. To hear more and pose your questions, come to the basement auditorium of the Central Branch on Tuesday February 20.  The program starts at 6 p.m.  There is no charge Continue Reading...
Read more

Blind Date with a Book

This February Central Branch welcomes all children (and anyone who loves a good children’s book) to participate in a Blind Date with a Book. Near the Children’s Desk at Central you’ll find a variety of books wrapped in paper. Each book containes words and pictures that provide a hint as to what the book is about. There is fiction, nonfiction, and French books of all reading levels included! Come in and check out a mystery book and see if you can fall in love with a new book this Continue Reading...
Read more

Interlibrary Loan now available for Book Club Kits

Exciting news! Book Club Kits are now available via Interlibrary Loan! If you have been taking advantage of our Book Club Kit collection, you’ll be happy to hear that you now have access to more titles through our Interlibrary Loan service (ILLO). ILLO is a process that we use to borrow print materials that are not part of our collection from other public libraries in Ontario. Please use this form to submit your ILLO requests. While we do not have a list of additional titles available, Continue Reading...
Read more

63 people came IN FROM THE COLD TO CREATE at Sandwich Library Thursday, February 1

Click on READ MORE and take a look at the fun photos of our first THURSDAY FAVOURITE FEBRUARY CRAFTS.   Thanks to everyone who helped to make SANDWICH LIBRARY a real warm place of creativity all day yesterday.  Sandwich Library, like all Windsor Public Libraries, has a terrific collection of  books, DVDs, and magazines on various crafts and hobbies.  Every Thursday this month our programs will be highlighting this collection. 28 ADULTS, 9 TEENS and 26 CHILDREN, from ages 3 to over 63, took part in the 10:30 Continue Reading...
Read more

Throwback Thursday

Before search engines this is how you found a book at the library. The index card system was discontinued on June 10, 1986. This picture was taken around 1950 at the Carnegie Library. The Carnegie Library was located at the corner of Victoria and Park Street. #throwbackthursday #reading #archives #windsor...
Read more

SANDWICH LIBRARY – BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT – Please join us for our next Library Live Children’s Club event FEBRUARY 3, 2018 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Library Live Children’s Club annual BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT will be held at SANDWICH LIBRARY 3312 Sandwich St. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3 from 2:00 – 4:00.  DISCOVER WONDERFUL AUTHORS, ARTISTS, ASTRONAUT, EXPLORERS, INVENTORS, SCIENTISTS AND SO MUCH MORE.  JOIN US FOR A TERRIFIC AFTERNOON OF DISCOVERY.  AGES 5 TO 17....
Read more

2017: What Were Windsorites Reading?

Whether in traditional book form, on a tablet or via a Smartphone, Windsorites certainly took advantage of the abundance of materials available at Windsor Public Library last year. Circulation figures show that 1,107,228 items circulated – of this, 186,393 were in electronic format. The most popular titles checked out at WPL last year were DVDs with movie connections – The Secret Life of Pets (398 checkouts), closely followed by Jason Bourne (327) and Sully (317). Placing first on the most popular Adult Fiction list was The Women in Cabin Continue Reading...
Read more