All locations of the Windsor
Public Library will be closed on Friday, July 1, 2016.

Regular hours resume on Saturday, July 2, 2016.

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– App available for iOS & Android
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– Library Card required

What better way to celebrate Canada Day than taking home a puppet version of our national animal. Join us at the library to make your own patriotic beaver puppet out of a simple paper bag and other simple materials. Drop-ins welcome.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Thursday, June 30, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

 

Scheduled System Maintenance

Due to scheduled system maintenance, access to our library catalogue, online databases, and apps will be unavailable from approximately 11:30pm-12:00am on Tuesday, June 28th. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....
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A Mystery with a Twist…Big Library Read is Back!

Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club, is back in action! For the next two weeks customers from participating libraries around the globe can download or stream the ebook “A Murder in Time” by Julie McElwain from Overdrive with no holds or waitlists. Once you’ve read the book, you’re invited to join in on the conversation online at biglibraryread.com where you can also listen to an interview with the author. About the Book “A Murder in Time” is an intricate mystery about a brilliant FBI agent, Kendra, who finds herself transported Continue Reading...
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Show Us What You’ve Got in The Garage!

Do you have a classic or antique car you want to show off? Any old pictures of Grandpa standing next to his Studebaker, Packard or even Hupmobile? How about Mom standing next to her Chrysler Cordoba – of course, with the rich Corinthian leather? Now is the time to share them with us! To celebrate Windsor’s automotive heritage, the AUTOMOTIVE ARCHIVES at Windsor Public Library is looking for photographs to post on the library’s website showing antique and classic cars from the Windsor and Essex County Continue Reading...
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Binge Watch Courtesy of the Windsor Public Library

I don’t consider myself a big TV watcher. I’ve occasionally put holiday decorations in front of the TV without thinking and friends have noted that I must not watch much TV if I don’t mind blocking my view. I like to think of myself as someone who prefers novels, time with friends, time outside…but the truth is, there’s just no moderation in the way I watch TV. It’s all or nothing for me. My name is Kate and I’m a binge-watcher and the Windsor Public Library is one of my Continue Reading...
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Seed Library and Demonstration Garden Opens at Central Library

Central Library will be home to a SEED LIBRARY and DEMONSTRATION GARDEN thanks to Councillor and Library Board member, Rino Bortolin, who directed over $1,200 of Ward Funds to the project. Located on the second floor balcony fronting Ouellette Avenue, the container garden will focus on growing vegetables and herbs, with some flowers and fruit when possible. “We’re hoping the demonstration garden encourages local residents living in apartments or homes without access to a garden to try growing their own produce in containers, pots and or Continue Reading...
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Seed Library Gets “Pat on the Back” Award

The Windsor Public Library is honoured to have received the Pat on the Back award in recognition of our Seed Lending Library. The Windsor Essex County Environment Committee’s Pat on the Back award is a prize given to local environmental projects occurring in Windsor and Essex County. This prestigious award is given to projects that display exemplary grassroots environmental improvement in the community. The Seed Library was started at the Forest Glade Library is collaboration with the Windsor-Essex Community Garden Collective.  Since March we have been offering Continue Reading...
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