Take part in various crafts
and activities and join us as we celebrate everything Star Wars! Ages 6 to 10. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Wednesday, May 4, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Remington Park Library.

Using your hand print and
Q-tip painting techniques,
we will craft a beautiful mother’s day card that even smells like the real thing! Ages 5-16. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, May 7, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Remington Park Library.

Learn a new skill or art.
You won’t know what it is
until you get here! Ages 6 and up. For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Monday, May 9, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Remington Park Library.

It is Children’s Book Week.
Will you get caught reading?
We are having a terrific program. Join us for great books, fun activities and a snack. Ages 4 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Tuesday, May 10, from 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm, Central Library.

We welcome back award
winning author Christopher
Paul Curtis. After Mr. Curtis’ presentation there will be a variety of activities, a presentation from author/illustrator David Alexander in our new Norman and Denise Young Library Living Room, a presentation by Mr. Kim Elliott in the new Local History Centre, a tour of the Xpress Self-Publishing service, Auto Archives, Tech Space and more.

For all ages. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Wednesday, May 11, from 9:15 am to 12:00 pm, Central Library.

If your child is interested in learning cursive writing or
maybe just wants to create a cool looking signature, then this is the club for them. We will demonstrate some of the basics of cursive writing as well as have hands-on activities each time the club meets. Ages 7 to 12.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Saturday, May 14, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Central Library.

What will you sew? Back by
popular demand the Library
Live Children’s Sewing club is having a creative sewing class. Supplies will be provided. If you have a pair of jeans or T-shirt that you want to make unique to you please bring them to this class.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4579.

Saturday, May 14, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Central Library.

It’s all about Pink today!  Join
us for some “pinktastic”
activities. Based on the Pinkalicious book series. Ages 6 to10.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Wednesday, May 18, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Remington Park Library.

Toss the paintbrushes!
With just yarn and paint you
will create intricate masterpieces full of colour. Ages 6 to 10.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, May 21, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Remington Park Library.

Government Printer Peeks

Throughout the last half of 2015 and continuing in 2016, civil servants have been busy digitizing old government reports and guides and then providing links to these e-documents in the catalogue of Collections Canada – our national library.  In the future, it will be easier for students, researchers and general readers with inquiring minds to connect to and read documents from our history. Some, like Buttermaking on the farm (published 1917) provide a charming look at a period when the majority of Canada’s citizens still lived Continue Reading...
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WPL to Honour Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women with Faceless Dolls Project

During the week of May 16th – 22nd, the Windsor Public Library will be hosting a special project to bring awareness to the cases of close to 1200 missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada. In coordination with the Can-Am Indian Friendship Centre and the Métis Nation of Ontario, WPL will be hosting the Faceless Dolls Project. This project will consist of a series of workshops during which we are inviting community members to help create faceless dolls out of felt. Each doll represents one of the Continue Reading...
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A fine voice, indeed.

Congratulations to local student, Enzo Campa, winner of the English Language division of the Poetry in Voice competition sponsored by the Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry. Assumption High School’s representative was one of hundreds of students, from more than 870 schools, who traveled to Toronto to demonstrate their recitation skills.  You can listen to the prize winning performers, made available through the CBC website....
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PRINCE – The loss of a great artist and amazing talent.

We lost a remarkable recording artist, musician, actor, songwriter, and mentor.  Prince died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at age 57.  Prince’s music gave a generation joyful dances as well as addressed serious situations such as abuse and alcoholism to name a few. Controversial at times, no one could deny Prince’s unique talents and amazing gifts.  He was a hard working artist.  Thanks for helping us ‘GET THROUGH THIS THING CALLED LIFE.” “Prince is the only recording artist since the Beatles to have a number one song, movie and single Continue Reading...
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Many Voices, Many Lands

Splendid words before an appreciative audience describes a poetry event entitled, “Many Voices, Many Lands”,  held this past Saturday at the Central Branch. Marty Gervais, Poet Laureate for the City of Windsor, got things rolling with his analysis of poetry as a form of storytelling.  He encouraged everyone to be curious about life and to save family stories. Three of his poems from a recent collection were then shared.  Following Mr. Gervais, other local residents took the mic to present poems of their own creation or from a Continue Reading...
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Spark an Interest in Literacy at the SPARK a Change Book-nic!

You’re Invited… to Book Buddy and SPARK a Change’s Book-nic! Book Buddy, with the help of the SPARK a Change organization, is hosting a fun-filled book-nic to help ‘spark’ your interest in children’s literacy! There will be story-time, crafts, board games, and all kinds of fun for everyone. For further information about the SPARK a Change organization and its mandate, follow this link: https://blog.goldenkey.org/2014/08/11/introducing-spark-a-change/ All children and families are welcome, as well as people who are interested in volunteering. The event will be held on April Continue Reading...
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