Join us and you’ll find your
inner artist and make some new friends at:

Budimir Library on Wednesday, August 17, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3320.

Sandwich Library on Monday, August 22, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Riverside Library on Thursday, August 25 from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6600.

Kids, bring your stuffed
animal to the library and we’ll watch a movie together. Then we’ll choose some great books for you to take home.

Tuesday, August 23 & 30, from 10:30 am to Noon, Riverside Library.

Have a look at our newest
App for e-Books & e-Audiobooks
– Axis 360.

► Fiction, Non-fiction, New Releases
► Place holds on titles before they are published
► All titles available for 21-days
► e-Books can be transferred to eReaders

Download the App for iOS or Android, or read books online in your browser.


Download current issues of popular magazines straight
to your smartphone, tablet, or computer with Zinio for Libraries.

– App available for iOS & Android
– Unlimited borrowing
– Checkouts never expire
– Library Card required

Library Gears Up For Expanded Outreach Opportunities

Much like the recent reincarnation of 1970s muscle cars, their present day nameplates have very little in common with their predecessors. Likewise, bookmobiles from the same era bare no similarity with versions seen on the road today. They are bristling with the latest technology, innovative library programming and serve as community WIFI hubs. With the recent purchase of a customized GMC vehicle, Windsorites have the opportunity and freedom to read, educate and discover what Windsor Public Library has to offer…wherever you live in the community. Costing Continue Reading...
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Step Right Up for the ‘How-To’ Festival 2016

Windsor Public Library is excited to once again host our ‘How-To Festival’! On Saturday, September 10 from 11am-3pm, the public is invited to stop by to learn some fun and interesting skills in just 10 minutes or less.  We had so much fun at last year’s festival at Budimir Library that we’ve decided to expand the event to two locations – Budimir and Central Libraries, and almost 30 experts! We have a great roster which includes some favorites from last year and some exciting new additions Continue Reading...
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Fun with Pets: finding more with BiblioCommons

A recent library visitor was looking to find more books with ideas for things she could do with and for her pet.  The carousel below provides some examples of books available from our library. Keyword searches within our Bibliocommons catalogue sometimes can overlook related nonfiction items, so it is always good to open the details screen for an individual title and examine the subject headings found in the lower right sidebar. Subject headings may suggest other descriptive phrases you would not of thought to use as Continue Reading...
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TV Comedies

A while back I blogged about my penchant for binge watching television shows. It’s true, I love to binge on serialized television shows. This is particularly true since I don’t deal with suspense. I don’t have it in me to wait on cliffhangers so, if an episode leaves something unfinished, and I have the option of watching the next episode immediately, I will. Sometimes at the expense of preparing food, sleeping, bathing, and human interaction. Although, one might argue that my self-imposed exile is best for all involved when I’m Continue Reading...
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Thanking Gord Downie – Celebrating The Hip

The Tragically Hip (check out their stuff here) have long held iconic status in the Canadian music scene. The group is composed of the legendary lead singer Gord Downie, and also includes the amazing  guitarists Paul Langlois and Rob Baker, the excellent bassist Gord Sinclair, and the incredible drummer Johnny Fay. For many, they are the ultimate Canadian rock band. Since 1984 they have released 14 studio albums and two live albums, 1 EP, and 54 singles. Nine of their albums have reached No. 1 in Canada, and they have 14 Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Welcomes Syrian Teens

One of my favourite parts of my job is introducing new people to library services. I love being able to show people the very exciting resources that are available for free to anyone with a library card which is also free to any resident of Essex County. I feel like Santa Claus listing off all of the free resources, particularly when people erroneously think there are charges for programs, cards, or borrowing materials and I get to give them the good news: they get tons of value Continue Reading...
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