Improve your listening
and speaking skills, make
new friends and exciting conversations.
Light refreshments will be available.

Budimir, Monday, April 29, from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Bridgeview, April 23, 24, 30, from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Central April 24, 29, from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Join us to engage in lively conversations over refreshments. This fun event is intended for adults and seniors who are looking to socialize and make new friends.

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

Friday, April 26, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.

 

Stop by the library and try
out a new STEAM challenge! Each week we will encourage you to explore a different topic and learn something new. Ages 6 to 12.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3300.

Monday, April 15, 29, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Budimir Library.

Do you want to express
your creative side with art
while meeting new people?
Join us at the Central Branch on select Saturdays to learn the craft of collage making.

April 6 and May 4, from 10:30 am to 11:30 a.m.

All supplies will be provided.
For more information contact Colleen at 519-255-6770, Extension 4434

Build, Make, Create and
Play! Join us for activities in
the Children’s Learning Centre. For ages 6 – 12 years.

Every Saturday at 1:30 pm, Children’s Learning Centre, Central Library.

Throwback Thursday

With the announcement  that the City of Windsor is purchasing the Paul Martin Sr. Building from the Federal Government, and it will temporarily house the Windsor Public Library, our Throwback Thursday Pic this week is of the almost completed structure taken June 3, 1933. Construction began in 1932 as a public works project to help alleviate the growing unemployment crises caused by the Great Depression. Opened in 1935, the structure was originally called the Dominion Public Building. The government building housed, the Post Office, Department of National Revenue, Excise Continue Reading...
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Windsor Takes Over Historic Paul Martin Building

The City of Windsor is investing in a piece of Windsor’s history and downtown vitality at the same time. The Paul Martin Building at 185 Ouellette Avenue, a central and prominent structure in Windsor’s core is being purchased from the federal government for ten dollars. “After years of collaboration, our federal government is pleased to announce that we are transferring the Paul Martin Building to the City of Windsor. We recognize how important this heritage building is to the downtown landscape and have worked to ensure Continue Reading...
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Library To Hold Gigantic Book Sale

The Windsor Public Library is holding a gigantic book sale on Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, from 9 AM to 5 PM at Bridgeview, Central, Budimir, Forest Glade and Riverside libraries and at Chisholm, Fontainebleau, Sandwich and Seminole on Saturday only. 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 Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of the Windsor Public Library Board is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 4 pm at Central Library in the Ouellette Lobby. The featured speaker will be Marty Gervais, City of Windsor’s first poet laureate. The AGM will also feature the inaugural Howard Pawley Volunteer Awards and recognition of long service volunteers. Mr. Gervais will talk about the literary culture in the city, how it has developed over the years and what it is like today. Marty Gervais was the City of Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

The ferry “LaSalle” which ran between Windsor and Detroit, is this weeks Throwback Thursday Pic. The photograph taken circa 1928, the “LaSalle” was launched in Toledo, Ohio on 29 May 1922 and was put into service that July. The ferry could carry up to 3000 passengers and 75 automobiles. In the back and to the left of the photograph is the half completed Ambassador Bridge which opened in 1929, and would help contribute to the end of ferry service between Windsor and Detroit in 1938. The Continue Reading...
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