Make a festive little elf!
Ages 10 and up.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Tuesday, December 18, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Transform a drab
pinecone into a glittering
tree just in time for Christmas. Ages 3 and up.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 6620.

Saturday, December 22, from 11:00 am to Noon, Riverside Library.

Last minute shopper,
forgot the wrapping paper? Drop in to the library to wrap your last minute presents while enjoying some light refreshments.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 7700.

Monday, December 24, from 10:00 am to Noon, Sandwich Library.

Join us in getting ready for
the winter snow by making
giant paper snowflakes. All ages welcome, under 10 with a caregiver.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Thursday, December 27, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Join us for a morning of
STEAM with a fun story time
and activity! For ages 3-6. No registration Required.

Saturday, December 1st and 29th, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Budimir Library.

Join us for some adult
colouring fun, chatting, and make new friends. All supplies provided.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Wednesday, January 2, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Bridgeview Library.

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

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

Friday, January 4, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.

FOREST GLADE BRANCH CLOSED

Forest Glade Branch ( 3211 Forest Glade Drive) will open at Noon on Monday, December 17.  The electrical outage has been resolved. On Saturday, December 15, customers will be able to check out and drop off materials, retrieve holds and obtain library cards on our Bookmobile, FRED.  The bookmobile will be at Forest Glade Branch from 10 am-4 pm. As always, all library materials and resources can be accessed here at windsorpubliclibrary.com. We apologize for any inconvenience this closure has caused....
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

How many remember the Steinberg’s grocery store downtown? This weeks Throwback Thursday pic is of the Steinberg’s Grocery store that was located at 200 Chatham Street East. This picture was taken in 1976, showing the now shuttered grocery store which opened February 27, 1967 and was closed on June 22, 1975. The building was demolished in the 1980s to make way for the new provincial court house, after a number of plans to repurpose the building fell through. If you would like to view this photograph Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

This photograph taken in 1924 is the residence of George Yule Masson, one of Windsor’s premier architects. George designed this house located at 3069 Alexander Avenue where he lived from 1924 to 1939. The house was designed in the French Cottage style. George Masson graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1921 where he studied architecture. When he returned to Windsor Masson worked for the architectural firm Nichols, Sheppard and Masson as well as Sheppard, Masson, Brand and Langlois. George Masson’s architectural career spanned a period of Continue Reading...
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Read your favourite magazines online

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for reading your favourite magazines online. With the busy hustle and bustle of the holiday season, some of us take a step back from the hottest can’t-put-them-down bestsellers and instead take in convenient little nuggets of information in the form magazine articles and the super pretty pictures that accompany them.  I am a dedicated magazine reader so I definitely try to check in on the collection every month, but the December & January issues, in my opinion, cannot be Continue Reading...
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They were childhood friends, but still he shot Babe dead.

Prohibition in the Border Cities gave rise to many stories of rumrunners, speakeasies and people who fought against illegal liquor.  On Thursday November 29, an appreciative audience gathered in the Community Living Room at the Central Branch to hear local author Patrick Brode (pictured left) retell the story of  the deadly confrontation between  innkeeper Babe Trumble and Rev. Leslie Spracklin. If you missed this presentation, Mr. Brode will make another appearance on Saturday December 1 at our Sandwich Branch.  Program begins at 2:30 p.m.  Copies of his book, DYING Continue Reading...
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