Solve riddles and decipher
codes to become a secret agent
at the library. Ages 7 and up.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Saturday, November 18, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Have you just left the university/college scene,
recently moved to the area or are just looking for new pals?

We know it can be hard to meet new people and we want to make it easy for you! This low-key event will be a fun way to form new connections with other local 20/30s. Feel free to come solo or in a group.

Wednesday, November 22, from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Central Library.

Join our art and craft,
acting, chess, computer, Lego, storytime, and writing clubs.  All supplies, costumes, chess boards will be provided. Each week we provide a different program. Learn to act, draw, paint, play chess, write and create terrific stories.
Teen volunteers are welcome. Remember your library cards. Ages 4 to 12.

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

Saturday, November 25, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Sandwich Library.

Learn the technique of finger knitting and make your very own snake. Ages 12 and up.

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

Tuesday, November 28, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

OUTSIDE BOOK RETURN AND PARKING ACCESS AT CENTRAL LIBRARY

Due to road repair on Dufferin Place, Central Library’s outside book return will be unavailable until November 23, 2017.  All other branches of the Windsor Public Library have outside book returns available to the public.   Also, please note that during this period the City of Windsor public parking lot behind the Central Library will be open but only accessible through Dufferin Place off of Erie St. Dufferin will not be accessible from Elliott St. We apologize for any inconvenience.  ...
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Speed Friending is Back at Windsor Public Library!

Have you recently left the college or university scene, recently moved to the area or are just looking for new pals? We know it can sometimes be challenging to meet new people and WPL wants to make it easier for you with Speed Friending!  It’s a fun way to form new connections with other local 20-30 somethings. You’ll enjoy light refreshments while you spend the time getting to know your potential new pals in 5-7 minute lightning segments.   We had a blast at our last Speed Continue Reading...
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a PEACEFUL PLACE to PAINT – SANDWICH LIBRARY 3312 SANDWICH STREET

ADULT PAINTING SESSIONS –  Do you love water painting?  Do you want to learn? Do you want to meet and share the joy of painting with a friendly community of people in a wonderful space? Join us THURSDAYS, 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 A.M.  at Sandwich Library for watercolour painting. All supplies provided along with gentle instruction. Beginners to Advance welcome.  Click on READ MORE to see more images of our wonderful space.  ...
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Rave Reviewed – November

As usual, I’m sharing the WPL’s Rave Reviews picks with our blog readers. We’re trying something new with Rave reviews this year. I’ll be partnering with a different colleague every month and I think the selections will be even more varied than usual. For November I had the pleasure of Miss Mae’s company for our monthly Rave Reviews meeting. I think that this month’s selections stand out as particularly interesting since you’re finally hearing from someone other than me! Mae brought in some wonderful non-fiction titles that sounded Continue Reading...
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Join us for ‘How-To’ Holiday Organizing

Now the the spooky season is over, the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ seems to be in full effect. We know that all of the jolliness and cheer often comes with a side of  lists and to-do’s aplenty. Luckily for those of us who are frazzled by all of the holiday planning, the latest offering in our ‘How-To’ Workshop series is aimed at keeping you organized during the often hectic holiday season. WPL is pleased to once again welcome Karen Scaddan, owner of ‘Get Organized,’ professional organizing Continue Reading...
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Update – Computers Now Available at Forest Glade Library

All computing services including internet access, catalogue searching and printing are temporarily unavailable at Forest Glade Branch.  We are working on the problem and hope to have a resolution very soon. The phones are also unavailable at that branch, but staff at other branches are available to assist you....
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Flags of Remembrance Plaques at Central Branch

The news that several plaques honouring Canadian veterans had been stolen from a Riverside Drive memorial was heartbreaking.  The plaques and Canadian flags were installed by the Veterans Voices of Canada as part of their National Flags of Remembrance project.  However, when plaques started to go missing from the memorial, they were removed in order to preserve them. Our Digital Librarian Julie came up with the terrific idea of offering space at the library to house the memorial plaques.  Terri Fitzpatrick-Davis, the local coordinator of the Continue Reading...
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Sandwich Writing Club at Bookfest 2017

Bookfest was amazing this year.  Thanks for a terrific time. Club members, Teen Mentors, and their parents had the pleasure of hearing Christopher Paul Curtis interview Kia Corthron as they share their journeys as authors  http://bookfestwindsor.com/portfolio-view/kia-corthron/ In addition they heard “Jen Storm is an Ojibway from the Couchiching First Nation in Northwestern Ontario. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Jennifer completed Deadly Loyalties, her first novel, at age fourteen. Fire Starters is Jen’s first graphic novel.”  http://bookfestwindsor.com/portfolio-view/jen-storm/ and “Hope Nicholson is the Winnipeg based owner of Bedside Press, a publisher dedicated Continue Reading...
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Sandwich Library – National Novel Writing Month For Teens and Adults

LIBRARY LIVE TEEN WRITING CLUB discusses stories they have recently read. November is NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH. Library Live Writing Club members are off and planning their writing. If you haven’t heard of this writing challenge please go to  https://ywp.nanowrimo.org/pages/for-writers to learn the details. At Sandwich Library 3312 if you are 13 or older, you will find space to write Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Adults are also welcomed. Teens will meet on Saturday, November 25 to have additional discussions on how our stories are going.  Good luck! Continue Reading...
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