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

We color, have tea and take a minute to slow down and just enjoy the peace.

Friday, October 28, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Central Library.

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Conceptual Drawings For John Muir Public Library Approved

The JOHN MUIR branch will be the newest in the Windsor Public Library system when it opens in April 2018. Plans call for the 3,800 sq. ft. branch to be housed in the renovated old Sandwich Fire Hall on Mill Street. Architect Jason Grossi of studio g+G inc. has developed conceptual drawings for the $2,5 million renovation project which balance WPL needs with the space limitations of the location. The plans recognize the need for a functional library in the 21st. century, providing space for customers, technology and Continue Reading...
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Secret Path now available on Hoopla!

The Secret Path, written by Gord Downie and illustrated by local author Jeff Lemire, is a special multi-media project dedicated towards telling the story of Chanie Wenjack. Chanie Wenjack was an indigenous Anishinaabe boy who died while running away from a residential school, hoping to reach his family 600 kilometres away. The project consists of a solo album, a graphic novel and an animated film. This is Canada’s story; every Canadian should know Chanie Wenjack’s name. We’re happy to inform you that the Secret Path movie Continue Reading...
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Library Outreach To Help With Novice DIY Enthusiasts

LIBRARY OUTREACH TO HELP NOVICE DIY ENTHUSIASTS Visitors to FRED, the mobile Windsor Public Library resource-on-wheels, will have the ability to borrow tools for small home and garden projects. Lowe’s Canada has generously agreed to partner with Windsor Public Library to provide the toolkits, which will include screwdrivers, hammers, pliers, wrenches, and a tape measure as well as an assortment of nails and screws.  Other tools include a cordless drill and bits, a router and a sander.  FRED will also provide access to DIY resources and Continue Reading...
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Windsor Public Library – A Visit Will Get You Thinking

October is Canadian Library Month!  During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. In Ontario, we celebrate our public libraries during Ontario Public Library Week (OPLW), on October 16 to 22, 2016.  The theme this year is a Visit will get you Thinking, “The theme is consistent with our Mission, Vision and Values and matches the WPL commitment to lifelong learning, literacy and our pledge to growth and innovation,” says WPL CEO Kitty Pope. “We believe in the freedom to read, learn and discover and hope the Continue Reading...
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Calling all Dalis and Picassos

I’m just kidding, you seriously don’t need that level of expertise. However now that I have your attention, if you are an adult looking for a relaxing and peaceful hour, we have just the program for you. As a plus you’ll get to  meet some  fantastic people and maybe make new friends. Friday mornings from 10:30 – 11:30 am at our downtown location/Central, we offer Staying Between the Lines, a colouring program for adults. We supply lots of amazing  colouring pages and the coloured pencils;  just bring your creative or stressed Continue Reading...
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Point Pelee Shipwrecks

In the cold depths beneath the waves, parts of our country’s past lie waiting to be rediscovered. For those whose passion lies in scuba diving or tales of Ontario’s earlier times, you will not want to miss a presentation by marine historians Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg, sharing their latest discoveries of Lake Erie shipwrecks. New slides show sunken ships near Point Pelee. All are welcome to attend.  The presentation will held in the Central Library’s Community Living room, situated in the southwest corner of the first floor, Continue Reading...
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Travels with FRED

If you haven’t had a chance to explore Windsor Public Library’s coolest new branch, you’re missing something.  Our bookmobile, lovingly called FRED (for Freedom to Read, Educate and Discover) has been on the road for a few months now, bringing what the library has to offer to seniors’ facilities, community events, or under-serviced neighbourhoods. Working on FRED is a unique experience.  People aren’t sure at first what we are, or if they are allowed to just climb aboard.  Rest assured, you are! Kids are “wowed” when they step Continue Reading...
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