ArtWorks Presents:
Vanessa Shields
Wednesday, May 27.
Get inspired with our local writer and poet, Vanessa Shields, on our Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube channels.

Short Story Thursday
Thursday, May 28.
Join Librarian Adam as he reads short stories. New episodes posted online every Thursday.

WPL Online Bookclubs

Anytime: Join any of our online bookclubs on our Facebook page!

The health of our staff
and customers is a key
priority as we work to limit
the spread of COVID-19.

All library locations across the city are closed indefinitely.

WPL CURBSIDE PICKUP AND DELIVERY TO BEGIN JUNE 15

WPL is committed to a safe and gradual return to pre-Covid 19 levels of service, with the health and safety of customers and staff the paramount priority.  The announcement by the Province of Ontario that public libraries may begin to offer curbside pickup and delivery service is certainly welcome. “After consultation with all levels of government, public health officials and other library systems, we believe it prudent to err on the side of caution and delay the rollout of curbside pick up and delivery to June Continue Reading...
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Curriculum Support For Young eLearners

For parents and guardians with school-aged children, transitioning to eLearning can be a challenging experience. We’re here to help. WPL staff have been hard at work collecting grade and subject-specific resources to support the content being distributed by schools. It is all available on the WPL website under the Learn@Home tab. “This unprecedented closure has forced many of us to assess and react to daily events. The Windsor Public Library is no different,” says Councillor Rino Bortolin, chair of the WPLB   “Staff has quickly pivoted to Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of the British American Oil Company, Limited service station that was located at the north-west corner of Goyeau and Park. This photo was taken on 25 March 1948 not long after it opened as a gasoline service station. Prior to the location becoming a service station, it was the location of the Checker Cab Taxi Company office and garage. Both business closed down in the mid-1960s, and eventually was reopened as a Gulf Oil Company Service Station. Today the service Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Completed 90 years ago, the Drouillard Road underpass allowed for the continuation of Wyandotte Street East. Until completion, Wyandotte Street East terminated at Walker Road and forced travellers going eastbound to continue to do so on Riverside Drive. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic taken in 1930, shows the construction of the Drouillard Road underpass that allowed for the connection of Wyandotte Street East to what was then called Ottawa Street in East Windsor (Ford City). It was renamed Wyandotte Street East on December 1, 1931 by Continue Reading...
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WE’RE RISING TO THE OCCASION

If you’ve  recently visited a grocery store, you know baking goods are in short supply.   No flour.  No yeast.  And you knead them for a recipe!  Although basic baking supplies may be easier to find now we’re all settling into the ‘new normal’, this scarcity has given rise to many news outlets reporting on the phenomenon. CBC has written on the shortage of the iconic yellow Robin Hood bags, CTV has covered life hacks for home bakers who cannot find yeast and Global News aired a Continue Reading...
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