Drop-by after school
to play with and create Lego masterpieces.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Wednesday, December 18, from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Seminole Library.

The gingerbread men
have lost their way and
need your help! Search the library to locate our cinnamon-scented friends, hear the story “Gingerbread Man on the loose at Christmas,” and make your own gingerbread craft to take home.

Ages 4 to 10. To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, December 21, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Chisholm Library.

 

Get into the festive spirit
by decorating cookies and listening to classic holiday music. Ages 4 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Monday, December 23, from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm, Seminole Library.

 

Join us and engage
in lively conversation over refreshments. Intended for adults and seniors looking to socialize and make new friends.

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

Friday, December 20 & 27, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Forest Glade Library.

WPL CELEBRATES 125 YEARS

To celebrate 125 years of library service to the community, WPL is featuring photographs from the local history collection and community archive. On a daily basis for the balance of December, we will present an interesting and unique image of our city, which we hope will fascinate and entertain. Young readers examine new treasures on display during Young Canada Book Week in this 1962 photo taken at the Prince Edward Library.  A small children’s library was opened at Prince Edward School in 1933, to partially offset Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic shows the block of Pitt Street West, looking northeast at the corner of Pitt and Ferry Streets. This photograph was taken around 1963 and shows the Murray Building, Underwood Typewriters, Allards Barber Shop, Windsor Paints Enamels and Varnishes and Texaco Canada Co. The block fell to the wrecker’s ball to make way for the new Chrysler Building in the late 1990s. If you are interested in viewing more historic photographs of Windsor, please visit the library’s digital exhibit “Windsor’s History and Continue Reading...
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BUDIMIR CLOSED TO COMPLETE RENOVATIONS

Budimir Branch will be closed Monday, December 16 and Tuesday, December 17 to facilitate a fusion between the recently completed new addition and the existing structure. Staff will be available at the McKay Avenue entrance to facilitate pick up of hold materials. Budimir Branch will open as scheduled on Wednesday, December 18. Thank you for your patience during construction. We look forward to seeing you all at the celebration of the new Budimir Branch early in 2020....
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TALK TO US, WE DON’T BITE!

With the holiday season fast approaching, do you want to get out of the doghouse?  Do you want the library to stop hounding you about overdue materials?  If so, return all overdue materials between December 4 and 31, and Windsor Public Library will throw you a bone – we’ll waive your fines, no ifs ands or woofs! On December 4, WPL celebrates 125 years of library service to the community.  Special events and displays are planned for the month of December to mark the occasion, highlighted Continue Reading...
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IMPORTANT DATES FOR BUDIMIR BRANCH

–Budimir Branch will be closed from NOVEMBER 18 TO 26 for the commissioning of the new addition; –The new addition will open NOVEMBER 27; –The existing section of Budimir will close NOVEMBER 27 for renovation; –The WPL Bookmobile will be at Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex (2555 Pulford Street) from 10 am to 4 pm Monday, November 18 to Tuesday, November 26 (except Thursday, November 21 and Sunday, November 24); Holds will be available for pick-up on the BookMobile and materials can be returned or renewed. Thank Continue Reading...
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WPL CELEBRATES 125 YEARS

To celebrate 125 years of library service to the community, WPL is featuring photographs from the local history collection and community archive. On a daily basis for the balance of December, we will present an interesting and unique image of our city, which we hope will fascinate and entertain. The former John Richardson Library is named in honour of Major John Richardson (1796-1847), the local author of the early 19th century novel Wacousta. Richardson served in the War of 1812 and lived in the Sandwich West Continue Reading...
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WPL CELEBRATES 125 YEARS

To celebrate 125 years of library service to the community, WPL is featuring photographs from the local history collection and community archive. On a daily basis for the balance of December, we will present an interesting and unique image of our city, which we hope will fascinate and entertain. Canada’s Book Week, Nov. 1 – 8, 1947, is the occasion for this display of new and noteworthy Canadian publications, carefully arranged by Windsor Public Library employees in the sumptuous surroundings of Willistead Manor....
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