Category Archives: Adult programs

10,000 Dogs and Other Assorted Creatures

It takes a special person to be an animal control officer – for more than 30 years!  Imagine the stories that person could tell. If you were not able to attend the presentation on September 7 by Carlo Rossi, author of “10,000 Dogs, and Other Assorted Creatures”, he and his creative team of Tim Williamson and Susan Vesala will repeat their talk at the Riverside Branch this Saturday September 21,...
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How Planes work & How to Fly with Confidence

All are welcome to attend this free program  to be held in the Ouellette lobby of the Central Branch on Saturday July 13, starting at 2:30 p.m. Are you someone who marvels at the science of flight? Or do you worry every time a long distance vacation trip approaches, chanting “It will all be great –once I’m off the plane”?  Both the curious and the timid will appreciate a program...
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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...
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Rave Reviews: November

This month we had another wonderful Rave Reviews program. I was joined by my colleague Jasna Cakmak who brought in some wonderful selections and we enjoyed tea, treats, and great conversation about the books we’re reading and how we pick them. Rave Reviews is one of my favourite programs because it’s such a great way to get talking about books and to share book recommendations. I have a love/hate relationship with...
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Senior Speed Friending is Back at Central Library

Due to popular demand, Windsor Public Library is excited to be offering another speed friending event for those 55+! Are you new to the City or simply looking to add to your circle of friends? Then this is the perfect event for you! Join us at Central Library on Thursday, November 15 from 6:30-8:00pm for an evening of mingling and an opportunity to make lifelong friendships in a fun and relaxed...
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Winter is Coming – Game of Thrones Fandom Festival

This cold snap has reminded us that winter is indeed coming and Windsor Public Library is back with another fun fandom event!  This time we’re celebrating all things Game of Thrones. We would like to invite all visitors including  Whitewalkers and Wildlings, to our Fandom Bash at Westeros (Central Library). If you’re a lover of the book series or the TV series then this event is for you. The fun takes...
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Many Verses, Many Smiles

April is poetry month, and over the last few weeks, several poetry-themed programs took place in the library.  This past Saturday, the New Canadians’ Centre of Excellence, in conjunction with the Central Branch hosted our third MANY VOICES, MANY LANDS event.   Recitations were spoken in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Nepali, Persian, and Urdu as well as English, as participants shared poems by favourite traditional authors, or verses of their own...
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Clutter -> Be Gone!

Are you having trouble keeping your possessions under control?  Do you need a plan for the piles or a refresh on your domestic routines? Are you looking for a different strategy, one that meshes better with your personal style? Cassandra Aarssen will provide tips for cleaning and decluttering during her presentation at the Central Branch on Saturday March 10.  This program will be held in the Community Living Room on the...
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Speed Friending for Ages 18-35 is Back!

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...
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Long-term Care Options – For Seniors

When the time comes, how can we make a better transition to a long-term care facility? Jenna Martin of the Erie-St. Clair Local Health Integration Network will outline options for seniors or their families. Some topics for discussion include:  eligibility assessment, choosing a new home and the application process, waiting lists, and the bed offer process. To hear more and pose your questions, come to the basement auditorium of the...
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