Category Archives: Announcements

Public Internet Access Issues

UPDATE (MAY 31, 4:30pm): ALL LIBRARY ACCOUNTS SHOULD NOW BE ABLE TO LOG IN AND ACCESS PUBLIC INTERNET STATIONS AT ANY OF OUR BRANCHES.  However, please be aware that there may still be some minor outstanding issues with internet session time limits. We are continuing to work with our vendor to resolve those.    We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our public Internet sessions at all branches.  It appears...
Read more

Cloned FaceBook Account

Please note that we have recently been made aware that there is a FaceBook page that looks very much like our own that is soliciting for workers.  This is, unfortunately a scam.  Windsor Public Library job opportunities will always be found on the Corporation of the City of Windsor’s page https://citywindsor.ca/cityhall/Employment-Opportunities/Pages/Current-Job-Postings.aspx You can spot the difference between the real page and the fake by the capitalization – the fake account...
Read more

Come on back!

In order to keep its membership database current, WPL deletes accounts that have been expired for longer than three years. If you have an expired account, we invite you to visit your nearest library to renew your library account before that happens!  Just bring in a piece of ID with your name and address along with your library card, and we can help you start using our wide range of...
Read more

NOTICE TO WINDSOR PUBLIC LIBRARY CUSTOMERS

We would like to remind everyone that this and other scams are on-going.  Please be very sure that you are communicating with a legitimate organization when you are arranging for employment.  WPL jobs can be found listed on the City of Windsor website.  If in doubt, please check the website listed below before entering into any agreements for work.  If you don’t find the position or person listed there, they...
Read more

KANOPY CHANGES TO A NEW TICKETING SYSTEM

Kanopy, one of WPL’s streaming video providers has recently changed the way they offer services to our patrons.  They have replaced the play credit system that was previously in place with a new ticketing system as of November 1, 2023. Under this new system, rather than 10 play credits, all WPL patrons will have 30 tickets per month to watch films and TV shows on Kanopy!       Next...
Read more

Hocus Pocus Movie Night – Special Guest Appearance!

You’re invited to join us for another FREE outdoor movie night! WPL invites you to bring the whole family to Forest Glade Optimist Park to enjoy a screening of fan favourite, ‘Hocus Pocus’. Help us celebrate the Spooky Season by dressing us as your favourite Hocus Pocus character! WPL is excited to announce that for the first time  ever, a star of the movie we are screening will be in...
Read more

Pop Up Libraries Coming this Summer!

We’re excited to announce pop-up libraries in a couple of Ward 9 parks during the warmer months!  We’ll be at Captain John Wilson (Thursday mornings) and Walker Homesite Park (Monday evenings) every three weeks with all sorts of fun library activities!  Come take a break in our tent, enjoy free Wifi, charge your device, make a library card or craft, and learn more about our resources. Captain John Wilson Park...
Read more

Summer Reading Program Kicks off on July 8th

Windsor Public Library is once again offering a full summer of fun and activities planned for children – and they are all free of charge! The fun officially kicks off on Saturday, July 8, 2023 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Chisholm Branch of Windsor Public Library (1075 Ypres). There will be games, crafts, face painting, cake and more to get children excited to read all summer long....
Read more

WPL IS MORE THAN BOOKS!

Windsor Public Library sure doesn’t stand in the way of true love – particularly when a long road trip is involved. Who can say ‘nay’ when Archie, a beautiful and very rare Dutch Cremello, stopped by Central Branch in downtown Windsor the other day.  Archie and his family were en route from Toronto to South Carolina to hook up with his girlfriend when they needed some assistance – and of...
Read more

WINDSOR PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD APPOINTMENTS

The first meeting of the 2023-2026 Windsor Public Library Board took place Tuesday, February 21 at John Muir Branch in West Windsor. Following nominations, Ward 4 Councillor Mark McKenzie was acclaimed as chairperson and Ward 9 Councillor, Kieran Mckenzie, was acclaimed as Vice-Chairperson. WINDSOR PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2023-2026 City of Windsor Representatives Councillor Renaldo Agostino Councillor Kieran McKenzie Councillor Mark McKenzie Community Representatives Nicole Daignault Massimo De Menech...
Read more