Category Archives: Announcements

keep your library card active in 2023!

Happy New Year from WPL!  Keep your library card up to date to ensure continued access to our resources, both physical and digital.  If you’re not sure when or if your card has expired call 519-255-6770 or visit your local branch.  We’re here to help you make 2023 a year to read, learn & discover!...
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ARCHITECTURE RESOURCES DONATED BY LOCAL GROUP

Thanks to a $700 donation by the Windsor Region Society of Architects (WRSA), Windsor Public Library has added a collection of children’s materials on the topic of architecture to the Seminole Branch collection. Through 40 titles, such as Roberto the Insect Architect, The World Is Not a Rectangle, The LEGO Architect, The Girl’s Guide to Building a Fort and How Cities Work, Windsor kids can explore ideas of architecture, design,...
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RIVERSIDE BRANCH RECEIVES ‘TLC’

Over the past several weeks library staff has been busy giving Riverside Branch a dramatic transformation with the ‘big reveal’ happening earlier this week. The 14,000+ square foot building was constructed in 1995 and recently saw a renovation and re-configuration of the first floor, including new flooring, the move of public computers to a more easily accessed location and changes to the Circulation and Information desks – all to enhance...
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NEWS, COMMENT AND OPINION: WHEREVER AND WHENEVER YOU WANT

In June, phase 3 of the WPL ‘We’re More Than Books’ Campaign is featuring the many ways you can get the latest local and world news, wherever you want and whenever you want.  Simply select your digital platform of choice and let WPL do the rest of the work to bring you comment, analysis and opinion from around the world. The year-long campaign is focussed – in a fun way –...
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“Check out” nature with WPL!

Windsor Public Library is once again excited to be partnering with Ontario Parks in loaning out free Day-Use Vehicle permits for Ontario Provincial Parks. These “Park Passes” circulate for 7 days and are both non-holdable and non-renewable. Due to high usage last year, we’ve added additional passes to the collection!  Passes are available at all WPL branches (with the exception of Local History) on a “first come first served” basis. ...
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BREAKING NEWS: BOOKMOBILE REPLACEMENT APPROVED

The past two years has seen the Windsor Public Library Board, administration and staff working tirelessly to replace FRED – our much loved bookmobile. Old age and constant use led to FRED being retired from the road in 2020. Hard work and diligence paid off last night, as Windsor City Council passed a motion allocating funds for the WPLB to proceed in acquiring a replacement. Thanks are due to the...
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SERVICE UPDATE

As health and safety restrictions slowly begin to lift and vaccination rates rise, there is hope we can discover the ‘new normal’ and put Covid-19 behind us. Windsor Public Library has good news: operating under Step 3 of the provincial Reopening Ontario Act, effective Monday, February 7, in-branch services will be available including limited browsing, public computer use and lamination services for QR codes. At this time, to maintain our 50...
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WINTER STORM RESPONSE UPDATE

The Windsor Public Library, together with Recreation facilities, community centres and museums throughout the City of Windsor will close following regular evening programming tonight and remain closed until 3:30 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2022. This closure is being shared now in an effort to allow residents time to plan for tomorrow and to ensure snow clearing crews can have branches prepared safely for the 3:30 pm opening. All Windsor Public...
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