Category Archives: Programs

Virtual Summer Reading Club for Kids

Welcome to Windsor Public Library’s Summer Reading Club – virtual edition! Just because we’re not able to gather together in person this year doesn’t mean we’re not still able to share lots of stories, games and fun with one another. We’re thrilled to be able to bring you a summer full of online programming to help you read, learn and discover at home. The Virtual Summer Reading Club 2020 will...
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Virtual Summer Reading Club Contests are Here!

Have you heard that WPL is hosting a number of fun contests as part of our Virtual Summer Reading Club? That’s right! In addition to all of the fun storytimes, crafts, STEAM experiments, author visits and more, we have also planned the following exciting contests for you! Colouring Contest:  Download, print and colour our specially designed WPL exclusive colouring page from local artist Carrie Stephens of Inspirational Zest. Then scan...
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Programming and Outreach Activities Suspended

To combat the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and to mitigate the risk and impact it has caused worldwide, the Windsor Public Library has suspended all programming and outreach activities, effective immediately. “We are taking these necessary and precautionary measures as outlined by our public health organizations to help limit contact with the public,” stated Councillor Rino Bortolin, chair of the WPLB. “At this point it’s just outreach, programs and room rentals...
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Summer Programs Launch July 6

Windsor Public Library again has a fantastic program of summer activities planned for area children and all free of charge. The fun officially kicks off on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Chisholm Branch of Windsor Public Library (1075 Ypres). In conjunction with the Optimist Community Centre, there will be face painting for kids, a tasty BBQ and a sidewalk book sale. The theme for Summer 2019...
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Outdoor Movies Continue With MOANA

With summer winding down, parents across Windsor are looking for activities that appeal to the whole family.  Windsor Public Library  has a summer schedule of free family movies at locations across the city. Next up is Secret Life of Pets 2 on Friday, August 23 at Fontainebleau Park (3030 Rivard Avenue).  Fun and games begin at 7 pm, with the movie scheduled to start at sundown. Secret Life of Pets 2...
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Raindate: How To Train Your Dragon 3

Due to inclement weather last Friday, the screening of How To Train Your Dragon 3 at Mitchell Park (399 Giles Boulevard West) was postponed.  Weather and ground conditions permitting, the screening raindate is this Friday, July 5 – same time and same location.  Fun and games start at 7 pm, with the movie beginning at sundown.  ...
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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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