Category Archives: Events

Robert Franz Kicks Off Guest Storytime Readings

Windsor Public Library is proud to debut the first in an ongoing series of guest Storytime readings with Windsor Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert Franz. A tireless advocate for music education, gather your little ones for this reading of ‘The Remarkable Farkle McBride’ by John Lithgow and then head to the Windsor Symphony Orchestra YouTube Channel for more. Stay tuned on our WPL social media channels for more great kid-friendly...
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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 Riverside Public Library became a branch of the Windsor Public Library system on annexation of the town of Riverside in...
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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. Celebrations for the opening of the Ambassador branch included live entertainment, pictured above. Do you know who these performers are? Ambassador...
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Library Participates in Christmas Card Campaign

Emily Truman (pictured) started the Holiday HappyMail campaign in November and is closing in on her goal of collecting 10,000 Christmas cards for area senior citizens. Emily distributes them to lonely seniors at area nursing homes and was at Central Library earlier this week to pick up nine boxes loaded with handmade cards. To date she has collected over 7,000 and anticipates receiving 10,000 before the holiday season is over....
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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 South Branch opened in October, 1929 in Hugh Beaton School, to meet demand from the east end.  It was the...
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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. Children decorate the Christmas tree at the Tecumseh Mall branch in the mid-1970s. The Tecumseh Mall branch opened in the spring...
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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 Seminole Branch was built and opened in 1953.  In this image from the 70s, a young scholar receives assistance searching...
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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. Young readers examine new treasures on display during Young Canada Book Week in this 1962 photo taken at the Prince Edward...
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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...
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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...
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