Disney Princesses,
Pokemon, Star Wars books, crafts, activities, chess and Lego Clubs will be featured this week. Each child will leave with at least one 3D character. Great books will be available to check out. Ages 6-12.

We’re currently meeting at 3312 Sandwich St. but will be moving to 363 Mill Street soon. Please check our website or call to know which location we will be meeting at. Register at 519-255-6770×7700 or email jbrown@windsorpubliclibrary.com.

August 14, 15 and 16, from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Sandwich Library.

Simply colour.
We’ll provide everything.

Tuesday, August 20, 27, from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Thursday, August 22, 29, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Riverside Library.

Friday, August 23, 30, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Bridgeview Public Library.

 

 

Join in an enjoyable conversation.
Meet new people and make new friends all while enjoying a cup of coffee/tea and sweet treats.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Thursday, August 22, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Join us for a story and a
STEAM related activity.

Fun for ages four and up!
For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Thursday, August 22, 29, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, Central Library.

Are you a teen who loves
to write or who needs help developing their writing skills?
Join our writing program open to teens 12 to 17. The group will explore different genres and styles of writing. We will provide writing exercises and help you develop your writing skills.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Wednesday, September 4, 11, 18 & 25, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Central Library.

Visit us at the Forest Glade Library and meet our new
laser printer, the Glowforge! Check out all of the cool things we can create. Ages 7 to 14, under 11 with a caregiver.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5400.

Saturday, September 7, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm , Forest Glade Library.

Put your baking skills to
the test and make a
delicious back to school brownie. Ages 10 and up.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5000.

Tuesday, September 10, from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Throwback Thursday

The Cleary Auditorium and Convention Centre is the Throwback Thursday feature this week. Officially opened to the public in May 1960, this photograph was taken in 1963. Construction was started on an addition to the auditorium and a new hotel which opened in 1983. During the first decade of the new century the City of Windsor and St. Clair College were in negotiations for the college to take over the facility. In 2007 the Cleary Auditorium was renamed the St. Clair Centre for the Arts, where Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

The First Baptist Church of Sandwich is the oldest black church in the Windsor area and is this week’s Throwback Thursday picture. This photograph was taken in June 1986, showing the entrance of the church which is located at 3652 Peter Street. The church was founded by escaped and freed slaves in the early 19th Century. Construction started in the 1840s and it was completed in 1851, replacing a log cabin church constructed in the 1820s. Today the church is still active and an important part Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

As Sandwich residents prepare for the opening of the John Muir Branch of WPL in the former Fire Hall at 363 Mill Street, the first standalone Sandwich Library was located just a couple of blocks down the street at 615 Mill Street. This week’s Throwback Thursday Picture was taken circa 1972 showing the Sandwich Public Library, which was originally housed in the former Teacher’s Training Building. The Town of Sandwich established its first library in 1923 and was located in the Town Hall. In 1934 the Continue Reading...
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Great Courses now available on Kanopy

You can now enjoy unlimited streaming of the entire series of The Great Courses through our Kanopy collection, with access to more than 70 new courses! The Great Courses are a series of post secondary level educational videos instructed by professors, subject matter experts, and industry leading professionals. They allow you to access higher education on your own time, and at your own pace. There are courses in a wide variety of subjects ranging anywhere from Mindfulness and Photography to Ancient Civilizations, Language Study, Finance, and Law; Continue Reading...
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Muir Branch Delayed

The plan to open the new John Muir Branch (363 Mill Street) on July 20 has been delayed. Sandwich Branch (3312 Sandwich Street) which was scheduled to close July 6 in preparation for a transition to the permanent home for the WPL Local History Collection has been postponed. Sandwich Branch will remain open indefinitely. When we have more information on the opening of John Muir and the Sandwich transition, it will be shared in this space.        ...
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