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 18 & 25, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Central Library.

Please be advised that
tonight’s showing of
Disney’s COCO has been
re-scheduled for next week, (Friday September 20th) due to the threat of severe thunderstorms moving into the area.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience this might cause.

Let’s get messy!
Make some slime!
Ages 10 and up.

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

Saturday, September 21, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Fontainebleau Library.

Children join us for a fun
time learning and playing chess with Teen Volunteers. Duplo and regular Lego will also be available to stay and play.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 7700.

Saturday, September 28, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Muir Library.

Grab your helmet, jump
on your bike and head over
to the library for an afternoon of fun! Meet WILMA, our library outreach bicycle, learn bike safety and repair skills from Bike Windsor-Essex, cycle a smoothie, get your helmet checked, and create some crafty bling for your wheels! Ages 5 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 5500.

Saturday, September 28, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Chisholm Library.

Free workshop presented
by WETech Alliance.

Bring your own laptop, powercord and a mouse. Ideal for teens 12-17.

For more details or to register, go to

Wednesday, October 23, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Riverside Library.


Throwback Thursday

With students heading back to school next week, this week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is an aerial view of J. C. Patterson Collegiate Institute. The school was named after J. C. Patterson, who donated the land where the building was constructed in 1888. The school was located on Ann Street (today called Elliott St.) between Windsor and Goyeau. In 1906 the first addition to the school was built with a second addition added in 1917. Patterson Collegiate was closed in 1973 the year this photograph was taken Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

Taken in 1953 at the end of electric train service through the Detroit Railway Tunnel, this week’s ‘Throwback Thursday Pic’ is of two New York Central electric locomotives posing in front of NYC/CPR Windsor train station. These engines were tasked with shuttling passenger and freight trains thought the tunnel between Detroit and Windsor when it opened in 1910. Steam engines could not travel through the tunnel for fear of asphyxiating the train crew and passenger from the smoke and gases admitted from the locomotive. With the Continue Reading...
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Windsor Symphony Orchestra and Windsor Public Library Become Friends of Music

The Windsor Symphony Orchestra (WSO) and Windsor Public Library (WPL) are joining  together to offer a series of lectures aimed at bringing together individuals interested in the arts  – particularly music.  The WSO began the Amici Musicae series in 2016 and each scheduled event incorporates an education component to provide an appreciation for music and the finer points of composition. All lectures will be at Riverside Branch (6305 Wyandotte Street East) of WPL, beginning TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10.  Each lecture will be two hours in duration and Continue Reading...
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Important Dates

As we near the Grand Opening of our new John Muir Branch (363 Mill Street) in Sandwich, please take note of important dates in the transition from the Sandwich Branch to the new Mill Street location. SATURDAY, AUGUST 24 : Sandwich Branch will close TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3: Muir Branch will open SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28: Muir Grand Opening at 1 pm From Monday, August 26 to Saturday, August 31, there will be limited library service in the John Muir Branch Parking Lot from 10 am to 4 Continue Reading...
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