Muir Makers – Sew
cushion covers, table
runners and more.

Learn the basics of hand and machine sewing while making practical things. Make One Take One, is the spirit of giving. The program will focus on making one to give and making one to keep. Each week a new craft will be on display for you to do. All supplies provided.
Limit: 6 persons. To register, call Ms. Janet C. Brown at 255-6770 ext. 7700 or email Janet at jbrown@windsorpubliclibrary.com.

Every Thursday from Nov. 14 to Dec. 12, John Muir Library.

A monthly get together
for those with any cancer
type and stage, or you may also be new to remission or years into it. A place where we can safely be together with others who know how a diagnosis of cancer affects our minds and spirit. A place to make new friends and share information.
To register, call 519-255-6770, ext. 5400

From 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Wednesday, November 13, Wednesday, December 11, Riverside branch, 6305 Wyandotte Street East.

Moderated by Colleen, a Lung Cancer Survivor.

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. Windsor Public Library has always been on the cutting edge when providing resources to our customers.  This photo from the 1950s shows a young man listening to one of many LP records in the collection at the Continue Reading...
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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. Image Number 2 shows the Carnegie Library, which many Windsorites remember fondly. It opened in October 1903 at the corner of Park and Victoria Streets.  In 1901 City Council sought a grant from Andrew Carnegie to replace Continue Reading...
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WPL CELEBRATES 125 YEARS

One hundred and twenty-five years ago today, on December 4 1894, Windsor Public Library first opened at Lambie’s Hall.  Library users who paid five cents for a library card could select from among 5,254 books and 60 periodicals.  Lambie’s Hall remained the Windsor Public Library for almost seven years, until the Carnegie Library opened in 1903.   The site on Ferry Street letter became the location of the Windsor Star building and is now home to the University of Windsor’s School of Social Work. In celebration of Continue Reading...
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TALK TO US, WE DON’T BITE!

With the holiday season fast approaching, do you want to get out of the doghouse?  Do you want the library to stop hounding you about overdue materials?  If so, return all overdue materials between December 4 and 31, and Windsor Public Library will throw you a bone – we’ll waive your fines, no ifs ands or woofs! On December 4, WPL celebrates 125 years of library service to the community.  Special events and displays are planned for the month of December to mark the occasion, highlighted Continue Reading...
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IMPORTANT DATES FOR BUDIMIR BRANCH

–Budimir Branch will be closed from NOVEMBER 18 TO 26 for the commissioning of the new addition; –The new addition will open NOVEMBER 27; –The existing section of Budimir will close NOVEMBER 27 for renovation; –The WPL Bookmobile will be at Capri Pizzeria Recreation Complex (2555 Pulford Street) from 10 am to 4 pm Monday, November 18 to Tuesday, November 26 (except Thursday, November 21 and Sunday, November 24); Holds will be available for pick-up on the BookMobile and materials can be returned or renewed. Thank Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Windsor’s home grown business, Canada Salvage, was located downtown at 65 Pitt Street East before it moved to its current location on Ottawa Street. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic was taken in 1963 looking toward the south side of Pitt Street. Other businesses in this picture are Steve Paris Shoes, Bergers Cut Rate Store and the Federal Outlet Store. Today, this space is now occupied by the Goyeau Parking Structure which was constructed in 1966. If you are interested in other historic images of Windsor that Continue Reading...
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WPL LOCATIONS CLOSED NOVEMBER 21

All branch locations of Windsor Public Library will be closed on Thursday, November 21 to provide an opportunity for staff development and training. Central Library (850 Ouellette Avenue) will be open as scheduled 9 am-9 pm. Library resources and materials are available 24/7 at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause....
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