Join us for our weekly
movie night.
All ages welcome, under 10 with a caregiver.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Wednesday, February 26, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Bridgeview Library.

Drop-by after school to
play with and create Lego masterpieces.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Wednesday, February 26, from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Seminole Library.

Join us for an 8 week
program at the library.
All art supplies provided, whether you like to draw with coloured pencils, pastels or charcoal. Beginners to advanced welcome.

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

Thursday, February 27 , from 10:30 am to 11:45 am, John Muir Library.

Learn the basics of
cursive writing and have fun with hands on writing related activities. Ages 7 to 12.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3300.

Saturday, February 29, from 10:30 am to 11:30 am, Budimir Library.

Explore a new STEAM
concept every week.
Ages 7 to 14.

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

Tuesday, March 3, 10, 24 & 31, from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm, Forest Glade Library.

Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs
and Ham, which is your favourite Dr. Seuss book?
Join us for fun crafts. Ages 5 to 12.

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

Saturday, March 7, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Chisholm Library.

JOHN MUIR BRANCH RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN CONSERVATION

The new John Muir Branch of the Windsor Public Library has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Excellence in Conservation. Windsor Public Library Board Chair, Councillor Rino Bortolin, WPL CEO Kitty Pope and Architect Jason Grossi were in Toronto yesterday evening to accept the award on behalf of the team behind the planning, development and construction of the library branch, located at 363 Mill Street in Sandwich Town. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to cultural heritage, sustainability, biodiversity and natural heritage conservation. John Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Would you be able to guess where this street scene was taken? This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic was taken in the late 1940s. If you had guessed, Tecumseh Road East at Drouillard Road, you would be right. The photographer stood in the middle of Tecumseh Road looking east just before the intersection with Drouillard Road to get this photo. From the picture, this area would be unrecognizable to today’s automobile driver cruising down Tecumseh Road. If you are interested in this or other historic photographs found Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

With February 14 being tomorrow, this week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of an historic Valentines Day post card. The card was post marked February 12, 1909 and was send from Willa Ford to Marion Bowlby, sister of Margaret Bowlby. This post card is part of the Margaret Bowlby collection of material housed at Windsor’s Community Archives. If you’re interested in viewing other historic images in the archives, please visit the Windsor Public Library digital exhibit “Windsor’s History and Pictures” found at https://windsorpubliclibrary.contentdm.oclc.org/....
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COMMUNITY ARCHIVES NOW OPEN

The Community Archives recently moved to 85 Pitt Street East in downtown Windsor and is now open to the public from 10 am-1 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at other times by appointment. There will be an open house on Monday, April 6 from 2-4 pm to provide the public with a behind-the-scenes look at the materials and resources the Community Archives makes available to visitors. All are invited to come and view historic images, drawings, plans, maps and textual records that detail the heritage Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of the Hiram Walker & Sons Ltd. head office. Taken sometime during the mid 1920s, which forms part of a series of photographs taken of Hiram Walkers & Sons during the decade, and can be found at Windsor’s Community Archives or online at our digital website. This photographs was taken from the Detroit River side of the building. The head office is located on the grounds of the distillery on Riverside Drive east in historic Walkerville. If you are interested Continue Reading...
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