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.

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

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

Tuesday, November 19, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, Fontainebleau branch.

Join us for a poetry
workshop with Mary Ann Mulhern, Poet Laureate of Windsor, a city she proudly calls home. Each participant is asked to bring in a copy of one of their poems.

Space is limited to 10 adults. Registration is required. To register contact Janet at 519-255-6770 at extension 7700, or email Janet at jbrown@windsorpubliclibrary.com.

Thursday, November 28, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, John Muir branch.

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 and parking lot will open NOVEMBER 27; –The existing section of Budimir will close NOVEMBER 27 for renovation; –The WPL Bookmobile will be at Budimir 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 you for your Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This Monday, November 11, is Remembrance Day. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of the official unveiling of The Essex County War Memorial on November 11, 1924 by Major-General Sir Archibald Cameron Macdonnel. The monument was originally located at the corner of Giles and Ouellette facing Ouellette. Based on the design of local architect George Y. Masson, the monument cost $25,000 to build and was constructed of Canadian pink granite rising to 20 feet.  In 1965 the 105-ton monument was dismantled stone by stone and relocated Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Do you remember going downtown to shop? This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is looking north along Ouellette Avenue toward the river. This photograph was taken in 1967 before Devonshire Mall was built and downtown was still the primary shopping destination in Windsor. Retail stores identified in this photo include, Dollard Discount, Jeanne Bruce Jeweller, George H. Wilkinson Shoes, Red Robin, Calhou’s Hats and Charles Shoe Clinic. In the 52 years since this photograph was recorded, this scene has greatly changed with downtown evolving into an entertainment Continue Reading...
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COMMUNITY ARCHIVES MOVING

Windsor’s Community Archives is moving to 85 Pitt Street East. To facilitate the move, it will be closed from November 18, 2019 through January 6, 2020.  Appointments for viewing materials or consulting the archivist can be scheduled by calling 519-255-6770, Ext. 4414 or emailing archives@windsorpubliclibrary.com. Materials will be unavailable between November 18 and January 6. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to serving the community in our new location....
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Throwback Thursday

October 20 to 26 is Ontario Public Library Week. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is of Windsor Public Library’s Carnegie Branch. Opened on October 16, 1903 at the southeast corner of Park St. West and Victoria Avenue, Carnegie Library was named after American industrialist Andrew Carnegie, who donated money to have the library built. This library replaced Windsor Public Library’s first branch which opened December 4 1894 in Lambie’s Hall on Pitt Street West. Carnegie Library was eventually replaced when the new Central Resource Library on Continue Reading...
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