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OUTDOOR MOVIES CONTINUE AT BRIDGEVIEW PARK

Following up on the first outdoor movie screening of the summer, we’re is happy to announce that the next movie date is Friday, June 24 at Bridgeview Park (1899 Grove Avenue) in West Windsor. Activities begin at 7 pm, followed by the screening of the movie LOVE, SIMON at sunset – which we estimate to be between 8:30 and 9 pm.  Please note that the movie is rated 14+ for adult language and mature themes.  Those planning on attending should bring their own lawn chairs, blankets Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Continuing with our June theme of Royal visits to Windsor in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. This week’s Throwback Thursday Pic has the Queen visiting Windsor on Monday October 1st, 1984, her first visit to Windsor since 1959. Her Majesty was on a 13 day tour of New Brunswick, Ontario and Manitoba from September 24th to October 7th.  The Queen is seen accepting a bouquet of flowers from Windsor’s Scarlet Brigade in Dieppe Gardens. Looking on is the Mayor of Windsor Elizabeth Kishkon. If Continue Reading...
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NEWS, COMMENT AND OPINION: WHEREVER AND WHENEVER YOU WANT

In June, phase 3 of the WPL ‘We’re More Than Books’ Campaign is featuring the many ways you can get the latest local and world news, wherever you want and whenever you want.  Simply select your digital platform of choice and let WPL do the rest of the work to bring you comment, analysis and opinion from around the world. The year-long campaign is focussed – in a fun way – on resources not usually associated with public libraries, but resources which are necessary for us to Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

Continuing with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations for the month of June, this week’s Throwback Thursday Pic is another image of the then Princess Elizabeth and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip on their visit to Windsor in 1951. This trip was taken in the fall of 1951 and was a cross Canada 33 day visit that included a stop in Windsor. Also included in the photograph is the Mayor of Windsor at the time Arthur Reaume and other city official, participating in a Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

During the month of June, in honour of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, Throwback Thursday Pics will feature various photographs of the Queen that can be found in your Windsor’s Community Archives’ photograph collection. This week’s image is of the Princess Elizabeth and her husband the Duke of Edinburgh in a receiving line on the Windsor waterfront. This picture was taken at the royals visit to Windsor in 1951, a year before Princess Elizabeth would be crowned Queen. If you are interested in other historic images of Continue Reading...
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FAMILY FRIENDLY MOVIE NIGHT RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, JUNE 3

With winter behind us and summer just around the corner, parents across Windsor will be looking for activities that appeal to the whole family. Following up on a successful outdoor movie season in 2019, Windsor Public Library is happy to announce that our outdoor movie nights are back and that we’ll be embarking on a summer schedule of family friendly fun at locations across the city.  And best of all – attendance is free! Fun and games start Friday, June 3 at Queen Victoria P.S. at 1376 Victoria Avenue.   Family activities Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

With the warmer weather arriving, thoughts turn to summer time activities. One such activity was boarding the Boblo Island Ferries to Boblo Island Amusement Park down the Detroit River located across from Amherstburg,  Ontario. This week’s Throwback Thursday pick is of the Columbia Boblo Island Ferry, one of two ferries that made the journey between Windsor/Detroit to the amusement park. The other ferry was the SS. St. Claire. The Columbia was build in 1902 for the Detroit, Belle Isle & Windsor Ferry Company by the Detroit Continue Reading...
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VICTORIA DAY AND SUMMER HOURS

All locations of Windsor Public Library will be closed Monday, May 23 to celebrate Victoria Day.  WPL will switch to Summer Hours on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. View Summer Hours here. We’re open 24/7 online at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com.  ...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

With the warmer weather arriving, thoughts turn to summer time activities. One such activity was boarding the Boblo Island Ferries to Boblo Island Amusement Park down the Detroit River located across from Amherstburg,  Ontario. This week’s Throwback Thursday pick is of the Columbia Boblo Island Ferry, one of two ferries that made the journey between Windsor/Detroit to the amusement park. The other ferry was the SS. St. Claire. The Columbia was build in 1902 for the Detroit, Belle Isle & Windsor Ferry Company by the Detroit Continue Reading...
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THURSDAY, MAY 12: BRANCHES CLOSED FOR THE DAY

Budimir and Riverside branches will remain open from 10 am through 6 pm on Thursday, May 12:all other WPL locations will be closed for staff development and training. We’re open 24/7 online at www.windsorpubliclibrary.com. We apologize for the inconvenience.    ...
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