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Outdoor Movie Nights are Back – Elemental on June 21st

We’re excited to announce that Windsor Public Library’s outdoor movie nights are back for another season starting on June 21st. You’re invited to join us at Forest Glade Optimist Park (3215 Forest Glade Drive) for a screening of  the Disney-Pixar animated film ‘Elemental’.  The fun starts at 7:00pm with family-friendly games and activities and the movie begins at sundown (approximately 9:15pm). You’ll find us right behind the library close to the pavilion. We’re very excited to have our friends from the Forest Glade Optimist Club joining Continue Reading...
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Public Internet Access Issues

UPDATE (MAY 31, 4:30pm): ALL LIBRARY ACCOUNTS SHOULD NOW BE ABLE TO LOG IN AND ACCESS PUBLIC INTERNET STATIONS AT ANY OF OUR BRANCHES.  However, please be aware that there may still be some minor outstanding issues with internet session time limits. We are continuing to work with our vendor to resolve those.    We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our public Internet sessions at all branches.  It appears that the system is only allowing each account one session per day and is not refreshing Continue Reading...
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we’re open during the Sandwich St. Construction Project!

As part of the Gordie Howe International Bridge project, sections of Sandwich Street between Chappel Street and Chewett Street will be closed at various times starting May 30, 2024 for an estimated two months.  While parking and routes might be a bit restricted, both the Local History Branch and the John Muir Branch will be opened their regular hours for the duration of the work!  Keep in mind that we can always be reached remotely if that’s more convenient. Our contact info is as follows:   Continue Reading...
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HOOPLA UPDATE

On May 1, 2024, Windsor Public Library will be removing all existing price caps from Hoopla titles. This means that you’ll have even more great digital items—including the latest and popular movies, eAudiobooks, and eBooks—at your fingertips! Since Hoopla is a pay per use model, we will also be reducing the number of patron Hoopla borrows from 20 to 15 per month.  This will help offset the cost of enhancing this popular service while also continuing to offer other digital resources so that our patrons have Continue Reading...
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changes to our lending services policy

Windsor Public Library is officially fine-free!  We stopped charging late fees during the Covid-19 pandemic and our Board has decided to make that our official policy going forward.   Please note that we won’t be charging late fines but WILL continue to charge fees for lost or damaged items.  It is important that we get our items back so that others can use them!  In order to make sure that our materials are still being returned in a timely manner, we’re going to be implementing the following Continue Reading...
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WPL APP IS BACK!

Good news!  WPL’s app provider was able to come to an agreement with the company that supports the app.  This means our WPL Mobile app is once again functional! If you still have the WPL Mobile app on your device, you just need to log back in with your library card number and PIN.  If you’ve uninstalled the app, you’ll just need to reinstall it from the App Store or Google Play. It might take a few minutes for your account information to load the first Continue Reading...
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Come on back!

In order to keep its membership database current, WPL deletes accounts that have been expired for longer than three years. If you have an expired account, we invite you to visit your nearest library to renew your library account before that happens!  Just bring in a piece of ID with your name and address along with your library card, and we can help you start using our wide range of resources once again.  If you’ve lost your card, you can get a replacement for $2.  You Continue Reading...
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Happy Canada Day!

Please note that all locations of the Windsor Public Library will be CLOSED on Monday, July 1 in observance of Canada Day. Books, magazines, movies, music and tv shows can still be borrowed through our e-Resources page found here....
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Sunday Service Hours Ending

Sunday Service Hours at Central, Budimir and Riverside branches will end with the switch to summer hours. The last day for Sunday Service this spring will be Sunday, May 12, 2024. Sunday Service hours will resume on Sunday, September 15, 2024.  ...
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Cloned FaceBook Account

Please note that we have recently been made aware that there is a FaceBook page that looks very much like our own that is soliciting for workers.  This is, unfortunately a scam.  Windsor Public Library job opportunities will always be found on the Corporation of the City of Windsor’s page https://citywindsor.ca/cityhall/Employment-Opportunities/Pages/Current-Job-Postings.aspx You can spot the difference between the real page and the fake by the capitalization – the fake account does not have a capital “P” or “L” (circled).  ...
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