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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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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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BLACK HISTORY RESEARCH AT LOCAL HISTORY BRANCH

WPL’s Local History Branch is one of many community organizations helping to preserve and promote Black history within the Windsor-Essex County area.  Available at the branch are photographs, Windsor/Essex yearbooks, census records, voting lists, historical maps dating from 1790 forward, scrapbooks, newsletters, and access to early newspapers including; the Provincial Freeman and Voice of the Fugitive. All print items are for use in the Local History Library branch only. Internet access to historical and genealogical resources are also provided, as is the ability to create, print Continue Reading...
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wpl app update

Due to unforeseen circumstances with our vendor, we have been notified that our WPL app will no longer be supported. A new and improved app is being developed with an anticipated launch by the end of March 2024. We regret any inconvenience this might cause for our users.  In the meantime, you can still access our catalogue or your library account from your computer or any device by visiting www.windsorpubliclibrary.com and clicking on the red “Library Catalogue/My Account” button at the top of the page. The majority of the features Continue Reading...
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NOTICE TO WINDSOR PUBLIC LIBRARY CUSTOMERS

We would like to remind everyone that this and other scams are on-going.  Please be very sure that you are communicating with a legitimate organization when you are arranging for employment.  WPL jobs can be found listed on the City of Windsor website.  If in doubt, please check the website listed below before entering into any agreements for work.  If you don’t find the position or person listed there, they are not affiliated with our organization. Please be aware that we have received numerous reports of Continue Reading...
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WPL APP UPDATE

Dear Library Patrons, A vendor, with whom we work closely to provide our Windsor Public Library App, has been experiencing a serious technical issue, which has unexpectedly disabled the app.  The vendor is working diligently to find a solution.  Currently, we do not have a timeline as to when this might be resolved. We regret any inconvenience this might cause for our community users.  In the meantime, you can still access our catalogue or your library account from your computer or any device by visiting www.windsorpubliclibrary.com Continue Reading...
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