Join St. John Ambulance
therapy dog volunteers for a special meet and greet at the library. Children will learn about the role of therapy dogs, how to safely approach and interact with dogs and a story. Most importantly you’ll get to meet a therapy dog in person.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 8800.

Saturday, July 14, from 10:30 am to 11:15 am, Seminole Library.

Join us for the Robotics and
Tech Club. This club is held
once a month at the library and is designed to spark your imagination and creativity. Ages 8 to 13.

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

Tuesday, July 17, from 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm, Forest Glade Library.

 

Vermicomposting uses
earthworms to turn organic wastes into very high quality compost.

Learn how the waste we generate in our homes can be composted and kept out of our landfills and why this method of composting our organic waste can be done even in cold climates. This program is part our Gardening Workshop Series.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 4434.

Wednesday, July 18, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm, Central Library.

TELL US WHERE TO GO

The Central Branch of Windsor Public Library is moving. We will be moving out of 850 Ouellette into our temporary home in the new City Hall building by June 2019 and are now focusing all of our energies on finding a permanent home. We appreciate all of the feedback you have provided and are committed to staying in the downtown area. A number of locations are being considered. They include: lands to the west of Adventure Bay Family Water Park; an area in the vicinity of Continue Reading...
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Can you solve this mystery?

Wasn’t it great news to learn the contest to find all the clues contained in a book about the War of 1812 by Dennis White has finally been solved!  Now the Windsor Public Library has its own mystery we hope the public can unravel. Recently our Local History section received as a donation a century-old artifact.  Discovered in an antique dealers’ collection, the plaque shown at the left features symbols of agriculture and an inscription that reads: “Presented by the/ Royal Bank of Canada/ Windsor Ont. Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday pic is of the British American Hotel located at the corner of Sandwich (today Riverside Dr.) and Ouellette Avenue. This hotel was build after the 1871 fire that destroyed most of downtown Windsor. Originally called the Hirons House the name was changed to British American Hotel in the 1920s. The hotel was popular with Americans coming off the ferry boats and travellers arriving by train as the hotel was within walking distance of both terminals. The hotel was closed by 1969 and Continue Reading...
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Partnership Promotes Water Sustainability

ENWIN, in partnership with the City of Windsor and Windsor Public Library will partner to construct a Demonstration Rain Garden at the Forest Glade Branch. The project concept was proposed by Grade 8 students on the Robotics Team at L.A. Desmarais Catholic Elementary School with support from Ward 7 Councillor Irek Kusmierczyk, and spearheaded by Windsor Public Library and ENWIN. Stay tuned for more details as the project gets underway....
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NEW TEMPORARY LOCATION SELECTED FOR CENTRAL LIBRARY

The Windsor Public Library Board announced the sale of Central Library to the Downtown Mission in February with the building scheduled to change hands at the end of June next year.  Since then we have looked at  over 20 possible temporary sites to house the Central Branch while plans are firmed up for a new permanent downtown location. At the regular June meeting of the WPL Board they unanimously passed a motion to move to a temporary location at 400 City Hall Square East and the Continue Reading...
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