Are you between the ages of
36 and 55 and looking to
expand your circle of friends?
Join us for an evening of mingling and an opportunity to make lifelong friendships in a fun and low-key enviroment. Registration is required.

Tuesday, February 26 from 6:00 pm to 7:30pm, W.F. Chisholm Library.

THROWBACK THURSDAY

In this photograph children are putting up boards with paintings around the construction site of the Central Library Branch in 1972. The new branch opened in 1973 and allowed the library to expand its collection and services. Today the Central Branch has over 10 000 customers walk through its doors on a weekly basis – will you be one of them?  ...
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Speed Friending 35-55 Edition is Here!

Windsor Public Library staff are excited to be able to announce that we’re expanding our Speed Friending programming to a wider age range! We’ve tested the waters and had success (and lots of fun) with Speed Friending for the 18-35 age range. Due to popular demand, we’re rolling out an event for those 36-55 on Monday, February 26th at our new W.F. Chisholm Branch from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. If you’re between the ages of 36-55 and are new to the area or just looking Continue Reading...
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Veronique Mandal presents book: GETTING OFF: A CRIMINAL LAWYER’S ROAD TO REDEMPTION

The latest book from journalist and author, Veronique Mandal, profiles former Windsor criminal lawyer, Don Tait.  Entitled, GETTING OFF: A CRIMINAL LAWYER’S ROAD TO REDEMPTION, Mandal follows the trail from Tait’s high octane lifestyle in Windsor, through his recovery from addictions, to his final days in Africa. Mandal will be presenting excerpts from her book plus her adventures researching it, in an author talk at the Central Branch of the Windsor Public Library on Saturday February 24.  The event is scheduled for 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Continue Reading...
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Speed Friending for Ages 18-35 is Back!

Have you recently left the college or university scene, recently moved to the area or are just looking for new pals? We know it can sometimes be challenging to meet new people and WPL wants to make it easier for you with Speed Friending!  It’s a fun way to form new connections with other local 20-30 somethings. You’ll enjoy light refreshments while you spend the time getting to know your potential new pals in 5-7 minute lightning segments. We had a blast at our last Speed Friending Continue Reading...
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Long-term Care Options – For Seniors

When the time comes, how can we make a better transition to a long-term care facility? Jenna Martin of the Erie-St. Clair Local Health Integration Network will outline options for seniors or their families. Some topics for discussion include:  eligibility assessment, choosing a new home and the application process, waiting lists, and the bed offer process. To hear more and pose your questions, come to the basement auditorium of the Central Branch on Tuesday February 20.  The program starts at 6 p.m.  There is no charge Continue Reading...
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Blind Date with a Book

This February Central Branch welcomes all children (and anyone who loves a good children’s book) to participate in a Blind Date with a Book. Near the Children’s Desk at Central you’ll find a variety of books wrapped in paper. Each book containes words and pictures that provide a hint as to what the book is about. There is fiction, nonfiction, and French books of all reading levels included! Come in and check out a mystery book and see if you can fall in love with a new book this Continue Reading...
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Interlibrary Loan now available for Book Club Kits

Exciting news! Book Club Kits are now available via Interlibrary Loan! If you have been taking advantage of our Book Club Kit collection, you’ll be happy to hear that you now have access to more titles through our Interlibrary Loan service (ILLO). ILLO is a process that we use to borrow print materials that are not part of our collection from other public libraries in Ontario. Please use this form to submit your ILLO requests. While we do not have a list of additional titles available, Continue Reading...
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63 people came IN FROM THE COLD TO CREATE at Sandwich Library Thursday, February 1

Click on READ MORE and take a look at the fun photos of our first THURSDAY FAVOURITE FEBRUARY CRAFTS.   Thanks to everyone who helped to make SANDWICH LIBRARY a real warm place of creativity all day yesterday.  Sandwich Library, like all Windsor Public Libraries, has a terrific collection of  books, DVDs, and magazines on various crafts and hobbies.  Every Thursday this month our programs will be highlighting this collection. 28 ADULTS, 9 TEENS and 26 CHILDREN, from ages 3 to over 63, took part in the 10:30 Continue Reading...
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Throwback Thursday

Before search engines this is how you found a book at the library. The index card system was discontinued on June 10, 1986. This picture was taken around 1950 at the Carnegie Library. The Carnegie Library was located at the corner of Victoria and Park Street. #throwbackthursday #reading #archives #windsor...
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