Stop by the library after
school to try out a new
STEAM challenge!

Each challenge will encourage you to explore a different topic and learn something new. Ages 6 to 12.

For information call 519-255-6770, Ext. 3300.

Monday, January 21, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Budimir Library.

Enjoy the Kids Book Club
at the library. Ages 8 to 12.

To register call 519-255-6770, Ext. 2200.

Tuesday, January 22 & 29, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Bridgeview Library.

The library is hosting
family friendly films that
will have you laughing until you are warm and cozy.

Join us each week for a different movie.

For information call 519-255-65770, Ext. 7700.

Thursday, January 24,from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Sandwich Library.

Calling all Marvel fans!
The library invites all super-heroes to join us in the fight to save the universe, with crafts, trivia, games and more. Dress up as your favourite Avenger and join us!
Ages 5 to 15.

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

Saturday, January 26, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Central Library.

Windsor Public Library is pleased to offer a new
source of streaming films.

Kanopy at http://windsor.kanopy.com showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

FREE ACCESS TO MORE THAN 30,000 MOVIES

The popular on-demand film streaming service KANOPY is now available free of charge at Windsor Public Library. Card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting windsor.kanopy.com. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku. Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This photograph was taken in 1925 not long after the building was open to the public. The Equity Chambers Building is located on the north side of Chatham Street West in downtown Windsor. Designed as a commercial and office building and opened in September 1924, it housed Dack’s Shoes, J. Becker Company Ltd. Style Clothes Shop, Fleming, Drake and Foster Law Offices and Sheppard and Masson Architects. The Weights and Measures Building next to the Equity Chambers building housed the Dominion Immigration Office and was demolished Continue Reading...
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Finding Information: WPL Databases Versus Google?

Sweating over a term paper? You have to try our online databases! We all love Google, it’s great for a quick search especially for current events and news, personal information needs including shopping and entertainment or for finding locations – I’m a big fan of Google Maps. However, if you have to write a research paper or need verifiable, accurate information you are better off using a library database. At Windsor Public Library many of the documents found in our databases cannot be found by searching Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday picture was taken in 1949, and is looking north along Pelissier Street just north of Wyandotte Street. The building in the centre of the frame is the old YMCA building which was built in 1926 and closed as a “Y” in the early 1990s when a new facility was opened on Victoria Avenue. Today this building has been converted to apartments. The Norton Palmer Hotel building located to the right of the YMCA was one of Windsor premier hotels. Opened in 1927 and Continue Reading...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY

This week’s Throwback Thursday picture, taken in the 1970s, is of St. Alphonsus Church and rectory. St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic parish is one of the oldest parishes in Windsor. The current church was opened in 1873 with construction starting in 1870, replacing earlier church that was opened in 1854. The rectory was built in the early 1900s, and was the residence for the local priest. The rectory was demolished around 1994 to make way for the expansion of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel vehicle exit. Today, Canada Customs building stands where Continue Reading...
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