Category Archives: Programs

August Outdoor Movie Night – Lyle, Lyle Crocodile

You’re invited to join us for FREE all ages outdoor movie night at Fontainebleau Park (3030 Rivard Ave), right next to our Fontainebleau branch. We’ll be screening the movie, ‘Lyle, Lyle Crocodile’. Family-friendly activities start at 6:30pm and the movie begins at sundown (approximately 8:30pm). Our event partners from the Friends of Fontainebleau and Councillor Gary Kaschak will also be joining in the fun! Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and...
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Pop Up Libraries Coming this Summer!

We’re excited to announce pop-up libraries in a couple of Ward 9 parks during the warmer months!  We’ll be at Captain John Wilson (Thursday mornings) and Walker Homesite Park (Monday evenings) every three weeks with all sorts of fun library activities!  Come take a break in our tent, enjoy free Wifi, charge your device, make a library card or craft, and learn more about our resources. Captain John Wilson Park...
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FOREST GLADE BRANCH CELEBRATES 35 YEARS

Forest Glade branch is celebrating a birthday on Monday, May 15.  For 35 years it has been providing entertainment, educational and information resources to the residents of East Windsor. An Open House is scheduled from 3 to 5 pm.  Library staff would love to have the community stop by to celebrate:  food, fun activities and giveaways are scheduled. The 5,500 sq. ft. facility was officially opened on May 15, 1988. ...
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NATIONAL LETTER TO AN ELDER DAY

February 26 is National Letter to an Elder Day, a holiday celebrated by sending an elder a handwritten letter of love. National Letter to an Elder Day was started by Love For Our Elders, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting loneliness with love among senior communities. This day comes once a year to honor the art of letter-writing as a way to send love, one letter at a time! Windsor Public...
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Virtual Summer Reading Club for Kids

Welcome to Windsor Public Library’s Summer Reading Club – virtual edition! Just because we’re not able to gather together in person this year doesn’t mean we’re not still able to share lots of stories, games and fun with one another. We’re thrilled to be able to bring you a summer full of online programming to help you read, learn and discover at home. The Virtual Summer Reading Club 2020 will...
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Virtual Summer Reading Club Contests are Here!

Have you heard that WPL is hosting a number of fun contests as part of our Virtual Summer Reading Club? That’s right! In addition to all of the fun storytimes, crafts, STEAM experiments, author visits and more, we have also planned the following exciting contests for you! Colouring Contest:  Download, print and colour our specially designed WPL exclusive colouring page from local artist Carrie Stephens of Inspirational Zest. Then scan...
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Programming and Outreach Activities Suspended

To combat the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and to mitigate the risk and impact it has caused worldwide, the Windsor Public Library has suspended all programming and outreach activities, effective immediately. “We are taking these necessary and precautionary measures as outlined by our public health organizations to help limit contact with the public,” stated Councillor Rino Bortolin, chair of the WPLB. “At this point it’s just outreach, programs and room rentals...
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Senior Speed Friending is Back at Central Library

Due to popular demand, Windsor Public Library is excited to be offering another speed friending event for those 55+! Are you new to the City or simply looking to add to your circle of friends? Then this is the perfect event for you! Join us at Central Library on Thursday, November 15 from 6:30-8:00pm for an evening of mingling and an opportunity to make lifelong friendships in a fun and relaxed...
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Library How To Festival Will Enlighten and Amuse

Are you looking for something interesting, informative and amusing to do as summer winds down? Do you want to learn new skills to impress friends and family?  If so, the Windsor Public Library has just the event for you. On Saturday, September 8, the HOW TO FESTIVAL is scheduled from 11 am through 3 pm – rain or shine – at the Fontainebleau Branch (3030 Rivard Avenue) of Windsor Public...
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Test Your Windsor Trivia Knowledge…

Do you think you know everything there is to know about Windsor? If you do, or think you do, you’ll want to mark August 16 on your calendar.  That’s when you get to show off your knowledge at the Windsor Wisdom Trivia Competition. Windsor Public Library and Museum Windsor invite you to join likeminded individuals at the Phog Lounge (157 University Avenue West) on Thursday, August 16 from 7 to...
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