Windsor Public Library

Site: Central Library - Ouellette Ave

Service: Windsor Public Library Administration

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Record #: WIN2866 Last Modified: 17 Sep 2014 Last Full Update: 19 Aug 2014
Contact Information
Office Phone519-255-6770
TTY Phone1-866-4TTY311 (1-866-488-9311)
Fax519-255-7207
E-Mailcustomerservice@windsorpubliclibrary.com
Websitewww.windsorpubliclibrary.com
Agency Information
Service Level(10) Local Government
Established1894
Primary ExecutiveChris Woodrow, CEO; Phone: 519-255-6770 ext 4430; Fax: 519-255-7207; Email: cwoodrow@windsorpubliclibrary.com
FundingCity / Town - City of Windsor ; Provincial - Ministry of Culture
Agency Services
Supplementary Info
Cross ReferenceLibraries - Windsor ; WPL
Description and Service Details
DescriptionAdministration offices for Windsor Public Library  
* oversees operations of 10 branches 
* Windsor's Community Museum and Windsor's Community Archives  
* provides information-finding services  
* online library catalogues and databases  
* on-site use of computers  
* Librarians provide reference information on books, documents, CDs and other audio-visual materials  
* collection in more than 20 languages  
* the Kaysandra and Christopher Curtis Children's Learning Centre features Ontario Early Years program materials and is home to a Story Time and Developmental Play Area as well as an Audio Listening Centre, Computer Centre and a Visual Learning Centre  
* comprehensive program of activities for early years and school aged children 
 
English as a Second Language (ESL) resources including; 
* books 
* magazines 
* video and audio tapes  
* local history resources  
* reading, writing and numeracy programs  
* daily newspapers from around the world  
* genealogical resources  
* government documents  
* large print and talking books  
* provides form-filling assistance for some documents  
* meeting rooms for workshops and conferences  
* Settlement workers
HoursAdministration: Mon-Fri, 9 am-5 pm 
* Closed Sat & Sun
Areas ServedWindsor
EligibilityWindsor residents and non-residents with valid library cards
ApplicationMust have valid library card before borrowing any materials
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Italian ; Interpretive Services - upon request
FeesProgram ; None ; Library Cards - no charge for Windsor residents; no charge for non-residents or those who pay Windsor property or business taxes; Service charges will be applied to materials kept beyond the due date; Fees will be charged for ancillary services such as photocopying, room rental etc
Site Information
Located In CommunityWindsor Central
Address & Map
850 Ouellette Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 4M9
 
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IntersectionOuellette Ave and Elliott St
Bus RoutesTransway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Central 3 ; Ottawa 4 ; Dougall 6
AccessibilityFully Accessible - Parking, Ramp, Automatic entrance, Washroom, Elevator