Windsor Public Library

Site: Central Library - Ouellette Ave

Service: Windsor Public Library Administration

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Record #: WIN2866 Last Modified: 12 Jun 2014 Last Full Update: 10 Jul 2013
Contact Information
Office Phone519-255-6770
TTY Phone519-252-4775
Agency Information
Service Level(10) Local Government
Primary ExecutiveChris Woodrow, CEO; Phone: 519-255-6770 ext 4425; Fax: 519-255-7207; Email:
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 * computer training at Casino Windsor Cares Computer Training Centre (program temporarily suspended, as at Aug 7, 2008) * 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 ; Other languages - 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