Windsor Public Library

Site: Central Library - Ouellette Ave

Service: Local History and Archives

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-255-6770
TTY Phone Use Bell Relay Service. Dial 711 from TTY or call 1-800-855-0511
Fax 519-255-7207
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) * Print digital and microfilm materials related to local history 
* Local newspapers on microfilm 
* Index to The Windsor Star articles  
* Records from the municipality, its boards and commissions and annexed or amalgamated municipalities 
* Archives document local government and citizenry from 1854 
* Includes prints, posters, maps, plans and photographs 
* Maintains a number of small collections of private manuscripts related to municipal affairs including records of the Essex County Children's Aid Society  
* Resources for genealogical research with emphasis on local geographic area
Hours Summer Hours: Mon-Thu, 9 am-8 pm * Fri-Sat, 9 am-5 pm * Sun (Closed) 
Winter Hours: Mon-Thu, 9 am-9 pm * Fri-Sat, 9 am-5 pm * Sun, 1 pm-5 pm 
Branch Locations Summer and Winter Hours (see website)
Areas Served Windsor
Eligibility Persons with an interest in this area's local heritage and history
Application * Walk-in/no appointment required 
* Appointment encouraged for in-depth research or out of town researchers
Languages English ; French
Fees Service - In-depth reference service of $60 per hr, Copying charges are also applicable ; None - for quick reference
Agency Information
Established 1894
Site Information
Located In Community Windsor
Address & Map
850 Ouellette Ave
Windsor, ON N9A 4M9
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Intersection Ouellette Ave and Elliott St
Bus Routes Transway 1A ; Transway 1C ; Central 3 ; Ottawa 4 ; Dougall 6
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking, Washroom and Entrance

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