Membership to Winnipeg Public Library is free and is for residents of Winnipeg only. If you live in Winnipeg, and currently do not have a card, please visit Winnipeg.ca/library to apply to receive an online membership. Please note that you can’t borrow or place holds on physical materials with an online membership.
This membership will give you access to our Digital Library only (eBooks, databases, etc.).
It's not just for fiction anymore! NoveList Plus now includes over 50,000 non-fiction books in addition to 150,000 fiction titles. Find new authors and titles, or browse over 1,200 theme-oriented book lists, 160 award lists and 1,800 fiction-related websites.
The Library offers Book Club Kits for "Young Adult" (teen) audiences. Kits come with 10 copies of a book and a guide with discussion questions, tips for hosting a book club and more. The loan period is 60 days.
Award Winning Books
Looking for award-winning and -nominated books in our collection? Then take a look at the Awards & Bestsellers lists in our catalogue, where you'll find local and international literary awards, awards based on genre and age categories, and non-book awards.
Library staff love to answer questions! We're happy to take your questions, comments and feedback. We can also help you find quick facts, offer reading advice, provide answers to research questions, and more. If we don't have the answer we will direct you to appropriate resources.