All library branches (with the exception of Cornish which is closed for renovations) are open.
What services are available at the open branches?
All library branches offer the following services:
Browsing the collections
Self pick-up of holds
Printing and photocopying
Limited individual study space
Selective maker space equipment at the ideaMILL
Telephone reference service
New library memberships and card renewals
Return of library materials that have been borrowed.
Select Outreach Services
When are the hours of operation?
Please visit our website for list of branch locations and hours of operation.
Winnipeg Public Library continues to deliver online programs and services, which includes maintaining an extensive online eLibrary of digital media, expanding eBook 24/7 access and maintaining the Ask Us service. We are not accepting donations of books or other materials at this time.
The digital library is open and available 24/7. Through it you can access:
downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks
streaming movies and music
eMagazines and newspapers
Many of our online services have added free content (i.e. available without having to place a hold or use a credit).
Please visit our eMedia 24/7 Guide for instructions on how to get your device set up to access these services.
Cantook Station est un service de prêt numérique. Vous retrouverez des livres numériques et des livres audio pour enfants, ados et adultes. À la page d'acceuil, veuillez inscrire votre numéro de carte de bibliothèque dans la casse marquée "Identifiant" et votre NIP dans la casse marquée "Mot de passe." / Cantook Station offers French ebooks and audiobooks, with titles in all categories and for all age groups. Once on the site, please enter your library card number in the box marked "Username" and your PIN in the box marked "Password."
PressReader provides access to thousands of current newspapers and magazines from dozens of countries and in dozens of languages. Read the full text or original print view of popular titles like The Winnipeg Sun, Calgary Herald, National Post, Edmonton Journal, and many more.
hoopla brings you thousands of movies, television, and music titles for free. There are no costs or hassles. All you need is a library card and a web browser, phone, or tablet. Internet Explorer 11 is a not a supported browser. Please use Chrome, Edge, Firefox or Safari.
Online, streaming access to classical, contemporary, jazz, blues, nostalgia, world/folk, new age and Chinese music. Includes more than 165,000 audio tracks from approximately 11,000 recordings, with more added monthly.
Reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration by pairing classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.
TeenBookCloud is an online collection for middle and high school teens and adults of all reading levels. It includes enhanced novels, ebooks, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks. Enhanced ebooks combine professional narration with line-by-line highlighting to support ESL, emerging, and reluctant readers. Quizzes and lesson plans are available for educators, making it easy to integrate into curriculum. It also includes categories, such as AP English, Hi/Lo books, English classics, and Shakespeare.
A collection of videos and chapter books designed for kids in grades 2-6. It includes: eBooks (including many Canadian titles), read-alongs, graphic novels, National Geographic videos, and audiobooks. Books feature adjustable text sizes, full narration, and a read-along function that highlights text as it is read - a great tool for reluctant readers and ESL students.