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Library Services during COVID-19: Home

This guide provides answers to questions about the current library closures and re-openings during COVID-19. Version française

Thank you for your patience.

What branches are open?

As of Tuesday, August 4, all library branches are partially re-opened (with the exception of the Cornish Library which is closed for ongoing renovations).

What services are available at the open branches?

  • Holds pick-up service
  • Telephone reference service
  • New library memberships and card renewals
  • Return of library materials that have been borrowed.


When are the hours of operation?


  • Millennium, St. Boniface 
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Fri, Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sun: CLOSED


  • Fort Garry, Henderson, St. James-Assiniboia, St. Vital, West Kildonan
    Mon, Tue, Thu: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Wed, Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sat, Sun: CLOSED


  • Charleswood, Louis Riel, Pembina Trail, River Heights, Transcona, Westwood
    Mon, Tue, Thu: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Wed, Sat, Sun: CLOSED


  • Munroe, Osborne, St. John's, Windsor Park
    Mon, Tue, Thu: 1 - 8 p.m
    Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Wed, Sat, Sun: CLOSED


  • Harvey Smith
    Mon, Fri: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Tues, Wed, Thu: 1- 8 p.m.
    Sat, Sun: CLOSED


  • Sir William Stephenson
    Tue, Wed, Thu: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
    Fri, Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sun, Mon: CLOSED


Winnipeg Public Library will continue to deliver online programs and services, which include 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
  • Research databases

Many of our online services have added free content (i.e. available without having to place a hold or use a credit) that will be available during the closure.

Please visit our eMedia 24/7 Guide for instructions on how to get your device set up to access these services.

eBooks & Audiobooks

eMagazines & newspapers

Streaming movies & music

For Children & Teens