Providing information and programs to support early literacy is a priority of Winnipeg Public Library. Whether we are connecting you with current research about early literacy or designing and offering free Early Literacy Programs to support early literacy skills, we work to provide you and the children you care for services that are relevant, effective and fun.
Looking for something to listen to with your kids on your next car trip? Try a podcast! These podcasts are fun for all ages and are a wonderful way for kids and parents to learn new things, share stories, and use their imaginations together.
Climate change is changing everything and Sarah has something to say about that. Tune in as she takes on the global climate crisis in her very own way and breaks down the what’s, when’s, how’s and why’s of climate change.
Tai Poole is trying to find answers to life’s biggest questions. What happens after we die? What is love? How can we fix climate change? He may not solve them all, but give him a break…he’s only 14-years-old.
Play games with your favourite characters! Cailou, Clifford, Curious George and more.
(Please note: PBS Kids video content is not available in Canada).
The Library is a great place to come when you're looking for information and resources for parenting. This page has links to information on child safety, raising healthy children, and Manitoba specific parenting resources. You can also find a link to the Library's Early Literacy Info Guide and printable rhyme booklets. Our collection spotlight highlights books that are great for having fun with your children. The Library's At Home: A Click Away Info Guide is a great resource for finding fun online activities that you can do with children at home. If you are looking for information on talking to children about Covid-19 please visit the Covid-19 Resources page on this info guide.
If you don't find what you're looking for on this page, you can ask Library staff or search the library catalogue for more information using the links below.
Library staff love to answer questions! We're happy to take your questions, comments and feedback about: Your Library card/account, Library services, programs, policies, problems with Library resources (i.e. eBooks/eMedia tech help). 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.
Looking for something new to try at home? Check out these awesome STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) books for fun activities for the whole family. All of these books are available through the Library catalogue, and can be requested with your Winnipeg Public Library card.