5014 Roblin Boulevard R3R 0G7
Nadine McCaughan, Branch Head: 204-806-1119
Circulation (accounts): 204-986-3069
Adult Services: 204-986-3072
Children's Services: 204-986-3071
New Charleswood Library Under Development!
The new Charleswood Library is now under development! We are hard at work planning for the new library which will be approximately 14,000 square feet (almost triple the current space). Features to watch out for is a family literacy playground in the children's area, a teen space, fireplace lounge area, more computers for public use, more study space, a tutorial room and a dedicated program room. There will be plenty of comfortable seating and tables and chairs for all ages. Charleswood Library staff is looking forward to offering a bigger and brighter space to library users and more programming opportunities for all ages. Detailed plans will be made available on this page and in the current Charleswood Library when they are finalized. The new Library, to be located at 4910 Roblin Blvd. (Charleswood Square), is expected to open in early January, 2015.
Architectural drawings, including proposed floorplan for new Charleswood Library
Concept drawing for the new Charleswood Library.
Read this article in The Metro about the new Library.
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Charleswood Library is located between Dieppe and Harstone at 5014 Roblin Boulevard.
Charleswood Library has approximately 23 public parking stalls, including 1 designated handicapped stall. Parking spaces facing Roblin Boulevard: 6. Parking spaces in City of Winnipeg Library Visitors Overflow Parking lot south of the library: approximately 12 on unmarked gravel lot. The entrance to this overflow parking lot is off of Harstone Road.
There are two eastbound transit stops approximately the same distance from Charleswood Library: #60548 (Roblin Boulevard at Dieppe Loop) and #60549 (Roblin Boulevard at Harstone Road). The nearest westbound transit stop is #60547 (Roblin Boulevard at Harstone Road).
Collections and Circulation
Charleswood Library houses a collection of approximately 48,000 items. Fiction and non-fiction books in regular print, large print and audio formats, DVDs, music CDs, and over 125 magazine subscriptions are among the types of material available for adults, young adults and children.
In-person and telephone information services and reader's advisory services are provided during library hours: call 204-986-3072.
Internet workstations can be pre-booked or, upon availability, walkup bookings may be made with a valid library card. Free access to library-supported databases is available. A fee-based printing station is available.
Call2Recycle Battery Recycling
Winnipeg Public Library has joined the Call2Recycle battery recycling initiative. All libraries now have special recycling boxes where you can dispose of batteries and cell phones. Simply put your used batteries and cell phones in the bags provided and we'll do the rest.
Charleswood Library is a small, cozy branch with helpful staff but limited study space. It is a one-floor facility. A book chute is located to the right of the front door for after-hours returns.
For information on children's programs, call 204-986-3071. Visit the Calendar of Events for more information.
The first Charleswood Library was opened in 1964 in Dieppe School. In 1966, the Library moved to the former muncipal building of the Rural Municipality of Charleswood after the new Municipal Office was built next door.
In 1976, Charleswood Library joined the Winnipeg Public Library system.
The latest expansion of the building was completed in 1983, bringing its size to the present 6,700 square feet.