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As of Monday, June 8, Millennium Library, Henderson Library, and Pembina Trail Library will reopen for holds pick-up service only. All holds that were ready for pickup prior to the closure are currently being moved. You will be advised when they are ready for pickup. For more information about library services, including a comprehensive FAQ, please visit our Library Services during COVID-19 Info Guide.

Access our online resources with your library card. If you don't have a card, sign up online for a temporary card during our closure.

Winnipeg Public Library
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Fort Garry
Library

1360 Pembina Hwy.

Today's hours:


Branch Information

  • Hours of Operation

  • Contact

    Information Services:
    204-986-4918
    Branch Head:
    Erica Ball
    204-986-4917
  • Mailing Address

    1360 Pembina Hwy.
    Winnipeg, MB
    R3T 2B4
  • Meeting Spaces

    (Call or visit us to book) Program Rooms: 1
    Capacity: 40
    Tutorial Rooms: None
    Capacity: N/A
    More about meeting spaces
  • Wheelchair Access

    Partially wheelchair accessible
  • Book Return

    Front of the building.
  • Closest Bus Stops:

    # 60243 Southbound
    # 60242 Northbound
  • Parking

    10 stalls behind the library. Register your car at the front desk. Two hour street parking before 3:30pm and after 5:30 pm. More info
  • Free Wifi

    Available whenever the library is open

About the Library

Collections and Programs

Items for loan include Adult and Children's fiction and non-fiction, graphic novels, magazines, music, audiobooks, video games (Xbox, PS4, Nintendo Wii & Switch) and movies (DVDs and Blu-ray). As a branch of Winnipeg Public Library, members can also access an extensive eLibrary for downloadable eBooks, eMagazines, information resources and online journals, and streaming movies and music.

The Library offers programs and workshops for all ages. Browse our Upcoming Events to find what's on, or pick up a copy of At The Library. Some programs require registration. All library programs are free.

Facility and Services

Fort Garry Library is located near the intersection of Pembina Highway at McGillvrary. The meeting room is available to rent (More information about meeting rooms for rent.).

The Library has bookable computers with MS Office and Internet access, and free WiFi. There are tables for studying and small group work. The children's area houses a family literacy play centre. Photocopying and printing is available for a fee. Scanning to email is free.

For your convenience, there is an after-hours book return on the left side (south) the building.

Battery Recycling is available in all branches of Winnipeg Public Library. Look for the Call2Recycle box and dispose your batteries using the bags provided.

History

The original Fort Garry Public Library first opened in 1956 in a 12' by 24' room in the municipal hall of the former Rural Municipality of Fort Garry. The current library on Pembina Highway was built in 1960, with an addition added in 1967 thanks to a bequest from the estate of Dr. A. W. Hogg. The library is an excellent example of Modernist architecture, characterized by its flat roof, cubic shape and open flowing floor plan.

The library's 9,334 sq. ft. was extensively renovated in 2014. A shard garden of remnants of demolished, historic buildings of Winnipeg was added as part of the 2014 renovations. Learn more about the shard garden.

Upcoming Events at Fort Garry Library


Last update: November 20, 2019

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