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Henderson
Library

1-1050 Henderson Hwy.

Today's hours:


Branch Information

  • Hours of Operation

  • Contact

    Circulation (accounts):
    204-986-4315
    Information Services:
    204-986-4314
    Branch Head:
    Andrew McCulloch
    204-986-4318
  • Mailing Address

    1-1050 Henderson Hwy.
    Winnipeg, MB
    R2K 2M5
  • Meeting Spaces

    (Call or visit us to book) Program Rooms: None
    Capacity: N/A
    Tutorial Rooms: 1
    Capacity: 2
    More about meeting spaces
  • Wheelchair Access

    All areas are wheelchair accessible
  • Book Return

    Front of building
  • Closest Bus Stops:

    # 40387 Northbound
    # 40422 Southbound Henderson at Fraser's
  • Parking

    Mall parking lot.
  • 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.

Henderson Library and Osborne Library offer Seed Libraries in February (borrow seeds) and November (return seeds). Seed Libraries encourage gardening and local food production. Learn more about Seed Libraries.

Libraries are offering a limited selection of programs and workshops at this time. Browse our Upcoming Events to find what's on. Some programs require registration. All library programs are free.

Facility and Services

Henderson Library is conveniently located near Henderson Ave. and McLeod Ave. A Tutorial Room is available.

The Library has bookable computers with MS Office and Internet access, and free WiFi. There are tables for studying. Photocopying and printing is available for a fee. Scanning to email is free.

For your convenience, there is a book return at the front of the building.

History

The original Henderson Regional Library opened its doors in 1961 as a result of a partnership between the City of East Kildonan and the municipalities of North Kildonan and East St. Paul. The branch was named after the Henderson family whose relationship with East Kildonan predates the Selkirk settlers by five years.

The Library operated as the central branch for the Henderson Regional Library until 1979 when it was amalgamated along with the Munroe Branch and other suburban libraries to form the current Winnipeg Public Library system. With the addition of the Transcona Library, the Henderson Library became the Area Library for the East Kildonan/Transcona community.

The library moved to its current location on May 25, 1983 in the Rossmere Shopping Centre located at 1-1050 Henderson Highway, and in 2008 the neighbouring space in the Rossmere Shopping Centre becomes available allowing for the possibility of a library expansion. In 2009, City Council approves the expansion project and in 2010 the branch closed on April 26 for extensive renovations. The renovated and expanded 18,625 sq. ft. Henderson Library reopened on October 25, 2010.

Upcoming Events at Henderson Library


Last update: November 20, 2019

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