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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.

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Osborne
Library

625 Osborne St.

Today's hours:


Branch Information

  • Hours of Operation

  • Contact

    Information Services:
    204-986-4775
    Branch Head:
    Carole Reeve
    204-986-4776
  • Mailing Address

    625 Osborne St.
    Winnipeg, MB
    R3L 2B3
  • Meeting Spaces

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

    All areas are wheelchair accessible
  • Book Return

    Front of the building
  • Closest Bus Stops:

    # 10006 Southbound Osborne at Kylemore
    # 10060 Northbound Osborne at Maplewood
  • Parking

    Leisure Centre 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.

Osborne Library and Henderson Library offer Seed Libraries in February (borrow seeds) and November (return seeds), as well as free garden workshops throughout the year. Seed Libraries encourage gardening and local food production. The Osborne Seed Library operates in partnership with The People Garden of Sustainable South Osborne. Learn more about Seed Libraries.

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

Osborne Library is located in the Fort Rouge Recreation and Leisure Centre. The Library has bookable computers with MS Office and Internet access, and free WiFi. There are tables for studying and small group work. Photocopying and printing is available for a fee. Scanning to email is free.

More information about meeting rooms for rent.

Tours for groups of any age and class visits are available. To book your tour or class visit contact the library.

For your convenience, there is an after-hours book return on the front of 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

Osborne Library opened in 1941 in a storefront at 719 Osborne followed by a move in 1957 to 700 Osborne. In 1982, 150 children from local schools took part in a book brigade to move books to the new location two blocks down the street at the Fort Rouge Recreation and Leisure Centre. The 4,120 sq.ft. library was renovated in 2010.

Upcoming Events at Osborne Library


Last update: November 20, 2019

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