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Winnipeg Public Library
St. Vital Library St. Vital Library St. Vital Library St. Vital Library St. Vital Library

St. Vital

6 Fermor Ave.

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Branch Information

  • Hours of Operation

  • Contact

    Information Services:
    Branch Head:
    Alix-Rae Stefanko
  • Mailing Address

    6 Fermor Ave.
    Winnipeg, MB
    R2M 0Y2
  • Meeting Spaces

    (Call or visit us to book) Program Rooms: 2
    Capacity: 12, 60
    Tutorial Rooms: None
    Capacity: N/A
    More about meeting spaces
  • Wheelchair Access

    All areas are wheelchair accessible
  • Book Return

    2-Front accessible & back
  • Closest Bus Stops:

    # 50302 Eastbound Fermor
    # 50303 Westbound Fermor
  • Parking

    Parking lot (accessed via Glen Ave.) Register car at front desk
  • 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). There is a collection of books in French. 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

St. Vital Library is located near the intersection of Fermor Ave. and St. Mary's Road, across from the South Branch YM-YWCA. The program room is available to rent.

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.

Tours for groups of any age and class visits are available. To book your tour or class visit contact the library. More information about meeting rooms for rent.

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


The first St. Vital Library operated from a small rented quarters near the junction of St. Mary's and St. Anne's roads. In 1961, the City of St. Vital sold the present site to the Library Board for one dollar. The library at its present location was opened in 1963, and was designed by architect George A. Stewart. The interior features a mezzanine, wood roof members, a natural wood deck and skylights. The library became accessible with the addition of an elevator in 2015.

In January, 2017, the library closed for renovations which included a new exterior ramp and entrance, washroom upgrades, improved parking, safer stairs, accessible collections and the addition of a second book return. The library reopened on May 28, 2018 with new furniture, flooring, interior and exterior painting, a new tutorial room, and an indoor Family Literacy playground as well as a new roof and skylights.

Upcoming Events at St. Vital Library

Last update: November 20, 2019