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West Kildonan

365 Jefferson Ave.

Today's hours:

Branch Information

  • Hours of Operation

  • Contact

    Information Services:
    Branch Head:
    Evelyn Piush
  • Mailing Address

    365 Jefferson Ave.
    Winnipeg, MB
    R2V 0N3
  • Meeting Spaces

    (Call or visit us to book) Program Rooms: 1
    Capacity: 60
    Tutorial Rooms: None
    Capacity: N/A
    More about meeting spaces
  • Wheelchair Access

    All areas are wheelchair accessible
  • Book Return

    Front and rear of the building
  • Closest Bus Stops:

    # 30185 Westbound Jefferson
    # 30186 Eastbound Jefferson
  • Parking

    Lot behind library; limited street parking
  • 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

West Kildonan Library is located at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Powers Street, beside Victory School. A large program room is in the basement level and 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. 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.

For your convenience, there is an after-hours book return on the front of the building, as well as at the rear where the parking lot is located.

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


West Kildonan Library was built thanks to the interest and support of the residents of what was once the independent city of West Kildonan. The community established its first library on Main Street in the Kildonan Shopping Centre in 1962 but three years later this facility was already too small and the library moved into Garden City Collegiate. The current 13,960 sq. ft. building was constructed to commemorate Canada's Centennial and was officially opened on June 24, 1967.

Upcoming Events at West Kildonan Library

Last update: November 20, 2019