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Winnipeg Public Library

Make a Donation to Your Library

Strengthening communities. Inspiring lifelong learning. Engaging readers. Every day Winnipeg Public Library provides this and much more to our community. You can help support your public library and community by donating funds or materials.

Donations of Materials (books, movies, etc.)

Winnipeg Public Library accepts donations of books, DVDs, Blu-rays, video games and CDs. Newer materials published in the current or previous year and in good condition are especially welcome. Please read the following donations flyer prior to bringing your donations to the library to ensure your donation meets the library's needs. Items not accepted for use in the library's collections will be sold in book sales. We have also suggested other organizations that may benefit from your used books.

Winnipeg Public Library is also accepting donations of musical instruments for the Sun Life Musical Instrument Lending Library.

Donations of Money, Funds or Planned Giving

Demand for the library's programs and collections grow every day. New services and technologies challenge our resources. Your gift allows the library to continue to meet, and to improve, for today and for future generations. Consider making a donation today. We will put your generosity to work right away!

Your Donation Will:

  • buy resources for all levels of readers and learners
  • support new technologies including adaptive equipment
  • fund special projects such as enhancements to children's areas
  • enhance literacy programming, and so much more!

Dedicate Your Gift

Donations in memory or in tribute of a special person or event are a wonderful way to honour someone. Please include details of your recognition on the donation form.

More Ways To Donate:

Special Projects

The library has several projects and initiatives posted on Sponsor Winnipeg.


The library has opportunities such as serving on the Winnipeg Public Library Board, joining the Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library, or volunteering.

Planned Giving

Contact the Manager of Library Services to discuss estate or planned giving.

How To Donate

Pick up a donation brochure at any branch or print and complete the donation form below and drop off at any branch of Winnipeg Public Library.

Or mail to:

Winnipeg Public Library
Attn: Gifts and Donations
Administration Office
251 Donald Street
Winnipeg MB R3C 3P5

Donations over $10 will receive a tax receipt. All donors are recognized in the Library's Annual Report unless the donor wishes to remain anonymous.

Last update: March 29, 2018