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COVID-19: City of Winnipeg response and latest updates on City facilities and services COVID-19 : Mesures prises par la Ville de Winnipeg et dernières nouvelles sur les installations et services municipaux

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.

Winnipeg Public Library

Digital Collections

NNELS (National Network for Equitable Library Service)

NNELS is an online public library of books in accessible formats, including DAISY, PDF and e-text. To access NNELS, choose "Sign Up" from the main page of and search for Winnipeg Public Library. Only customers with a print disability as defined in the Canadian Copyright Act may register for NNELS. Customers can register for a library card with Print Disability status. Contact Special Services at 204-986-6489.

CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access)

CELA provides reading material in accessible formats (e-text, Braille, audio and more) to customers who have a print disability. Material is available in English and French. Customers with a valid library card can access the collection by one of three ways:

  • Online access only: Users can independently access online audiobooks, magazines.
  • Online access and home delivery: Users can access online audiobooks, magazines and newspapers, and place online orders for DAISY audio titles on CD, Braille or described video to be delivered by mail to their home with a pre-paid mail return label.
  • Home delivery: Users can order DAISY audio titles on CD, Braille or descriptive video to be delivered by mail to their home with a pre-paid mail return label.

To register for CELA contact Special Services at 204-986-6489

Other Downloadable Materials

All Winnipeg Public Library members can download eBooks, eMagazines and eAudiobooks. Check out our eMedia Guide for more information on how to download and access our digital collection.

Last update: April 10, 2019

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