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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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West End Library entrance and learners

WELL: West End Literacy and Learning Program

The WELL Adult Literacy Program is closed as of Friday, April 24 due to City of Winnipeg facility closures. Current learners will be contacted when the program resumes. Email or call the program if wanting to be placed on a wait list for when the program resumes.

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WELL is an Adult Literacy Program. We are in the Harvey Smith Library, 999 Sargent Avenue. The library is inside the Cindy Klassen Recreation Centre.

The WELL program offers literacy upgrading for adults. Learners set realistic and achievable goals and receive classroom teaching and support to reach those goals. The program helps learners upgrade their skills to be able to further their learning Adult Learning Centres, GED, and other. We offer Manitoba stages 1 and 2 programming.

The Harvey Smith Library supports lifelong learning and family literacy. The Library has books and magazines at all reading levels and topics for learners to use. The WELL program also has books and teaching materials, just for the WELL learners and instructor. There are computers in the library with internet and MS Word.

Are you a learner?

The WELL program can help you:

  • improve your reading, writing, and spelling skills
  • improve your computer skills
  • learn how to use the library and its resources

When are classes?

Classes are usually held Monday-Thursday, 1-4 p.m. in Harvey Smith Library. Call or email for details.

What does it cost?

Nothing! The WELL program is free.

How do I register?

Call 204-793-7705 or email wpl.well@gmail.com

Learner Videos


These online videos are for WELL learners.
They are used as part of classroom activities.
Ask your teacher if you need help with them.


Introduction to the Computer

Understanding Meaning & Purpose of Desktop Icons

Using and Managing Computer Programs

Connecting to Library WiFi

Getting Ready to use the Internet

Finding Website Addresses using the Address Box

Finding Maps & Directions Online


Last update: April 16, 2020

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