Millennium Library Renovation
Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street, will be undergoing extensive renovation work to replace carpets and lighting in the building. The project is expected to be complete in early 2023.
About the closure
The library will remain open while carpeting and lighting are replaced one floor at a time. Renovations will begin on the second floor, followed by the first, third and then forth. Access to certain collections and services will be impacted as each floor closes. Please see below for additional information on timelines and which services and collections are available during the renovations.
A City of Winnipeg news release about these closures was published August 11 2022.
Millennium library chart of floor closures and services
Items on hold
Holds pickups will continue to be available throughout the renovations.
Borrowing and returning
The checkout/return desks and after-hours book returns will be available throughout the renovations
Contacting the library
Computers will be unavailable for the duration of the floor’s closure. For the fourth floor closure, computers will be added on other floors. Please see staff for booking a computer on an alternate floor or another branch, or visit Book a Computer.
A selection of material from the closed floor will be moved to the main floor New & Noted area for borrowing. As shelving will be inaccessible, the remaining collections from the closed floor will be unavailable, including for holds.
Lobby and Community Connections
The lobby and entrance areas including Community Connections, the Best of Friends Gift Shop, Millennium Library parkade and Skywalk access will remain open with their usual operating hours throughout the renovations.