Millennium Library Articles

Little Free Libraries Design Exhibition a Big Draw

Little Free Libraries Design Exhibition a Big Draw

By Eden Ramsay Imagine a handcrafted container in a public space that encourages the love of reading and helps to build community. Such a thing is possible with the Little Free Library movement. Culture Days, The Winnipeg Public Library, and StorefrontMB have invited...

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Forum to Discuss City Land Allocations

A forum to discuss the zoning, allocation and sale of public land is planned for tonight. The Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, For the Love of Winnipeg, The Planners’ Network Manitoba, and Outdoor Urban Recreational Spaces-Winnipeg are hosting the discussion at...

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Folk Festival Series Brings Sounds to the City

Folk Festival Series Brings Sounds to the City

The Winnipeg Folk Festival is bringing the sounds of its summer at event at Birds Hill Park to the city this winter with a series of free workshops. The "In The City" series at the Millennium Library will be presented the fourth Saturday of every month starting...

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Millennium Library Receives $150K Donation

Winnipeg's Millennium Library has received $150,000 as part of a corporate sponsorship deal. TD made the donation Thursday to help renovate the library's "TD New and Noted" area -- a new open-concept space that provides patrons with access to the library’s various...

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Millennium Library to Host ‘Human Library’

Millennium Library to Host ‘Human Library’

The city's Millennium Library is hosting what it calls a "Human Library" at the end of the month. From January 24-26, the innovative event will promote dialogue and encourage understanding between people who might not normally meet. In a Human Library, people become...

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Folk Festival’s Family Series to Thrill Kids

Folk Festival’s Family Series to Thrill Kids

By Brian Schultz The Winnipeg Folk Festival has planned a series of shows for children in this year's Folk For Families series. Held at the Millennium Library downtown, the hour-long interactive children’s shows take place on the second Saturday of every month,...

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MTC, Millennium Library Presenting Lecture Series

MTC, Millennium Library Presenting Lecture Series

By David Klassen The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and Millennium Library have teamed up for an interactive lecture series. Play on Words is a program that will feature artist discussions, library-curated resources, prop and costume displays and playwriting workshops....

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Garden Party Celebrates Millennium Library Park

Garden Party Celebrates Millennium Library Park

The new Millennium Library Park in downtown Winnipeg will be celebrated with a party on Wednesday, August 15. The Winnipeg Arts Council, Downtown Winnipeg BIZ and the Winnipeg Public Library are inviting the public to enjoy a wine garden, refreshments and tour the...

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Millennium Library Park Officially Opens

Citizens and dignitaries alike were on hand Friday morning to open the city's newest greenspace, Millennium Library Park. The park includes a Learning Commons, urban wetland, Millennium Plaza and Prairie Garden, as well as public art pieces. The City and Downtown BIZ...

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Major Public Art Piece Installed Downtown

A new public art piece was installed over the weekend at the Millennium Library in downtown Winnipeg. Called Emptyful, the piece was created by Vancouver artist Bill Pechet and stands 35-feet tall. The complete installation will take several months and will be a...

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