Millennium Library Articles

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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Thousands of Overdue Books Returned to City Libraries

A two-week amnesty program to forgive late fees on non-returned library books proved to be a success for the City of Winnipeg. About 3,200 overdue items were returned between March 12-25, the city said on Friday. An estimated 3,000 of those items were less than a year...

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Winnipeg Libraries Launch Two-Week Amnesty Program

By Sarah Klein Readers with overdue library brooks will get a break thanks to a two-week amnesty program at all Winnipeg libraries. From Monday, March 12 to Sunday, March 25, book borrowers will be able to return their outstanding material and clear their accounts....

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Book Tells Stories from New Canadians

A one-of-a-kind book featuring the writing from 12 new Canadians from 11 different countries will be launched tonight. The Past is Another Country includes works from participants of the Finding Your Voice writing program for new Canadians offered by the Millennium...

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Get in Motion at the Millennium Library on Friday

Get in Motion at the Millennium Library on Friday

A fun and motivating way to get active will be offered on Friday, February 11 during the noon hour. Winnipeg in Motion is presenting a boot camp at the Millennium Library with local exercise professional Stuart Klassen of MORFit Training. The 40-minute session will be...

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Films Look at Life of Kamchatka Grizzly Bears

Films Look at Life of Kamchatka Grizzly Bears

By Tyler Sutherland A documentary looking at the lives of grizzly bears will run Tuesday, January 18 at Winnipeg's Millennium Library. The 90-minute film examines what many consider to be one of the most dangerous animals in the world. "The Edge of Eden: Living with...

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100th Anniversary of Winnipeg’s Chinatown

By Sarah Klein Today marks the 100th anniversary of Winnipeg's Chinatown. The first Chinese families settled in the district around King Street and Logan Avenue back in 1909. A century later, Winnipeg Public Library is proud to contribute to the 100th anniversary of...

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