Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winnipeg Centennial Library / Millennium Library (Graham Avenue, Winnipeg)
Winnipeg’s main library, designed by the local architectural firm of Macdonald, Cockburn, McLeod, and McFeetors to replace the earlier Carnegie Library, occupies most of the block of land on the south side of Graham Avenue from Smith Street to Donald Street. A commemorative plaque is located on its north wall just east of the main entrance (northwest corner of the building) and details the development of libraries worldwide, Winnipeg’s early libraries and the construction of the main library and its official opening on 4 May 1977 as part of Winnipeg’s 100th anniversary celebrations.
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Information for this page was provided by The City of Winnipeg’s Planning, Property and Development Department, which acknowledges the contribution of the Government of Manitoba through its Heritage Grants Program.
We thank George Penner for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 8 August 2021