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1520 Corydon Avenue
R3N 0J6
Phone: 204-986-4934


Angela Mehmel, Branch Head: 204-806-1361
Circulation (accounts): 204-986-4934
Adult Services: 204-986-4936
Children's Services & Programs: 204-986-4940


Hours  
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
10 am - 8:30 pm 10 am - 8:30 pm Closed 10 am - 8:30 pm
10 am -
5 pm
10 am -
5 pm
Closed
Upcoming Events

Location
bullet River Heights Library is centrally located in River Heights at 1520 Corydon Avenue between Brock and Cordova streets.

Parking
bullet Limited parking is available on Corydon Avenue and on neighbouring streets.

By Transit
bullet The nearest eastbound transit stop is #60377 at Brock and Corydon; the nearest westbound transit stop is #60378 at Brock and Corydon.

Parking
bullet River Heights Library has limited street parking only.

Collections
bullet River Heights is a medium-sized community library housing an Adult collection on the main floor and the Young Adult and Children's collections on the lower level. Besides the hardcover collection there are Express, paperbacks, magazines, DVDs, audiobooks and CDs for all ages.

bullet River Heights Library circulates over 315,000 items annually.

Facility
bullet River Heights Library is a two-level facility. It offers study tables and lounge chairs located by large windows offering natural light in the Adult main floor area.

bullet A book chute is located to the left of the front door for after hours returns.

bullet The lower level Children's area offers a friendly atmosphere for our younger readers and their families. Automatic doors and a ground level entrance make the main floor accessible to all.

bullet There is a program room with seating for 60 people in the basement. (Information about meeting room for rent.) Call 204-986-4936 for rental charges and to make arrangements.


Call2Recycle Battery Initiative
Call2Recycle Battery Recycling

Winnipeg Public Library has joined the Call2Recycle battery recycling initiative. All libraries now have special recycling boxes where you can dispose of batteries and cell phones. Simply put your used batteries and cell phones in the bags provided and we'll do the rest.


Programs
bullet River Heights Library conducts many programs for children and adults throughout the year. Please call 204-986-4940 or visit the Calendar of Events for more information.

History
bullet River Heights Library was originally opened in 1961 on land purchased from the Winnipeg School Board. It was the first of several libraries to be built by the City of Winnipeg in the 1960's. The branch replaced the heavily used Waterloo-Corydon bookmobile stop.


Last update: Friday, February 21, 2014

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