Dr. Freda Ahenakew Branch
The Library on 20th Street opened its doors on July 28, 2009 and celebrated its Grand Opening on August 29, 2009. It is located in the Monarch Yards Housing complex at the site of the Station 20 West Centre. The suggestion for the name of the new branch was submitted by Lonetta Hjermenrude as part of a call for public input by the Library Board. The Library on 20th Street serves the communities of Riversdale, Pleasant Hill, King George, Westmount and Holiday Park.
The Library on 20th Street is wheelchair accessible and has a bookdrop open 24 hours a day.
How to use this Location
Make a trip to SPL a part of your day.
The Dr. Freda Ahenakew Branch is located in the Monarch Yards Housing complex at the site of the Station 20 West Centre.
As part of an innovative and collaborative community project, Dr. Freda Ahenakew Branch is happy to serve anyone who comes seeking help. We have many computers terminals available for public use and wifi is provided free of charge. We have great materials for all ages, and many knowledgable staff on hand to help you sign up for a library card or find just what you are looking for.
You can reach the Dr. Freda Ahenakew Branch using public transit:
Route 2 (Meadowgreen)
Route 10 (Pleasant Hill)
and Route 60 (Confederation)
Computers & Wireless Internet
Use one of our one-hour, bookable computer stations to access the Internet. Documents cannot be save to the desktop computers. Book a computer up to three days in advance to secure your time. Printing fees may apply.
Bring your own laptop or mobile device to use our free wireless Internet service throughout the branch.
Kids can try out one of our dedicated children's educational computers.
Dr. Freda Ahenakew Branch currently has black and white photocopying and printing available from our public computers. Scanning to a USB drive is available from the photocopier. We unfortunately do not offer faxing at this location.
Your Next Great Read
Looking for something to read, listen to or watch? Give us a little (or a lot) of information about what you are interested in, and we will help you find exactly what you need.
We have auditoriums and meeting rooms available for rent. Book up to three months in advance to ensure your spot. Subsidized pricing is available for non-profit organizations
Group Loans and Class Tours
Book a tour with us, or set up a group loan for your classroom. With two weeks' notice, We can plan to present themed storytimes, library orientations and special programs.