Dr. Freda Ahenakew Branch
The Dr. Freda Ahenakew Branch is located in the Monarch Yards Housing complex at the site of the Station 20 West Centre. It was originally known as the Library on 20th Street.
To read more about Dr. Freda Ahenakew and the process of renaming this branch in her honour, please read the media release:
SPL has also compiled a reading list based on Dr. Ahenakew's many published works:
This branch was established as part of an innovative and collaborative community project, and we are happy to serve anyone who comes seeking help. The branch has many computers terminals available for public use and wifi is provided free of charge. There is also a complimentary mobile device charging locker at this location.
We have great materials and programs for all ages, and many knowledgable staff on hand to help you sign up for a library card or find what you are looking for.
How to use this Location
Make a trip to SPL a part of your day.
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 new to read? Give us a little (or a lot) of information about what you are interested in, and we will send a few title or author suggestions to suit your taste.
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.