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 our Media Release. You can also enjoy this reading list based on Dr. Ahenakew's many published works:

Dr. Freda Ahenakew Reading List


100 - 219 Ave K South
Saskatoon, SK S7M 2C7


  1. Monday: 10 am - 6 pm
  2. Tuesday: 10 am - 6 pm
  3. Wednesday: 10 am - 6 pm
  4. Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
  5. Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
  6. Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
  7. Sunday: Closed
  8. Notes: The branch is currently only open for contactless holds pickups, by appointment.
Temporarily Closed

Temporarily Closed

During the COVID-19 pandemic, all SPL locations have been temporarily closed in the interest of community health and safety. They are currently only open during the hours indicated for contactless holds pickups, by appointment. Please call any branch or email [email protected] if you have questions. Updates will be posted as soon as they become available on our homepage and social media channels.

How to get here

There is limited, free parking available in front of the building. You can also reach the branch by bus:

Route 2 (Meadowgreen)
Route 10 (Pleasant Hill)
and Route 60 (Confederation)



  • WiFi
  • Public computers (1 hour at a time)
  • Children's computer
  • Printing (black & white, 10 cents per page)
  • Photocopying (black & white, 10 cents per page)
  • Scanning to a USB or email (free)
  • Phone charging station

Room Rentals

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

Locations and Rates

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.

Classes and Groups