Happy Birthday to Us!

The Millennium Library turns 10 this week!

Millennium Library

It’s hard to believe that 10 years ago Centennial library reopened its doors as the Millennium library and became the place we all know and love! So much has changed in the past 10 years and we’re excited to see what the next 10 have in store for not only Millennium library, but for ALL Winnipeg public libraries.

Our birthday wouldn’t be complete without a party! This Saturday, November 7th come join us for a day full of awesome events, activities, and birthday cake:

11 am: Birthday Bonanza Story Time!
Family storytime with stories, rhymes and a craft. Children’s Area.

11 am: Naming Ceremony: Aboriginal Resources areas (second floor)

2 pm: Seanster and the Monsters
Groove to a lively family-friendly performance of music and comedy. Children’s Area.

2 pm: Writer-in-Residence Reunion
Former Writers-in-Residence share memories and read from the work created during their residencies. Carol Shields Auditorium.

1-4 pm: Maker Faire
Create, experiment and collaborate with Creation Stations throughout the library. Pick up a Maker Pass and enter our draw.

1-4 pm: Local History & PastForward
View highlights of the Local History collection and PastForward, our online archive of historical Winnipeg images. Local History Room.

Aboriginal Resources Area

Please make special note of the Naming Ceremony at 11am. The Aboriginal Reading-in-the-Round (main floor, children’s area), and Aboriginal Resources area (second floor), will receive Anishinaabemowin names in celebration of Millennium Library’s 10th year. Elders Barbara and Clarence Nepinak will provide a blessing and give both spaces new names. Please join us for the ceremonies. Refreshments to follow.

Hope to see you there!

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