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About Youth Advisory Councils at Winnipeg Public Library

  • Join a Youth Advisory Council!
  • Join a Youth Advisory Council!
  • Join a Youth Advisory Council!
  • Join a Youth Advisory Council!

Love Libraries?

Are you interested in:

  • Contributing content to this website
  • Providing input on teen programs
  • Sharing favourite books and recommending new ones
  • Giving feedback on the design and layout of teen spaces

…and much more?
Are you in grade 7-12 and love the Library?

Then you should apply to be a member of a Winnipeg Public Library Youth Advisory Council! 

What is it?

  • A Youth Advisory Council is a group of Winnipeg teens who want to help keep Winnipeg’s libraries lively and interesting.

Why Join?

  • You’ll get impressive work experience for your resume, volunteer hours and you’ll have tons of fun doing so!
  • Meet people from across the city, chat about books, plan fun programs, and have your voice heard at the library.

When & Where is it?

We have Youth Advisory Councils at 10 locations. All Councils meet every six weeks for 90 minutes.

  • Charleswood Library: Saturday at 1:30 pm
  • Fort Garry Library: Saturday at 11:00 am
  • Henderson Library: Thursday at 6:30 pm
  • Louis Riel Library: Thursday at 6:30 pm
  • Millennium Library: Saturday at 1:30 pm
  • Pembina Trail Library: Tuesday at 5:30 pm
  • River Heights Library: Saturday at 1:30 pm
  • St. James-Assiniboia Library: Tuesday at 4:30 pm
  • Sir William Stephenson Library: Wednesday at 4:30 pm
  • Transcona Library: Monday at 6:00 pm

Who can Apply?

  • Youth must be in grades 7-12.

How do I Apply?

  • Download a Youth Advisory Council Application Package.
  • Upon receipt of your completed Youth Advisory Council Application Package, the Library will contact you for a screening interview. This process may take up to 4-6 weeks.

Please email booked@winnipeg.ca for more information.