Resident Info - Allard Regional Library
Located in the rural community of St- Georges, Bibliothèque Allard Regional Library is the main library for the Town of Powerview-Pine Falls. It is a busy and growing facility offering essential community services. Allard Library has been an exceptional community space.
Fully 75% of the 2978 residents hold active library cards. Home to some 30,000 books and serving members of the community, from the youngest to the most senior, Allard Library is one of the oldest bilingual libraries in Manitoba. It is also one of the few francophone community services available in the area. Free to all, the library provides much more than books and magazines.
It is the Community Connections centre for the area, providing computers with internet access enabling email and word processing for community members. Children’s computers provide filtered internet access.
Allard Library provides summer reading programs; lifelong learning resources, literacy, photocopy, fax and many more much needed services to the community. Approximately 25,000 items are loaned annually, demonstrating the library’s importance in the community.
The library is open 32 hours/week, longer than most rural libraries in the province, with the public requesting even more hours.