Located at 104086 PTH 11 in the rural community of St-Georges, Bibliothèque Allard Regional Library is the main library for the R.M. of Alexander, Powerview-Pine Falls, RM of Victoria Beach and surrounding communities. It is a busy and growing facility offering essential community services.
Two more library branches within the regional system are: Beaches Branch Library housed within Walter Whyte School is located just off of Highway 59; and Victoria Beach Branch is located in the basement within the East Beaches Senior Scene at 3 Ateah Road.
Allard Library has been an exceptional community space. Fully 60% of the 4272 residents hold active library cards. Home to some 20,000 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.
The library provides much more than books and magazines. It is the Community Connections centre for the area, offering wireless internet access for laptop users and also providing computer stations, enabling email and word processing for community members.
Allard Library provides summer reading programs; lifelong learning resources, literacy, photocopy, fax and many more much needed services to the community.
Service Canada provides its' services every Wednesday, in the multipurpose room. On a drop-in basis, a Service Canada employee is here to help you.