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St. John's College Library: General Information

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Pandemic Response Information

The St. John's College Library is closed until further notice. 
Please see the UM Libraries COVID-19 page:, or contact us directly at the email addresses below. 

St. John's College Library

St. John’s College is the oldest Anglophone institution of higher education in Western Canada. The library collection contains many items of historical interest, covering History, Anglicanism, Biblical Studies, and French-Canadian and English Literature.

In addtion to providing an inviting space for scholarly study, St. John's Library is equipped wtih a number desktop workstations and offers printingscanning, and photocopy services. As a member of the university library system, patrons can request and return materials from any Manitoba Libraries location. Located on the third floor of St. John's College, the library has a reputation for being a bright, quiet, area for study with convenient access to both The Daily Bread Cafe and Pizza Joe's. 

We are here to serve you - feel free to contact any member of our friendly staff with questions regarding library services. Visit our research help page to browse subject guides for the collection's topical concentrations, view information pertaining to citation guidelines, or to contact a subject liaison for assistance. 

For parking information please see Parking Services.

Mailing address:

St. John's College Library, Rm 322
University of Manitoba
92 Dysart Rd
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3T 2M5

Circulation desk:

Phone: 204.474.8542
Fax: 204.474.7614

Featured Reference Collections

Canadian Icons - Margaret Atwood

The St. John's College Library is pleased to feature a wide array of titles pertaining to the work and legacy of the Canadian icon. We are proud to offer a large number of her published works of fiction as well as criticism and feature an abundant list of secondary sources about her work.

A few selections...




Hung-Hsueh Shao

Library Assistant

Shaun Mulvey
Library Assistant


Subject Librarians

Our librarians have expertise in a range of subjects and are available to help students and Faculty use the Libraries many resources. Personalized consultations are a phone call away.


Lyle Ford 

(English, Classical Studies, Film Studies, Native Studies: Indigenous Peoples of Canada, and Theatre)

Elizabeth Dafoe Library
Room 112
(204) 474-9530
Emma Popowich
(French, Spanish and Italian, Philosophy, and St. John's College Library)
Elizabeth Dafoe Library
Room 112
(204) 474-6593
Alex Snukal
(Canadian Studies, Catholic Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Religion, Catholic Studies, and Fr. H. Drake Library (St. Paul's College)
Elizabeth Dafoe Library
Room 112
(204) 474-6593