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History of the Library

Last Updated 2016/07/21

For many years local residents of Lac du Bonnet wished to establish a library for the town. From 1956 onward, for 15 years, Helen P. Smith ran a lending library out of her basement for local residents. The Smiths had to move to Winnipeg due to Helen’s failing health which resulted in the library moving


Local History

Last Updated 2021/03/17

Logs and Lines From the Winnipeg River (Lac du Bonnet History) Caviar and Venison (Lettonia and Newcombe History) Trails to Rails to Highways (Whitemouth History) Tramway to the Pointe (Pointe du Bois and Winnipeg Hydro History) All four local history books mentioned above are available here in the library Manitobia – Community history, books and more!