Rusty Macdonald Branch

The Rusty Macdonald branch is located in the Lawson Civic Centre. It is wheelchair accessible.


225 Primrose Dr
Saskatoon, SK S7K 5E4


  1. Monday: 10 am - 6 pm
  2. Tuesday: 10 am - 6 pm
  3. Wednesday: 10 am - 6 pm
  4. Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
  5. Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
  6. Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm
  7. Sunday: Closed
  8. Notes: The branch is currently only open for contactless holds pickups, by appointment.
Temporarily Closed

Temporarily Closed

During the COVID-19 pandemic, all SPL locations have been temporarily closed in the interest of community health and safety. They are currently only open during the hours indicated for contactless holds pickups, by appointment. Please call any branch or email [email protected] if you have questions. Updates will be posted as soon as they become available on our homepage and social media channels.

How to get here

There is free parking available around the building. You can also get to the branch by bus:

Route 12 (River Heights)
Route 30 (Lawson Heights/City Centre)
and Route 35 (Silverwood/City Centre)



  • WiFi
  • Public computers (1 hour at a time)
  • Printing (black & white, 10 cents per page)
  • Photocopying (black & white, 10 cents per page)
  • Scanning to a USB or email (free)

Video Game Room

Try out new and classic titles on our video game consoles. 

Innovation Lab

The Innovation Lab at the Rusty Macdonald Branch has fun and educational technology for all ages and abilities! The following items are all available on a drop-in basis. Some items will need to be requested. Simply ask any employee!

- BeeBots
- Cubelets
- Cubetto
- Dash & Dot
- Learning Beautiful Binary Cards & Binary Tower
- Learning Beautiful Binary Tree
- Learning Beautiful Pixel Boards
- Keva Planks
- Marble Run
- Sphero 

Room Rentals

We have auditoriums and meeting rooms available for rent. Book up to three months in advance to ensure your spot. Subsidized pricing is available for non-profit organizations

Locations and Rates

Group Loans and Class Tours

Book a tour with us, or set up a group loan for your classroom. With two weeks' notice, we can plan to present themed storytimes, library orientations and special programs.

Classes and Groups