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Sherbrooke Public Library Reopening

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Eastern Counties Regional Library (ECRL) is pleased to announce that the Sherbrooke Public Library is reopening today, Friday, May 26. New staff are busy training and looking forward to welcoming the community. The public is encouraged to visit and see how the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's has refreshed and renovated the library space.

On behalf of the Library Board I would like to thank the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s for their investment in public library service and the enhancement of the library facility. New paint, renovations to the exterior and interior along with their additional financial support for increased library open hours will help ECRL to better provide the service the community wants and needs” said ECRL Board Chair Clair Rankin.

The new schedule adds weekday morning hours and lengthens the day on Saturday. The Municipality requested these hours to respond to community needs and ECRL was happy to work in partnership with them to make these changes. ECRL will also help support this improved scheduled by using unspent monies from the closure period for training costs and the additional open hours until the end of June.

“On behalf of Municipality of District of St. Mary’s Council, we would like to thank ECRL for filling the vacant position at our Library as quickly as possible. With the additional hours we are hoping the needs of our Municipality will be met. Council is also looking forward to the Wi-Fi extender being installed so residents have increased access to free internet services.” – Municipal Warden, Greg Wier.

Information about the Sherbrooke Public Library can be found here. More service improvements are planned, including the installation of a Wi-Fi extender that will increase the range of the library’s free Wi-Fi to that of a city block.

The new library schedule follows:

Tuesday            9am-12pm & 12:30pm-2:30pm

Wednesday:     12:30-5:30pm

Thursday:         12:30-5:30pm

Friday:              12:30-5:30pm

Saturday:          9am-12pm & 12:30pm-2:30pm

Please note that the library will close for staff lunch from 12pm-12:30pm on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

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For more information contact: Laura Emery, CEO,, 902-631-4403

Click here for a downloadable PDF version of this announcement.