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Saturday Hours at Port Hawkesbury Public Library

Effective immediately, Port Hawkesbury Public Library will now be open on Saturdays from 9:30am-12:30pm & 1pm-3:30pm.

Library users should use the side door of SAERC to enter the building. The door will be unlocked on Saturdays. Use of the buzzer is required on weekdays only.

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Service Update - Sherbrooke Public Library

The Sherbrooke Public Library will reopen Wednesday, August 17th. Regular branch services are resuming with a weekly schedule of:

Wednesday-Friday: 12:30-5:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am-12:30pm

Please note, requested items will now be available for pick-up at the Sherbrooke Public Library; items... Learn More

ECRL Review - Public Engagement Opportunity

Davis Pier is hosting a community conversation at the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s Council Chambers.

What is the community consultation for?
Davis Pier Consulting is reviewing Eastern Counties Regional Library (ECRL). They want to hear directly from library users and... Learn More

Heat Advisory - Mabou and Port Hawkesbury

Please note that the following Eastern Counties Regional Library (ECRL) locations do not have air conditioning and are subject to closure in accordance with ECRL’s Working in Heat Employee Policy:

Before traveling to... Learn More

Service Update - Sherbrooke Public Library

The Sherbrooke Public Library will be closed effective July 20 until the recruitment and training of new staff can be arranged. During the closure period, library users will be receive requested items via Borrow by Mail.

We encourage interested applicants to apply. Please find the job... Learn More

Additional Hours at Canso Public Library

Effective May 24, Canso Public Library will now be open from 9:30am-1pm on Saturdays, in addition to the regular hours already in place Wednesday to Friday (12:30pm-5:30pm).

Additional Hours at Library Branches in Sherbrooke and Guysborough

Effective immediately, Sherbrooke Public Library will be open 9:30am-12pm and 12:30pm-6pm on Thursdays. The current hours of operation (9:30am-12pm and 12:30pm-3pm) will remain the same on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Effective May 7, Cyril Ward Memorial Public Library in Guysborough will... Learn More

Announcing the Launch of Same Page

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One Card. One Catalogue. One Million Things to Discover. Same Page is here! Browse the new catalogue and set up an account here.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service is once again available. Many items that previously would have been accessed by Interlibrary Loan can now be easily placed on... Learn More

Introducing Same Page

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Beginning April 21st, library users will notice a big difference in how they access their public library. A consortium of eight of the nine regional libraries in Nova Scotia have created a new online service called Same Page. Same Page will provide access to almost a million items,... Learn More

Public Access to Resume at Alexander Doyle Public Library in Mabou

Alexander Doyle Public Library in Mabou (located inside Dalbrae Academy) will be open for public access beginning Monday, April 4.

Library users will use the buzzer at the front entrance of the school to gain access to the library from 9:30am-12:30pm, and 1:30pm-4pm Monday to Friday.... Learn More

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