Wearing aย non-medical maskย is required in the library.

Children under 2 and people with a valid medical reason are exempt.


Advocate, Amherst, Parrsboro, Pugwash, and Springhill are now open more hours.

Hours and additional contact information can be found on the Branches page.

For our vulnerable patrons, we continue to offer Borrow By Mail. This is a FREE service to anyone in Cumberland County who is not able to come to one of our locations for any reason.

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Volunteer Opportunity

Are you looking to make a difference in your community? Why not consider serving as a volunteer member of the newly formed Interregional Advisory Committee for Library Accessibility (IACLA)?

The Interregional Advisory Committee for Library Accessibility will provide
advice on identifying, preventing and eliminating barriers to people with disabilities in programs, services, initiatives and facilities.

With your help, we will develop an accessibility plan that will make our libraries a place for everyone.

The application deadline has been extended to December 31, 2020.

Please contact your local library for more information. To apply online, or to download a printable application, visitย http://bit.ly/iacla

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