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Library News

The Mobile visit to the Invernese Academy & Education Center from 1:30 - 7pm TODAY Thursday September 29, 2016 has been CANCELLED. We are apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Hours for ECRL Headquarters 9am - 5pm Monday -Friday

Questions? Concerns? If so contact Chief Librarian, Laura Emery at 

Introducing Zinio! Digital magazines are now available at your library. Click "Zinio for libraries" icon below to try it out.

Zinio video tutorial

Get in the mood for Spring by researching your family tree! Don't forget that the Library now has access to Ancestry (In-Library use only). 




3D printing @ the Library

Click the image and check out our new 3D printing video!

The Library now offers 3D printing services. Printing costs $1 per hour of printing time. Color choices vary.

Visit either the Port Hawkesbury or Petit de Grat Libraries to arrange printing your design. Or email your design to 

We will ship 3D projects to any ECRL location for pick-up.

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Help Us Decorate Our New Vehicle!

Great news everyone we managed to save enough money to buy a new vehicle for our Mobile Rural Service and book deliveries! We can keep bringing books to your community. We're looking for ideas of how we might decal and decorate the new vehicle so it attracts your attention. If you would like to make a suggestion send your thoughts to or post your thoughts on our Facebook page.


How Libraries Support Health and Well-Being

Learn about how public libraries support health and well-being. Read "Prescribe the Library" an article published in the Doctors NS magazine this October to celebrate Canadian Library Month. 

Breast Cancer Resource Collection

Through a partnership between Nova Scotia Provincial Library, Breast Cancer Action Nova Scotia, and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, new resource materials for those diagnosed with breast cancer and their families are available at ECRL. Check out the Breast Cancer Resource Collection.

Share A Book 2015

$5,679 raised during Share A Book 2015! Thank you for giving.

Richmond County Literacy Network 


The Book Forecast

Here are the latest orders for books that are on order but not published yet:

Adult Paperbacks Winter 2016

Adult Fiction Winter 2016

Adult Non-Fiction Winter 2016

Adult Audio Winter 2016

Large Print Winter 2016




Share A Book

Suggest a book others might enjoy on the ECRL Facebook page or suggest a book the Library should buy using our ILL Request Form. Sharing books is so much more than a fundraising campaign. 


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