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 Students & researchers, checkout Canadian Periodicals our new database, perfect for those challenging projects!

Want to learn some Spanish for that trip down south this winter? How about Italian? American Sign Language? The library now has Rocket Languages, an online language learning program. Try it out.

Rocket Languages

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

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If you, or someone you know, has vision or perceptual disabilities please visit the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) to find out how to get books available in accessible formats. 

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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Should we purchase more downloadable audio books? :

New Library Hours!

The St. Peter's Library has new hours. 

Monday  closed

Tuesday closed

Wednesday 10AM-1:00PM 1:30PM-6:00PM

Thursday 10AM-1:00PM 1:30PM-6:00PM

Friday 10AM-1:00PM 1:30PM-6:00PM

Saturday 10AM-1:00PM 1:30PM-6:00PM

Sunday closed 


The Port Hood Library has new hours.

Wednesday 12:00PM - 5:00PM

Saturday 12:00PM - 5:00PM

We're Hiring!

Are you a community-oriented person with a love for books? Come join our team! We are looking for reliable individuals with an ability to work independently to join the Sherbrooke Library in an on-call position.

Duties to include (but not limited to): 

·       Responsible for the provision of community library service through the promotion of library services, the circulation of library materials and assistance in the use of library resources.

·       Responsible for maintaining the branch collection, branch records, and the branch facility on a day-to-day basis.


·       Minimum Nova Scotia Grade 12 or equivalent

·       Excellent computer skills and online literacy

·       Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

·       Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patrons, supervisors and fellow employees

·       Ability to make decisions without close supervision

·       Ability to maintain confidentiality

·       Ability to lift and move boxes weighting up to 20 lbs.

·       Ability to reach, bend, and lift to retrieve and shelve materials

·       A valid Nova Scotia driver’s license



·       Library technician certificate, or other relevant post-secondary education

·       Library related experience

·       Experience working with children

See position advertizements for more details


Posted:  Jan 2, 2018

Closing date:  Until filled

Job Classification:Library Clerk Level 1

Reports to:CEO/Chief Librarian  

Salary:  $12.33/hr


Only those applicants who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Eastern Counties Regional Library reserves the right to withdraw the competition if a suitable candidate cannot be found. Please submit a cover letter stating your qualifications and interest in the position with a resume and three work references to:

Laura Emery

Chief Librarian

Eastern Counties Regional Library

P. O. Bag 2500, Mulgrave, NS   B0E 2G0 FAX:  747-2500


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Thank you to our amazing sponsors...

Richmond County Literacy Network 


The Book Forecast


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

Adult Fiction Winter 2018

Adult Non-Fiction Winter 2018

Adult Audio Winter 2018

Adult Large Print Winter 2018





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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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