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Library News


MON - FRI  8:30am - 4:30pm

 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? :

Summer is the time to read!

It's Gardening Season!

Stop by your local library or visit us online to check out the many gardening books available. Get ready for a delicious Fall by having a busy early Summer!

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

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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





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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