|Record #: NGL0122||Last Modified: 12 Feb 2019||Last Full Update: 12 Feb 2019|
|Located Within||New Glasgow|
|Where To Find Us||
New Glasgow Public Library
182 Dalhousie St
New Glasgow, NS B2H 5E3
|Areas Served||New Glasgow ; Pictou Landing ; Stellarton ; Trenton ; Westville|
|Contact||Cristal van de Pol, Branch Assistant|
|Alternate Contact||Greg Hayward, Branch Librarian & Technical Services Librarian; Phone: 902-755-6031|
|Mailing Address||c/o New Glasgow Public Library
PO Box 276
182 Dalhousie St
New Glasgow, NS B2H 5E3
|Description & Services|
|Information||One of our largest branches, the New Glasgow Library is located downtown on the corner of Archimedes & Dalhousie streets (next door to the Fire Station). Small community gardens are located around the library, with a small outdoor community patio. The New Glasgow Library is a wireless hotspot (WIFI) with access to high-speed Internet.
We offer a full range of free services and access to the resources of all Nova Scotia public libraries.
Books for all ages and interests, reference, large print book, DVDs/videos, magazines, audiobooks, Playaways, downloadable audiobooks, ebooks and emagazines, online databases& instructional programs (such as Ancestry.ca, Rocket Languages, Chilton's Library) and more.
Programming, Reader's advisory, reference, Genealogy & Heritage Room, inter-library loan, public Internet access, printer, scanner, 3Dprinter, family play packs, Nordic walking poles, small display area for Public Art, and instructional tours available upon request.
A 24-hour return bookdrop is available at the Library entrance.
All library programs are offered free of charge, although space is limited – so please call the Library for more information, and to register (902-752-8233). These regular library programs are offered through the fall until the spring (from September – June) while over the summer months, special programming (such as the Summer Reading Clubs for children) is offered. Throughout the year, special programs are also offered such as workshops, and presentations on a variety of topics. For more information, please visit: www.parl.ns.ca/events/index.php
Children’s & Youth programs -
- ABCs for Babies (ages 0 –15 months), on Tuesdays at 10:15am
- Toddletimes (ages 15 months – 3 years), on Wednesdays at 10:15am
- Preschool Storytimes (ages 3-5 years), on Wednesdays at 1:30am and Thursdays at 10:15am
- LEGOs@Library, a ‘drop-in’ as you wish program on Thursdays at 3:00pm
- Young Readers Club (ages 9-12 years), on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 3:00pm
Adult programs -
- Book Clubs, the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm, and the 3rd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm
- Knitting Circle, a 'drop-in' program held on alternating Saturdays at 2:30pm
Meeting & Community Rooms
The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Board will provide non-profit groups with meeting space free of charge in the Library's Community Room, when not in use for library activities. These meetings are to be of a non-fund raising, non-revenue generating nature. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject requests for the use of meeting space. For more information, please call the library (902-752-8233).
The Community Room also has an adjacent kitchenette with limited services. A Community office is also available for reservations.
|Accessibility||Fully Wheelchair Accessible ; The library also provides supported access to the CELA & NNELS audiobook collections for the Visually Impaired & Print Disabled, and has a long-term equipment loan program for DaisyReaders, for library clients. For more information, please contact your local library branch.
The Library also carries Sensory Play (Neurodiversity Tool Kits) developed by AutismNS with sensory, visual and fidget tool bags available for families to borrow.
|Tags||Active Living ; After School Programs ; All abilities welcome ; All Things Trails ; Book clubs ; Classes/courses ; Community Organizations ; Connecting People & Nature ; Cultural ; Fall Fun ; Fall Programs ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Free equipment loan ; Gardens, Gardening Groups ; Geocaching ; Guided Tours ; Health ; Highland Connect ; Inclusion & Access ; Indoor play space ; Learn To Programs (introductory level) ; Library ; March Break ; Museum ; Park ; Personal Development ; Recreation Capacity ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Facilities ; Seniors ; Social Gatherings ; Special Interest ; Spring Programs ; Storytime ; Summer Fun ; Summer Programs ; Support Programs ; Supportive Environments ; Tourism ; Visual Arts ; Winter Programs ; Youth|