New Brunswick Public Libraries

Saint John Free Public Library, East Branch
55 McDonald Street
Saint John, N.B.
E2J 0C7
Tel:  (506) 643-7250
Fax: (506) 643-7225
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Annual Opening Hours


Tuesday: 10:00  a.m. - 8:30  p.m.

Wednesday: 10:00  a.m. - 8:30  p.m.

Thursday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Friday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Saturday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.


Activities and events

LEGO® and LEGO®Table
Tuesday, January  2, 2018  till Thursday, May  31, 2018  during library open hours
Check out our amazing selection of LEGO® and get creative at the library today!


Hackmatack Children's Book Club
Wednesday, January  31, 2018  till Wednesday, March  28, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.
Children in grades 4-6 are invited to read from pre-selected Fiction and Non-Fiction books and vote for their favourite in the Spring!


Computer Help
Wednesday, February  21, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Minecraft
Wednesday, February  21, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Wednesday, February 21st from 6:30 – 7:30 pm


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, February  22, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, February  22, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Book Club For Adults
Thursday, February  22, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Thursday, February 22nd from 2:30 – 3:30 pm.


STEAM Activity
Friday, February  23, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Friday, February 9th & 23th at 3:00 pm


Seniors’ Computer Q & A
Friday, February  23, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Friday, February 23rd 2:30 – 3:30 pm.


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, February  24, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Celebrate the Olympics @ your library today!
Saturday, February  24, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Saturday, February 24th


STEAM For Teens
Tuesday, February  27, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Tuesday, February 13th & 27th at 6:30 pm.


Freedom To Read Week
Tuesday, February  27, 2018  till Saturday, March  3, 2018  9:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Check out our challenged book display all week long.


Knit & Crochet Club
Tuesday, February  27, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Tuesday, February 27th 2:30 – 3:30 pm.


Computer Help
Wednesday, February  28, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Seniors and Newcomers' Café
Wednesday, February  28, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday, February 14th & 28th from 10:30 – 11:30 am.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, March  1, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, March  1, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Hackmatack Book Club
Friday, March  2, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
For children in grades 4 through 6.


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, March  3, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Computer Help
Wednesday, March  7, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, March  8, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, March  8, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, March  10, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Computer Help
Wednesday, March  14, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, March  15, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, March  15, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, March  17, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Computer Help
Wednesday, March  21, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, March  22, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, March  22, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, March  24, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Computer Help
Wednesday, March  28, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, March  29, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, March  29, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, March  31, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Computer Help
Wednesday, April  4, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, April  5, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, April  5, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, April  7, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Computer Help
Wednesday, April  11, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, April  12, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, April  12, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, April  14, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Computer Help
Wednesday, April  18, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, April  19, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we explore varying themes every Thursday at the library.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, April  19, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, April  21, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun times for toddlers and their caregivers every Saturday at the library!


Upcoming activities and events for all New Brunswick public libraries.


Staff

Library Manager - Emily King


About the Library:

Get your choice of the best books, magazines, newspapers, CDs or DVDs. We’ve got something for all ages! Search our collection thanks to our provincial catalogue. Find answers to your questions with the latest information.

We will help you with research for a special project; retrieve reliable health information and more. Start now, ask a question, check out our online Databases or browse our Recommended Websites.

There’s more to a library than books! We have activities for everyone. Use our public computers to surf the net, catch up on the news, write your resume, or tap into our online Databases and our Recommended Websites. The virtual branch of the New Brunswick Public Library Service, Electronic Library New Brunswick, is available 24 hours a day for eBook and audiobook downloads.

Ask for what you want to read. Just because something isn’t on your local library’s shelves doesn’t mean you can’t read it! Stop by, place a hold in our online catalogue, or give us a call to request an item and we’ll deliver it to the most convenient library for you.

Drop in... you’ll feel right at home!

Library Highlights:

  • We have promotional displays, seasonal murals and art exhibits.

Our Special Collections:

  • Talking Books - we have housed the Talking Book collection for the southern part of the province since 1980. We offer this service to those who are visually impaired or cannot physically lift a book.

Our History:

  • Since 1968, we have served the community of east Saint John and the surrounding areas.

Accessible Collections & Services


Partners

In New Brunswick, public libraries exist as part of a partnership between the provincial government and participating municipalities. We gratefully acknowledge the contribution of the:

We would also like to acknowledge donations made by local community organizations and businesses. We thank you for your support.