New Brunswick Public Libraries

Newcastle Public Library
100 Fountain Head Lane
Miramichi, N.B.
E1V 4A1
Tel:  (506) 623-2450
Fax: (506) 623-2335
Courriel de la bibliothèque Email
Library's Facebook page Facebook

Annual Opening Hours

Tuesday: 1:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.

Wednesday: 1:00  p.m. - 8:00  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

Care and Share
Tuesday, January  9, 2018  till Tuesday, March  27, 2018  1:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Care and Share is a free healing and fitness program designed for women recently diagnosed with or going through cancer, as well as survivors.

Bridge for Beginners
Tuesday, January  9, 2018  till Tuesday, March  27, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
Come try your hand at bridge, all skill levels welcome!

Conversational French
Tuesday, January  9, 2018  till Tuesday, March  27, 2018  7:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
Practice your French in a fun and encouraging setting, all skill levels welcome!

Wednesday, January  10, 2018  till Wednesday, March  28, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.
A chance for kids 6 and up to get their hands dirty while learning about science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

Friday, January  12, 2018  till Friday, March  23, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.
Children 3-5 and their caregivers are welcome to join us as we share stories, songs and activities to support language learning and fun!

Freaky Fridays!
Friday, January  19, 2018  till Friday, March  23, 2018  3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
Drop-in after school for activities and games as creative as you are.

Upcoming activities and events for all New Brunswick public libraries.


Library Director - Dana Horrocks


Large parking area

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:

  • Relax by our large windows and enjoy the spectacular views of the Miramichi River and surrounding area.

Our Special Collections include:

  • A reference archival collection, including Canadiana
  • A collection of the Miramichi Historical Society
  • Books that belonged to Sir Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook and members of his family
  • Antique maps and genealogical material

Our History:

  • In 1953, Lord Beaverbrook donated his boyhood home to the community to house a library. The Old Manse Library operated at this first location until 1992.
  • We joined the York Library Region in 1989.
  • Our new library building opened in 1992, adjacent to the Miramichi River.

Other public libraries in the City of Miramichi:

For information on other public libraries in the City of Miramichi, please click on the link to the Chatham Public Library or Médiathèque Père Louis Lamontagne.

Accessible Collections & Services


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.