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!


High School Exam Week Stress Reflief
Tuesday, January  23, 2018  till Friday, January  26, 2018  during library open hours
Students are encouraged to visit our exam stress relief table today when needing a break.


Introduction To Rosetta Stone
Tuesday, January  23, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Learn how to access this language portal database free with your library card!


Computer Help
Wednesday, January  24, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Minecraft For Children
Wednesday, January  24, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Computer gaming program for children.


Fish For A Compliment Day
Wednesday, January  24, 2018  during library open hours
Try your hand at fishing out a perfectly nice compliment at the library today!


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, January  25, 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, January  25, 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!


Adult Book Club
Thursday, January  25, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Join us in a friendly casual atmosphere for our monthly book club which meets the last Thursday of the month.


Book Club for Adults
Thursday, January  25, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
January's selection is "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. Pick up your copy today!


STEAM Activity
Friday, January  26, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based programs.


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, January  27, 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!


Family Literacy Day
Saturday, January  27, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Families are welcome to celebrate reading at the library today!


STEAM for Teens
Tuesday, January  30, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Science, technology, engineering, art, and math programs for teens. Tuesday, January 2nd, 16th and 30th.


Knit & Crochet Club
Tuesday, January  30, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Casual group where we help each other with our knitting and crochet projects.


Computer Help
Wednesday, January  31, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Seniors & Newcomers' Cafe
Wednesday, January  31, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Light refreshments and casual conversation. Everyone welcome!


Hackmatack Book Club
Wednesday, January  31, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
For children in grades 4 through 6.


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!


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, February  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, February  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!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, February  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, February  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, February  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, February  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, February  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, February  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, February  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, February  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, February  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, February  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, 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!


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!


Computer Help
Wednesday, February  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  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!


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.