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!


Art Exhibit for April
Tuesday, April  3, 2018  till Saturday, April  28, 2018  during library open hours
Photography by Heather Richard at the library during the month of April.


Learn. Read. Play. Create.
Tuesday, April  3, 2018  till Saturday, April  28, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Every day, 3:00 pm at the children's drop in table.


April Is Poetry Month
Wednesday, April  4, 2018  till Saturday, April  28, 2018  during library open hours
Add to our Poem Tree all month long.


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


Afternoon Children's Craft
Tuesday, April  24, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Weekly craft session for afterschool children.


STEAM for Teens
Tuesday, April  24, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based fun at the library tonight for teens.


Computer Help
Wednesday, April  25, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Seniors & Newcomers Café
Wednesday, April  25, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Everyone welcome.


Children's Movie Matinee
Wednesday, April  25, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
Stop in for a family friendly movie this afternoon.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, April  26, 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  26, 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, April  26, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Thursday, April 26th will see us reading from "The Storied Life of A.J." Firky by author Gabrielle Zevin.


Babies In The Library
Friday, April  27, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us caregivers, parents and babies for fun nursery rhymes, knee bounces and lots of interaction.


Friday Afternoon Children's Craft
Friday, April  27, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every other Friday in April.


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, April  28, 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!


Children's Movie
Saturday, April  28, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Join us this Saturday for a family friendly flick.


Computer Help
Tuesday, May  1, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


In The Gallery This Month
Tuesday, May  1, 2018  till Thursday, May  31, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Asian Heritage Month will be celebrated in our library with a display of Photographs all month long.


Afternoon Children's Craft
Tuesday, May  1, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Tuesday in May from 3:00 - 5:00 pm for an afterschool craft session.


Learn. Read. Play. Create
Tuesday, May  1, 2018  till Thursday, May  31, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Every day, 3:00 pm at the children's drop-in table.


Classic Film For Adult
Tuesday, May  1, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Come join us tonight for a wonderful movie.


Computer Help
Wednesday, May  2, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Minecraft For Children
Wednesday, May  2, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
An hour long session where kids can have fun gaming on computers.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, May  3, 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, May  3, 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!


Books 2 Buy Bonanza
Friday, May  4, 2018  till Saturday, May  5, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Spring Book Sale @ your library for two days only!


STEAM Activity For Children
Friday, May  4, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Stop by every other week to use one of our STEAM devices.


Children's Movie Matinee
Friday, May  4, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
Join us today for the showing of "The Emoji Movie" Rated G.


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, May  5, 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!


Play-Doh Fun
Saturday, May  5, 2018  during library open hours
We provide the play-doh today and you can get creative!


Computer Help
Tuesday, May  8, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Afternoon Children's Craft
Tuesday, May  8, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Tuesday in May from 3:00 - 5:00 pm for an afterschool craft session.


CPA Advice
Tuesday, May  8, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Financial literacy discussion.


STEAM For Teens
Tuesday, May  8, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based fun at the library for teens.


Computer Help
Wednesday, May  9, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Seniors and Newcomers' Café
Wednesday, May  9, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for light refreshments and casual conversation.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, May  10, 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!


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, May  10, 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.


Friday Afternoon Children's Craft
Friday, May  11, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every other Friday in May to do a craft kids!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, May  12, 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!


Mother's Day Craft
Saturday, May  12, 2018  during library open hours
Make something special for mom at the library today kids!


Children's New Movie
Saturday, May  12, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Join us this Saturday to see a new pre-release movie!


Computer Help
Tuesday, May  15, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Afternoon Children's Craft
Tuesday, May  15, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Tuesday in May from 3:00 - 5:00 pm for an afterschool craft session.


Introduction To Rosetta Stone
Tuesday, May  15, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Learn how to use our online Rosetta Stone at the library tonight.


Minecraft For Children
Wednesday, May  16, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
An hour long session where kids can have fun gaming on computers.


Computer Help
Wednesday, May  16, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, May  17, 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!


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, May  17, 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.


STEAM Activity For Children
Friday, May  18, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Stop by every other week to use one of our STEAM devices.


Adult Crafting
Friday, May  18, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Join us in a social setting to make a craft!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, May  19, 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!


Graphic Novel Club For Adults
Saturday, May  19, 2018  11:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
This month's selection is "Newsprints" by Ru Yu.


Computer Help
Tuesday, May  22, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Afternoon Children's Craft
Tuesday, May  22, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Tuesday in May from 3:00 - 5:00 pm for an afterschool craft session.


STEAM For Teens
Tuesday, May  22, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based fun at the library for teens.


Computer Help
Wednesday, May  23, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Seniors and Newcomers' Café
Wednesday, May  23, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for light refreshments and casual conversation.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, May  24, 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!


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, May  24, 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.


Friday Afternoon Children's Craft
Friday, May  25, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every other Friday in May to do a craft kids!


Toddler Time Saturdays
Saturday, May  26, 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!


Puppet Peformance
Saturday, May  26, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Families are invited to our free puppet show.


Computer Help
Tuesday, May  29, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Afternoon Children's Craft
Tuesday, May  29, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Tuesday in May from 3:00 - 5:00 pm for an afterschool craft session.


Computer Help
Wednesday, May  30, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Minecraft For Children
Wednesday, May  30, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
An hour long session where kids can have fun gaming on computers.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, May  31, 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!


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, May  31, 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.


Book Club For Adults
Thursday, May  31, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Contact us today to reserve your copy. All are welcome!


Computer Help
Tuesday, June  5, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


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


Computer Help
Tuesday, June  12, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Wednesday, June  13, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Tuesday, June  19, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Wednesday, June  20, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


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.