Annual Opening Hours
Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 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
Saturday Movies @ the Library
Friday, August 24, 2018 till Saturday, December 22, 2018 2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Join us for a classic movie and popcorn every 4th Saturday. Click on the title for the list of showings.
Saturday, September 1, 2018 till Saturday, December 1, 2018 2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.
The whole family is welcome to join us for playtime activities meant to develop pre-literacy skills.
Saturday, September 8, 2018 till Saturday, June 8, 2019 2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
A quiet space, beautiful patterns, colouring pencils, and light refreshments will help you enjoy a peaceful hour of colouring. Click on the title for more information.
Program Registration for Fall Youth Programs
Monday, September 10, 2018 till Monday, October 1, 2018 during library open hours
Registration for the library’s fall children’s programs will start Sept 10th. Click on the title for more information about programs.
Book Lover’s Dessert and Discussion Group
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 till Tuesday, May 14, 2019 6:30  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
The Book Lover’s Dessert and Discussion group will meet the second Tuesday of the month. Bring a book and your sweet tooth! Click on the title for more information.
Browse and Brunch
Friday, September 14, 2018 till Friday, December 14, 2018 9:00  a.m. - 10:00  a.m.
The over-sixty crowd is invited to join us for Browse & Brunch at the library. Please click on the title for more information.
Games @ the Library
Saturday, September 15, 2018 till Saturday, June 15, 2019 2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Every third Saturday of the month from 2-4pm. Please click on the title for more information.
Monday, October 1, 2018 till Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:00  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Drop off last year's unwanted costume at the library between Oct 1-16 and get a ticket for the costume swap on Oct 17 at 6pm.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 till Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:15  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.
Preschool Storytime will be Wednesday mornings at 10:15am starting October 3rd. This program is for 3-5 year olds accompanied by an adult. Please click on the title for more information.
Small Business Month Open House
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
An open house for entrepreneurs interested in what the Library has to offer for growing their business. Please click on the title for more information
Thursday, October 4, 2018 till Thursday, November 29, 2018 10:15  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.
Toddler Tales takes place Thursday mornings at 10:15am starting October 4th. This program is for toddlers (18 months – 3years old) accompanied by an adult. Please click on the title for more information.
Friday, October 5, 2018 till Friday, November 16, 2018 3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
Building Bonanza is alternating Friday afternoons at 3:30pm for school-aged children. Please click on the title for more information.
Preteen Creating Club
Friday, October 5, 2018 till Friday, June 7, 2019 3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
Preteen Creating Club (for youth in grades 6-8) will meet at the library every first Friday of the month from 3:30pm-4:30pm. Every month is a new creation. Please click on the title for more information.
Friday, October 12, 2018 till Friday, November 23, 2018 3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
Our STEAM program for school aged children is alternating Friday afternoons at 3:30pm. Please click on the title for more information.
Hackmatack Book Club
Thursday, October 18, 2018 till Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
The HACKMATACK BOOK CLUB for youth in grades 4 to 6 will meet every third Thursday at 3:30pm. Please click on the title for more information.
Babies in the Library
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 till Tuesday, November 27, 2018 2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
A fun-filled half hour of interactive stories, songs and rhymes for babies, newborn -18 months, and a parent or guardian. Tuesdays at 10:15am from October 23rd to November 27th. Click on the title for more information.
Library Director - Christin Sheridan
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.
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!
Our Special Collections:
- We have a substantial military history collection, as well as a small but unique collection of French and German books.
- Oromocto Public Library opened in 1961.
Accessible Collections & Services
The library offers :
- Audiobooks on CD & Playaway
- Large print books
- Described videos
- Braille and print/Braille
- DAISY CDs (Talking Books)
- E-text, E-audio, E-braille
- Access to the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) & Bookshare
- Access to the Service québécois du livre adapté (SQLA) (French only)
- Adaptive Computer Workstations and CCTV Units
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.