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

November is Financial Literacy Month
Wednesday, November  1, 2017  till Thursday, November  30, 2017  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Check out the finance display with the best price~ FREE!


Learn. Read. Play. Create!
Wednesday, November  1, 2017  till Thursday, November  30, 2017  2:30  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.
Every day at 2:30 pm at the children's table.


Computer Help
Wednesday, November  1, 2017  till Wednesday, November  29, 2017  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Write & Mail your letter to Santa
Tuesday, November  14, 2017  till Saturday, November  18, 2017  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
The Saint John Santa Clause Parade is Saturday, November 18th at 6:00 pm.


STEAM Children's Activity
Friday, November  17, 2017  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Science, technology engineering, art and math programs for children!


Seniors Technology Hour
Friday, November  17, 2017  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.
Bring your device and your questions!


Toddler Time
Saturday, November  18, 2017  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, November  18, 2017  11:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
Reading Lumberjanes Volumes 3 & 4 by Noelle Stevenson.


Build a Fort at the library today kids
Saturday, November  18, 2017  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Children are invited to build a fort while enjoying stories and hot chocolate!


STEAM for Teens
Tuesday, November  21, 2017  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Science, technology, engineering, art, and math programs for teens. Tuesdays, November 7th and 21st.


Seniors & Newcomers' Cafe
Wednesday, November  22, 2017  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Light refreshments and casual conversation. Everyone welcome!


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, November  23, 2017  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Weekly Story Time every Thursday from 10:30 - 11:00 am.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, November  23, 2017  8:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday in November. Bring your own board or feel free to use ours.


Afternoon Children's Craft
Friday, November  24, 2017  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every other Friday at 2:30 p.m. Check out the fun craft after school today.


Toddler Time
Saturday, November  25, 2017  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 Performance
Saturday, November  25, 2017  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Come check out a fun interactive play and make a craft to take home!


Knit & Crochet Club
Tuesday, November  28, 2017  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Casual group where we help each other with our knitting and crochet projects.


Minecraft
Wednesday, November  29, 2017  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Computer gaming program for children.


Hackmatack Book Club
Wednesday, November  29, 2017  6:30  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.
For children in grades 4 through 6.


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, November  30, 2017  8:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Enjoy a challenging game of Scrabble at our drop in every Thursday in November. Bring your own board or feel free to use ours.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, November  30, 2017  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Weekly Story Time every Thursday from 10:30 - 11:00 am.


Book Club for Adults
Thursday, November  30, 2017  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
November selection is "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, December  7, 2017  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Weekly Story Time every Thursday from 10:30 - 11:00 am.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, December  14, 2017  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Weekly Story Time every Thursday from 10:30 - 11:00 am.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, December  21, 2017  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Weekly Story Time every Thursday from 10:30 - 11:00 am.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, December  28, 2017  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Weekly Story Time every Thursday from 10:30 - 11:00 am.


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.