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Saint John Free Public Library, West Branch
621 Fairville Blvd.
Saint John, N.B.
E2M 4X5
Tel:  (506) 643-7260
Fax: (506) 643-7225
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Annual Opening Hours


Tuesday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Wednesday: 10:00  a.m. - 8:30  p.m.

Thursday: 10:00  a.m. - 8:30  p.m.

Friday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Saturday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.


Activities and events

In the Gallery
Tuesday, May  15, 2018  till Saturday, June  30, 2018  during library open hours
Photography by Michael Marney.


Knit 2 Together and Twiddlemuffs at 2:00pm
Tuesday, May  22, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Knit 2 Together and Twiddlemuffs every Tuesday at 2:00pm


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, May  22, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, May  22, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Paws to Read®
Wednesday, May  23, 2018  3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Adorable dogs are waiting for children to come and read to them. One on One reading. Call to book a half hour appointment Wednesday afternoons starting at 3:30 pm.


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, May  23, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Learn to play Bridge
Wednesday, May  23, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
“It is not the handling of difficult hands that makes the winning player. There aren't enough of them. It is the ability to avoid messing up the easy ones.”


STEAM at 4:00pm
Thursday, May  24, 2018  4:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
STEAM is every Thursday at 4:00pm. Explore concepts of science, technology, engineering, art, and math through playful exploration.


Time for Tots
Thursday, May  24, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Time for Tots


Story Time
Friday, May  25, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Friday mornings @ 10:30 am. For children 3 – 5 years old.


Friday Flick at 2:00pm
Friday, May  25, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Friday Flick- screening "All the Money in the World"


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, May  29, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Knit 2 Together and Twiddlemuffs at 2:00pm
Tuesday, May  29, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Knit 2 Together and Twiddlemuffs every Tuesday at 2:00pm


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, May  29, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Paws to Read®
Wednesday, May  30, 2018  3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Adorable dogs are waiting for children to come and read to them. One on One reading. Call to book a half hour appointment Wednesday afternoons starting at 3:30 pm.


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, May  30, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Learn to play Bridge
Wednesday, May  30, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
“It is not the handling of difficult hands that makes the winning player. There aren't enough of them. It is the ability to avoid messing up the easy ones.”


STEAM at 4:00pm
Thursday, May  31, 2018  4:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
STEAM is every Thursday at 4:00pm. Explore concepts of science, technology, engineering, art, and math through playful exploration.


Time for Tots
Thursday, May  31, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Time for Tots


Story Time
Friday, June  1, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Friday mornings @ 10:30 am. For children 3 – 5 years old.


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, June  5, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, June  5, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Paws to Read®
Wednesday, June  6, 2018  3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Adorable dogs are waiting for children to come and read to them. One on One reading. Call to book a half hour appointment Wednesday afternoons starting at 3:30 pm.


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, June  6, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Learn to play Bridge
Wednesday, June  6, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
“It is not the handling of difficult hands that makes the winning player. There aren't enough of them. It is the ability to avoid messing up the easy ones.”


Time for Tots
Thursday, June  7, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Time for Tots


Story Time
Friday, June  8, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Friday mornings @ 10:30 am. For children 3 – 5 years old.


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, June  12, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, June  12, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Paws to Read®
Wednesday, June  13, 2018  3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Adorable dogs are waiting for children to come and read to them. One on One reading. Call to book a half hour appointment Wednesday afternoons starting at 3:30 pm.


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, June  13, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Learn to play Bridge
Wednesday, June  13, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
“It is not the handling of difficult hands that makes the winning player. There aren't enough of them. It is the ability to avoid messing up the easy ones.”


Time for Tots
Thursday, June  14, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Time for Tots


Story Time
Friday, June  15, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Friday mornings @ 10:30 am. For children 3 – 5 years old.


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, June  19, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, June  19, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, June  20, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Learn to play Bridge
Wednesday, June  20, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
“It is not the handling of difficult hands that makes the winning player. There aren't enough of them. It is the ability to avoid messing up the easy ones.”


Time for Tots
Thursday, June  21, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Time for Tots


Story Time
Friday, June  22, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Friday mornings @ 10:30 am. For children 3 – 5 years old.


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, June  26, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, June  26, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, June  27, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Learn to play Bridge
Wednesday, June  27, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
“It is not the handling of difficult hands that makes the winning player. There aren't enough of them. It is the ability to avoid messing up the easy ones.”


Time for Tots
Thursday, June  28, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Time for Tots


Story Time
Friday, June  29, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Friday mornings @ 10:30 am. For children 3 – 5 years old.


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, July  3, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, July  3, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, July  4, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, July  10, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, July  10, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, July  11, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library
Tuesday, July  17, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Every Day Magic @ West Branch Library


Seed Lending Library
Tuesday, July  17, 2018  during library open hours  Recurring activity or event
Seed Lending Library


Moon & Star Playtime
Wednesday, July  18, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 6:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Wednesday evenings @ 6:00 pm. For children aged 18 – 36 months. Movement, rhythm, songs and a story. Bye, bye butterfly!


Upcoming activities and events for all New Brunswick public libraries.


Staff

Library Director - Robin Sexton-Mayes


Parking

Free parking is available at the mall.


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:

  • The library is a very accessible library.
  • Located in the Lancaster Mall, it is a small welcoming neighbourhood library dedicated to serving all age groups in the community.

Our History:

  • We opened our doors in 1967.

    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.