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Sussex Regional Library
46 Magnolia Ave.
Sussex, N.B.
E4E 2H2
Tel:  (506) 432-4585
Fax: (506) 432-4583
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Annual Opening Hours

Tuesday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Wednesday: 12:00  p.m. - 8:00  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

Toddler Time
Thursday, February  1, 2018  till Thursday, June  21, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.
Little ones 18-36 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, rhymes and playtime.

Story Time
Thursday, February  1, 2018  till Thursday, June  21, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.
3-5 year olds are invited to join us for stories, songs, games, crafts and other activities. We learn about a different letter of the alphabet every week.

New Release Fridays - every other week
Friday, February  2, 2018  till Friday, December  28, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Browse our new arrivals and if something catches your eye, be the first to check it out.

Build with LEGO
Wednesday, April  25, 2018  till Wednesday, December  26, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:45  p.m.
Join us the last Wednesday evening of every month for playtime with LEGO. We provide the LEGO you just need to bring your imagination. What will you create this month?

Barbie Club
Saturday, April  28, 2018  till Saturday, December  29, 2018  2:30  a.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Join us the last Saturday of every month for playtime with Barbies. We provide the toys you bring the fun!

Senior Coffee Hour - every other week
Friday, May  4, 2018  till Friday, December  28, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.
Drop by the library every other Friday morning for coffee and conversation, or work on our jigsaw puzzle, read the paper, do some knitting; or just relax. How you spend your time is up to you.

SRL Walks
Tuesday, May  8, 2018  till Tuesday, November  27, 2018  9:00  a.m. - 9:30  a.m.
Start your Tuesday morning with fresh air and exercise. Join the library staff for a stroll around the walking trail in O'Connell Park.

Resume/Cover Letter Workshop
Wednesday, May  23, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Need help with your resume and cover letter? This workshop is for you! This free program is offered in partnership with The Work Room and pre-registration is not required.

Movie Presentation - A Wrinkle in Time
Wednesday, May  23, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
Join us for a showing of Disney's "A Wrinkle in Time". This is a family, fantasy/adventure movie. Watch as main character Meg, her brother and her friend are sent to space to find her father who has disappeared.

Interview Skills Workshop
Thursday, May  24, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Learn the skills you need to do your best at your next job interview. This is a free program offered in partnership with The Work Room. Pre-registration is not required. All ages are welcome.

Storm Water Awareness Presentation
Wednesday, May  30, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Sarah Glinz from The Kennebecasis Watershed Restoration Committee will be giving a talk on Rain Barrels. Learn about set up, use and how to reap the benefits. Everyone welcome.

Upcoming activities and events for all New Brunswick public libraries.


Acting Library Director - Alison Stickings


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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 a beautiful granite top desk with wood panel carvings that depict the local economy. It was a gift designed and built by local carpenters.
  • Permanent collections of artwork by local artisans adorn our walls.

Our special collections:

  • Various genealogy resources as well as microfilm copies of the Kings County Record, Maritime Farmer and St. Paul's United Church records.

Accessible Collections & Services


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.