New Brunswick Public Libraries

Closure: Good Friday

All public libraries and administrative offices will be closed on Friday April 7, 2023. Talking Books Service by Mail will also be suspended.

Dr. Lorne J. Violette Public Library
180 St-Jean St.
Saint-Léonard, N.B.
E7E 2B9
Tel:  506 423-3025
Fax: 506 423-3026
Courriel de la bibliothèque Email
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Opening Hours

Tuesday: 12:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
&  6:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
&  1:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Thursday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
&  1:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Friday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
&  1:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Saturday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
&  1:00  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.


Library Manager - Carole Caron


There is a parking lot in the back of the library and there is a reserved accessible parking space near the main entrance. These parking spaces are not metered.

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 can help you with research for a special project, language learning and more. Get started by asking us a question, or by checking out our online tools.

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 History:

  • We officially opened our doors to all members of the community on July 15, 1972. We were originally located in the municipal building. Over time, our library grew and saw many changes. A new building was constructed and opened in 1984.

Our Accessible Entrances:

  • There are 2 accessible entrances. The main entrance and the back entrance have ramps and automatic door accessible push plates.

Accessible Collections & Services


In New Brunswick, public libraries exist as part of a partnership between the provincial government and participating municipalities or associations of persons. 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.