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

Learn. Read. Play. Create
Wednesday, August  1, 2018  till Friday, August  31, 2018  9:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Come visit us anytime the library is open.


In The Gallery @ East Branch
Wednesday, August  1, 2018  till Saturday, September  29, 2018  9:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Paintings by artist Carla Perkins.


Sign With Me & Babies In The Library
Tuesday, August  14, 2018  till Tuesday, August  28, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.
Caregivers and parents are invited to join us with their babies to learn sign language and finger plays with songs.


Toddler Time
Saturday, August  18, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddlers and caregivers are welcome to come explore the fun the library has to offer.


Young Volunteers
Saturday, August  18, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for continued volun-teen fun this summer at the library.


Outside Learning
Saturday, August  18, 2018  3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us on Saturdays for outside fun!


Computer Help
Tuesday, August  21, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Introduction To Rosetta Stone
Tuesday, August  21, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.
Learn about this language program and all it has to offer!


Computer Help
Wednesday, August  22, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Summer Reading Club Closing Celebration
Wednesday, August  22, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Join us for a closing celebration of our 2018 Summer Reading Club. Don't forget to update your log books!


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, August  23, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Adult Crafting Session
Friday, August  24, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Join us to make a wonderful craft to take home today!


STEAM Activity
Friday, August  24, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Fun with Science Technology Engineering Art and Math


Toddler Time
Saturday, August  25, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddlers and caregivers are welcome to come explore the fun the library has to offer.


Puppet Performance
Saturday, August  25, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Join us for a fun puppet show and put on your own performance with our theatre as well!


Computer Help
Tuesday, August  28, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Children's Movie Matinee
Tuesday, August  28, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Join us for a fun movie and popcorn to close out a wonderful summer!


Computer Help
Wednesday, August  29, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


STEAM Activity
Wednesday, August  29, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Fun with Science Technology Engineering Art and Math


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, August  30, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


STEAM Activity
Friday, August  31, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.
Fun with Science Technology Engineering Art and Math


Toddler Time
Saturday, September  1, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddlers and caregivers are welcome to come explore the fun the library has to offer.


Learn. Read. Play. Create
Saturday, September  1, 2018  till Saturday, September  29, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Available at the children's table at 3:00 pm daily.


Toddler Time
Saturday, September  1, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Saturday at the library. Rhymes, songs and stories for your toddler!


Computer Help
Tuesday, September  4, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Classic Film For Adults
Tuesday, September  4, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Stop by tonight for a free movie.


STEAM for Teens
Tuesday, September  4, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based programs.


Computer Help
Wednesday, September  5, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Minecraft Gaming For Children
Wednesday, September  5, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
An hour-long session where kids can have fun with computer gaming.


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, September  6, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, September  6, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, September  6, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm


STEAM Activity For Children
Friday, September  7, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based programs.


Toddler Time
Saturday, September  8, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Saturday at the library. Rhymes, songs and stories for your toddler!


Play-Doh Fun
Saturday, September  8, 2018  during library open hours
We provide the play-Doh today and you can get creative!


Computer Help
Tuesday, September  11, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Introduction To Rosetta Stone
Tuesday, September  11, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.
Free session for everyone to learn different languages.


Computer Help
Wednesday, September  12, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Minecraft Gaming For Children
Wednesday, September  12, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
An hour-long session where kids can have fun with computer gaming.


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, September  13, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, September  13, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, September  13, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm


Hot Wheels Time
Thursday, September  13, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Come play with our Hot Wheels cars!


Children's Craft
Friday, September  14, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun crafts in the afternoon at the library!


Toddler Time
Saturday, September  15, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Saturday at the library. Rhymes, songs and stories for your toddler!


Graphic Novel Club
Saturday, September  15, 2018  11:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
Adults are invited to our monthly Graphic Novel Club.


Computer Help
Tuesday, September  18, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


STEAM for Teens
Tuesday, September  18, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based programs.


Five Crowns Card Game For Adults
Tuesday, September  18, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us to learn this fun card game which is similar to Rummy.


Computer Help
Wednesday, September  19, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, September  20, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, September  20, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, September  20, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


STEAM Activity For Children
Friday, September  21, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based programs.


Toddler Time
Saturday, September  22, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Saturday at the library. Rhymes, songs and stories for your toddler!


Children's Movie Matinee
Saturday, September  22, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
The whole family is invited to our movie on Saturday at the library!


Computer Help
Tuesday, September  25, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Knit and Crochet Club For Adults
Tuesday, September  25, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Our club meets to knit and crochet together the last Tuesday of every month.


Computer Help
Wednesday, September  26, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Hackmatck Book Club For Grades 4-6
Wednesday, September  26, 2018  till Wednesday, March  27, 2019  6:30  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.
Monthly book club for children in grades 4-6. We meet the last Wednesday of every month at the library from 6:30 - 7:00 pm.


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, September  27, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, September  27, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Scrabble Game Drop-In
Thursday, September  27, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm


Book Club For Adults
Thursday, September  27, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Our library book club meets the last Thursday of every month. Contact us today about joining.


Children's Craft
Friday, September  28, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Fun crafts in the afternoon at the library!


Adult Crafting
Friday, September  28, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Join us for some crafting fun today at the library.


Toddler Time
Saturday, September  29, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Saturday at the library. Rhymes, songs and stories for your toddler!


Puppet Performance
Saturday, September  29, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Join us for an entertaining puppet play this afternoon!


Computer Help
Tuesday, October  2, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Five Crowns Card Game For Adults
Tuesday, October  2, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us to learn this fun card game which is similar to Rummy.


Computer Help
Wednesday, October  3, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, October  4, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, October  4, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Toddler Time
Saturday, October  6, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Saturday at the library. Rhymes, songs and stories for your toddler!


Computer Help
Tuesday, October  9, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Wednesday, October  10, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, October  11, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Story Time Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, October  11, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Toddler Time
Saturday, October  13, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Every Saturday at the library. Rhymes, songs and stories for your toddler!


Computer Help
Tuesday, October  16, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Wednesday, October  17, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


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.

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