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

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.


October is Canadian Library Month
Tuesday, October  2, 2018  till Wednesday, October  31, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Read local in October.


In The Gallery
Tuesday, October  2, 2018  till Friday, November  30, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Shirley Richard will display her wonderful artwork at the library in October and November.


Learn. Read. Play. Create
Tuesday, October  2, 2018  till Wednesday, October  31, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Available daily at the children's table at 3:00 pm.


Five Crowns Card Game
Tuesday, October  16, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Similar to Rummy. All are welcome!


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


Introduction To Rosetta Stone
Tuesday, October  16, 2018  6:30  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.
Come learn another language with this database at the library tonight!


Computer Help
Wednesday, October  17, 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, October  18, 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 Time
Thursday, October  18, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm for Scrabble fun.


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, October  18, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Babies In The Library
Friday, October  19, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Caregivers and babies are welcome to join us for fun songs and play time at the library every Friday during the month of October.


STEAM Afterschool Activity
Friday, October  19, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Children are encouraged to explore our Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math programs afterschool.


Toddler Time
Saturday, October  20, 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!


Toddler Time
Saturday, October  20, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Saturday in the month of October for fun with your toddler.


Get Play-Doh Creative
Saturday, October  20, 2018  10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.
All day family fun with our Play-Doh and accessories.


Graphic Novel Club
Saturday, October  20, 2018  11:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
For adults. Selection is "Roughneck" by Jeff Lemire.


Computer Help
Tuesday, October  23, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


STEAM For Teens
Tuesday, October  23, 2018  8:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math based programs.


Games @ the Library Week
Tuesday, October  23, 2018  till Saturday, October  27, 2018  during library open hours
Play a game and enter the draw for a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite.


Computer Help
Wednesday, October  24, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Senior's and Newcomers' Café
Wednesday, October  24, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Light refreshments and casual conversation at our gathering.


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, October  25, 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  25, 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 Time
Thursday, October  25, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00 pm for Scrabble fun.


Book Club For Adults
Thursday, October  25, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Reading "Panchinko" by Min Jin Lee.


Babies In The Library
Friday, October  26, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Caregivers and babies are welcome to join us for fun songs and play time at the library every Friday during the month of October.


Chidlren's Afterschool Craft
Friday, October  26, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us to explore a fun theme with books and a craft afterschool.


Toddler Time
Saturday, October  27, 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!


Toddler Time
Saturday, October  27, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us every Saturday in the month of October for fun with your toddler.


Puppet Performance
Saturday, October  27, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.
Join us on Saturday to see a puppet performance and have a chance to put on your own play as well.


Computer Help
Tuesday, October  30, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Five Crowns Card Game
Tuesday, October  30, 2018  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Similar to Rummy. All are welcome!


Knit and Crochet Club
Tuesday, October  30, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Join us for friendly discussion as we help each other on our current knitting and crochet projects.


Computer Help
Wednesday, October  31, 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, November  1, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, November  1, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Toddler Time
Saturday, November  3, 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, November  6, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Wednesday, November  7, 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, November  8, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, November  8, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Toddler Time
Saturday, November  10, 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, November  13, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Wednesday, November  14, 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, November  15, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, November  15, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Toddler Time
Saturday, November  17, 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, November  20, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Wednesday, November  21, 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, November  22, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, November  22, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Story Time every Thursday for families.


Toddler Time
Saturday, November  24, 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, November  27, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


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


Every Child Ready To Read
Thursday, November  29, 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, November  29, 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, December  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, December  4, 2018  6:00  p.m. - 7:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Assistance with basic computer questions.


Computer Help
Wednesday, December  5, 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, December  6, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


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


Toddler Time
Saturday, December  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!


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


Computer Help
Wednesday, December  12, 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, December  13, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come sing, talk, play, read and write with us today!


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


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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