New Brunswick Public Libraries

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

Opening Hours

Tuesday: 12:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
&  6:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Thursday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Friday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
Saturday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.

Activities and events

You need books?
Tuesday, June  9, 2020  till Monday, August  31, 2020  during library open hours
We can prepare your books in advance and you just have to come and pick them up. SEND US YOUR REQUESTS by e-mail at, by telephone at 423-3025 or do it online at

Monday, June  22, 2020  till Wednesday, August  19, 2020  during library open hours
Registration begins June 22nd. To start us off, the activities will be offered online starting June 29th on our Facebook page. We also offer a reading incentive program to celebrate your successes, so keep us posted on your progress. Read Well, Be Well!

Upcoming activities and events for all New Brunswick public libraries.


Library Manager - Sophie-Michele Cyr


Approximately 40 spaces

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!

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.

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.