New Brunswick Public Libraries

Fredericton Public Library – Nashwaaksis
324 Fulton Ave.
Fredericton, N.B.
E3A 5J4
Tel:  (506) 453-3241
Fax: (506) 444-4129
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Annual Opening Hours

Monday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Tuesday: 10:00  a.m. - 9:00  p.m.

Wednesday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Thursday: 10:00  a.m. - 9:00  p.m.

Friday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Saturday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Activities and events

Daycare Drop-In
Monday, September  10, 2018  till Monday, December  17, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.
Daycare groups are invited to the library every other Monday at 10:30 a.m. for story time! Please click the title for this session’s dates.

Story Time
Wednesday, September  12, 2018  till Wednesday, December  19, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.
Pre-schoolers aged 3-5 are invited to the library on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for story time! No registration required.

Hackmatack en français
Wednesday, September  12, 2018  till Wednesday, December  12, 2018  3:30  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
A bilingual monthly program aimed at school-aged French Immersion students featuring vocabulary games and activities. No registration required!

Toddler Tales
Friday, September  14, 2018  till Friday, December  21, 2018  10:30  a.m. - 11:30  a.m.
Children between 18 months and 3 years of age are invited to the library on Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for Toddler Tales! No registration required.

Family Colouring
Saturday, September  15, 2018  till Saturday, December  15, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.
Join us once a month on Saturday afternoons for colouring for the whole family!

Sew Club
Wednesday, September  26, 2018  till Wednesday, December  19, 2018  3:00  p.m. - 4:30  p.m.
A monthly sewing and fibre craft group for children ages 8 and up! Contact the library to register and reserve your spot.

Saturday, October  6, 2018  till Saturday, December  1, 2018  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
It’s Creative Activities and Technology on Saturday! New this fall, join us once a month for family fun with Science, Art and Technology.

Upcoming activities and events for all New Brunswick public libraries.


Library Director - Candace Hare


Large free parking area

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. Wi-Fi access is available during and after school hours! If you are not a student, and would like access to Wi-Fi service during school hours, please speak with a staff member to obtain a password.

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 opened our doors to all members of the community in 1977.

Our Special Collections include:

  • • The Sun Life Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library is the first of its kind in New Brunswick, and also the first in Atlantic Canada. With generous support from Sun Life Financial through their Making the Arts More Accessible™ program, Fredericton Public Library - Nashwaaksis is offering a collection of musical instruments. Guitars, ukuleles, violins, and keyboards are just a few of the types of instruments that can be borrowed for free with a New Brunswick Public Libraries card.

Other public libraries in the City of Fredericton:

For information on other public libraries in the City of Fredericton, please click on the link to the Fredericton Public Library or the Dr. Marguerite Michaud Library.

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.