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Moncton Public Library
644 Main St., suite 101
Moncton, N.B.
E1C 1E2
Tel:  (506) 869-6000
Fax: (506) 869-6040
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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. - 9:00  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.

Sunday: 10:00  a.m. - 5:00  p.m.


Activities and events

Forty-Minute Philosophy
Thursday, April  2, 2020  12:00  p.m. - 1:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Major philosophers who still shape our thinking, introduced by an emeritus UCLA professor, Dr. Brian Walker.


Toddler Time (in French)
Thursday, April  2, 2020  10:15  a.m. - 10:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddler Time consists of 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts.


Storytime (in French)
Thursday, April  2, 2020  11:00  a.m. - 11:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
A 45-minute program of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.


Talk with me program
Saturday, April  4, 2020  10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
Communication Begins at Birth: Offered by Talk With Me program speech-language pathologists.


Chess Club
Saturday, April  4, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


Ukrainian Storytime
Sunday, April  5, 2020  10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.
Join us for an hour of stories, songs, games, and crafts in Ukrainian! Presented by the Ukrainian community of Moncton.


Minecraft for Kids
Sunday, April  5, 2020  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come play Minecraft with your friends using our laptops. Snacks will be provided.


Toddler Time
Tuesday, April  7, 2020  10:15  a.m. - 10:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddler Time consists of 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts.


Storytime
Tuesday, April  7, 2020  11:00  a.m. - 11:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
A 45-minute program of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.


The Book was better Book Club
Tuesday, April  7, 2020  7:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
Come to the tween section to relax and talk with friends about the book and the movie adaptation.


The Makery
Wednesday, April  8, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come and play after school! There will be a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) activity every week.


SERALB Introduction to computers
Wednesday, April  8, 2020  1:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Offered by the South East Regional Adult Learning Board.


Storytime (in French)
Thursday, April  9, 2020  11:00  a.m. - 11:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
A 45-minute program of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.


Toddler Time (in French)
Thursday, April  9, 2020  10:15  a.m. - 10:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddler Time consists of 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts.


Forty-Minute Philosophy
Thursday, April  9, 2020  12:00  p.m. - 1:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Major philosophers who still shape our thinking, introduced by an emeritus UCLA professor, Dr. Brian Walker.


Chess Club
Saturday, April  11, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


Crafternoon
Saturday, April  11, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 3:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come make a fun craft with us! Materials provided.


Storytime
Tuesday, April  14, 2020  11:00  a.m. - 11:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
A 45-minute program of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.


Toddler Time
Tuesday, April  14, 2020  10:15  a.m. - 10:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddler Time consists of 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts.


The Makery
Wednesday, April  15, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come and play after school! There will be a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) activity every week.


SERALB Introduction to computers
Wednesday, April  15, 2020  1:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Offered by the South East Regional Adult Learning Board.


Tax Preparation Clinic
Wednesday, April  15, 2020  4:30  p.m. - 7:30  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Volunteers will help prepare simple tax returns for low income families and individuals.


Toddler Time (in French)
Thursday, April  16, 2020  10:15  a.m. - 10:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddler Time consists of 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts.


Forty-Minute Philosophy
Thursday, April  16, 2020  12:00  p.m. - 1:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Major philosophers who still shape our thinking, introduced by an emeritus UCLA professor, Dr. Brian Walker.


Storytime (in French)
Thursday, April  16, 2020  11:00  a.m. - 11:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
A 45-minute program of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.


Chess Club
Saturday, April  18, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


Brazilian Storytime
Saturday, April  18, 2020  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories and songs in Portuguese, along with a fun craft! For the whole family! In collaboration with Associação de Brasileiros de New Brunswick.


Sensory Sundays
Sunday, April  19, 2020  10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
This drop-in program provides children and their families a variety of sensory experiences in a calm environment.


Science Sunday
Sunday, April  19, 2020  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Take out your beakers! Here, kids can experience science in fun new ways while furthering their understanding of how the world works!


Toddler Time
Tuesday, April  21, 2020  10:15  a.m. - 10:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddler Time consists of 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts.


Storytime
Tuesday, April  21, 2020  11:00  a.m. - 11:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
A 45-minute program of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.


The Makery
Wednesday, April  22, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come and play after school! There will be a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) activity every week.


Storytime (in French)
Thursday, April  23, 2020  11:00  a.m. - 11:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
A 45-minute program of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft.


Toddler Time (in French)
Thursday, April  23, 2020  10:15  a.m. - 10:45  a.m.  Recurring activity or event
Toddler Time consists of 30 minutes of stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts.


Chess Club
Saturday, April  25, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


The Makery
Wednesday, April  29, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come and play after school! There will be a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) activity every week.


Chess Club
Saturday, May  2, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


Minecraft for Kids
Sunday, May  3, 2020  2:00  p.m. - 3:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come play Minecraft with your friends using our laptops. Snacks will be provided.


The Makery
Wednesday, May  6, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come and play after school! There will be a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) activity every week.


Chess Club
Saturday, May  9, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


The Makery
Wednesday, May  13, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come and play after school! There will be a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) activity every week.


Chess Club
Saturday, May  16, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


Brazilian Storytime
Saturday, May  16, 2020  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Join us for stories and songs in Portuguese, along with a fun craft! For the whole family! In collaboration with Associação de Brasileiros de New Brunswick.


Sensory Sundays
Sunday, May  17, 2020  10:00  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
This drop-in program provides children and their families a variety of sensory experiences in a calm environment.


Science Sunday
Sunday, May  17, 2020  3:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Take out your beakers! Here, kids can experience science in fun new ways while furthering their understanding of how the world works!


The Makery
Wednesday, May  20, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come and play after school! There will be a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) activity every week.


Chess Club
Saturday, May  23, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


Chinese Storytime
Saturday, May  23, 2020  10:00  a.m. - 11:00  a.m.
Come for an hour of stories and songs in Mandarin, and learn about Chinese culture. Presented by The Greater Moncton Chinese Cultural Association. For the whole family!


The Makery
Wednesday, May  27, 2020  2:30  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come and play after school! There will be a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) activity every week.


Chess Club
Saturday, May  30, 2020  10:30  a.m. - 12:00  p.m.  Recurring activity or event
Come learn and play with friends.


Upcoming activities and events for all New Brunswick public libraries.


Staff

Library Director - Chantale Bellemare
Head of Reference Services - Mathieu Lanteigne
Head of Young Adult and Adult Services  - Katelynn  Siddall
Head of Children’s Services  - Lindsay Warner
Circulation Supervisor - David Collette


Parking

Approximately 50 spaces, shared with the Blue Cross Centre, parking meters nearby. We validate parking up to 60 minutes at the Blue Cross Centre, or for users of the app HotSpot (parking meters).


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 Hightlights:

  • Our library has natural lighting and plenty of space for relaxed reading.
  • Meeting rooms are available.

Our Special Collections:

  • The Moncton Heritage Room houses the historical collection, which focuses on materials of interest to the residents of the counties of Albert, Westmorland and Kent. We also have the largest Northrop Frye collection in the world.

Accessible Collections & Services


Partners

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.