New Brunswick Public Libraries

Andrew and Laura McCain Public Library
8 McCain St.
Florenceville-Bristol, N.B.
E7L 3H6
Tel:  (506) 392-5294
Fax: (506) 392-8108
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Opening Hours


Tuesday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:30  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:30  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Thursday: 1:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
&  5:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
Friday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:30  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Saturday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:30  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Contactless Pickup Service

Contact the library for more details or to make arrangements.

Tuesday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:30  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:30  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Thursday: 1:00  p.m. - 4:00  p.m.
&  5:00  p.m. - 8:00  p.m.
Friday: 11:30  a.m. - 12:30  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.
Saturday: 10:00  a.m. - 12:30  p.m.
&  1:30  p.m. - 5:00  p.m.

Staff

Library Manager - Julie Craig


Parking

There are five parking spaces. One of them is a reserved accessible space and is located near the ramp. These parking spaces are not metered.


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 can help you with research for a special project, language learning and more. Get started by asking us a question, or by checking out our online tools.

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:

  • Our library is situated at the heart of downtown Florenceville!
  • Our library is fully accessible to persons with severe mobility problems.
  • We have gender-neutral washrooms.
  • Our downstairs neighbor, the Andrew and Laura McCain Art Gallery, is a non-commercial, public art gallery. The gallery features work by pre-eminent New Brunswick artists as well as local artists and artisans. Exhibits range from contemporary to work of historical significance, fine craft to folk. Admission is free and the gallery hosts events, guest speakers, and innovative and educational workshops throughout the year.

Our History:

  • We opened our doors to all members of the community on April 14, 1984. The library building was a gift from the McCain Foundation to the Village of Florenceville.
  • Laura McCain, affectionately known as “Mrs. A.D.” was the head of the Florenceville Library Association, and her work with the Florenceville Women’s Institute lead to the establishment of the first public library in Florenceville in 1970.

Our Accessible Entrance:

  • There is one accessible entrances located at the back of the library. This entrance has an automatic door accessible push plate and a ramp.

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.