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Stellarton Public Library

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

Located In Stellarton
Where To Find Us
248 Foord St
Stellarton, NS B0K 1S0
Areas Served New Glasgow ; Plymouth (Pictou Co.) ; Riverton ; Stellarton ; Westville
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Phone 902-755-1638
Contact Ellie Smith, Branch Assistant; Email:
Alternate Contact Trecia Schell, Branch Manager, & Community Services Librarian; Phone: 902-755-6031
Mailing Address c/o Stellarton Public Library 
PO Box 1372 
Foord St 
Stellarton, NS B0K 1S0
Description & Services
Information The Stellarton Library is located in the historic Bank of Nova Scotia building on Foord Street, and is next door to the Town Office, and the Town Square Park (with a Splashpad). A BikeFixIt station is located at the library, in the small green space next to the Town Hall, and an outdoor Community Bulletin Board is located at the library entrance. The Stellarton Library is also a wireless hotspot (WIFI) with high speed Internet access.  
We offer a full range of free services and access to the resources of all Nova Scotia public libraries.  
Books for all ages and interests, reference, large print book, DVDs/videos, magazines, audiobooks, Playaways, downloadable audiobooks, ebooks and emagazines, online databases& instructional programs (such as, Rocket Languages, Chilton's Library) and more.  
Reader's advisory, reference, inter-library loan, Public Internet access, public computer workstations, FAX machine, scanner, photocopier, printer, digital cameras, color photoprinter, GPS, family play packs, and Nordic walking poles. Located outside is a BikeFix-It station, and a Community Notice Board. Instructional tours available upon request. A special monthly delivery service to several residential care homes is available for Seniors, please call or e-mail for details.  
A 24 hour bookdrop is located next to the front door of the Library. 
Library Programs:  
All library programs are offered free of charge, although space is limited – so please call the Library for more information, and to register (902-755-1638). These regular library programs are offered through the fall until the spring (from September – June) while over the summer months, special programming (such as the Summer Reading Clubs for children) is offered. Throughout the year, special programs are also offered such as workshops, and presentations on a variety of topics. For more information, please visit:   
Children’s & Youth programs -  
- ABCs for Babies (ages 0–15 months), on Wednesdays at 10:45am 
- ToddleTimes (ages 15 months–3 years), on Thursdays at 6:15pm & Fridays at 10:45am 
- Preschool Storytimes (ages 3-5 years), on Thursdays at 1:00pm 
- Afterschool @ Library (ages 5-9 years) on Wednesdays at 3:00pm 
- Young Readers Club (ages 9-12 years), on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 3:00pm 
- Tween Readers Club (For Tweens!), on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 3:00pm 
- Teen Readers Club (ages 13 +), on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4:00 pm 
- LEGOs@Library, every Tuesday evening from 6:30 - 7:30pm, (drop-in) 
- Imagination Saturdays, every Saturday from 11:00am-4:00pm, (drop-in) 
Adult programs -  
- Book Clubs, on the 4th Tuesday of the month, at 1:00pm & 6:30pm 
- Knitting Circle, every Friday afternoon from 1:00pm-2:00pm, (drop-in) 
Hours Tuesdays 12noon - 8:00pm 
Wednesdays 10:00am - 5:00pm 
Thursdays 12noon - 8:00pm 
Fridays 10:00am - 5:00pm 
Saturdays 11:00am - 4:00pm
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible ; The library also provides supported access to the CELA & NNELS audiobook collections for the Visually Impaired & Print Disabled, and has a long-term equipment loan program for DaisyReaders, for library clients. For more information, please contact your local library branch. 
The Library also carries Sensory Play (Neurodiversity Tool Kits) developed by AutismNS with sensory, visual and fidget tool bags available for families to borrow.
Special Information
Tags Active Living ; After School Programs ; All Things Trails ; Bicycle ; Book clubs ; Classes/courses ; Community Organizations ; Connecting People & Nature ; Cultural ; Fall Fun ; Fall Programs ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Free equipment loan ; Geocaching ; Guided Tours ; Health ; Highland Connect ; Inclusion & Access ; Indoor play space ; Learn To Programs (introductory level) ; Library ; March Break ; Museum ; Park ; Personal Development ; Recreation Capacity ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Facilities ; Seniors ; Special Interest ; Splash Pad ; Spring Programs ; Storytime ; Summer Fun ; Summer Programs ; Supportive Environments ; Tourism ; Visual Arts ; Youth