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Trenton Public Library

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

Located In Trenton
Where To Find Us
Town Hall Building
1 Forge St
Trenton, NS B0K 1X0
Areas Served Chance Harbour ; New Glasgow ; Pictou Landing ; Trenton
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Phone 902-752-5181
Contact Barbara Ervin, Branch Assistant; Email:
Alternate Contact Trecia Schell, Community Services Librarian, & Branch Manager; Phone: 902-755-6031
Mailing Address c/o Trenton Public Library 
PO Box 612 
Civic Building 
Main St 
Trenton, NS B0K 1X0
Description & Services
Information Our smallest branch is located in the Trenton Town Hall Building, on Forge Street (a side entrance). We offer a full range of free services and access to the resources of all Nova Scotia public libraries. The Trenton Library is a wireless hotspot (WIFI) with access to high speed Internet. 
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.  
Programming, Reader's advisory, reference, inter-library loan, Internet access, public computer workstations, scanner, photocopier, printer, GPS, family play packs, Nordic walking poles. Instructional tours available upon request.  
A 24-hour book materials return drop box is located at the front entrance.  
Library Programs:  
The library programs are offered throughout the year on special occasions, while over the summer months, special programming (such as the Summer Reading Clubs for children) is offered.All library programs are offered free of charge, although space is limited – so please call the Library for more information, and to register (902-752-5181).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 -  
- Crafty Saturdays every 2nd Saturday of the month from 11:00am – 3:00pm, and special occasions. 
Adult Program - 
- Book Club, the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 2:30pm 
Hours Tuesdays 2:00 pm - 5:00pm & 6:00pm - 8:00pm 
Wednesdays 9:00am -12noon & 2:00pm - 5:00pm 
Thursdays 2:00pm - 5:00pm & 6:00pm - 8:00pm 
Fridays 9:00am -12noon & 2:00pm - 5:0 pm 
Saturdays 11:00am - 4:00pm
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible ; ** the washroom is not wheelchair accessible (the doorway is quite narrow).  
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
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