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Westville Public Library & Innovation Centre

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

Location
Located Within Westville
Where To Find Us
Town Hall Building
2042 Queen St, Unit #3
Westville, NS B0K 2A0
Areas Served New Glasgow ; Stellarton ; Westville
Contact
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Website www.parl.ns.ca/locations/westville.php
E-Mail westvill@nsngp.library.ns.ca
Phone 902-396-5022
Contact Sandria Crosby, Branch Assistant; Phone: 902-396-5022; Email: westvill@nsngp.library.ns.ca
Alternate Contact Eric Stackhouse, Branch Manager, & Chief Librarian; Phone: 902-755-6031
Mailing Address c/o Westville Public Library 
2042 Queen St, Unit #3, RR #3 
Westville, NS B0K 2A0
Description & Services
Information One of our newest library branches is located in the Westville Municipal Building on Queen Street (the old elementary school), next to the Fire & Police station. The Westville Library is a wireless hotspot (WIFI) with access to high speed Internet.  
 
We offer a full range of free services and access to the resources of all Nova Scotia public libraries.  
 
Collection:  
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 Ancestry.ca, Rocket Languages, Chilton's Library) and more.   
 
Services:  
Programming, Reader's advisory, reference, inter-library loan, Internet access, public computer workstations, a laptop, scanner, photocopier, printer, 3D printer, GPS, family play packs, Nordic walking poles, and a Public Art Display Cabinent. Instructional tours available upon request.   Instructional tours available upon request. 
 
A 24-hour bookdrop is available at the Library entrance. 
 
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 (902-396-5022). 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: http://parl.ns.ca/events/index.php   
 
Children’s & Youth programs -  
- ABCs for Babies (newborns to 15 months), Wednesdays at 10:15am 
- ToddleTimes (ages 15 months – 3 years), on Fridays at 10:15am 
- Preschool Storytimes (ages 3-5 years), on Thursdays at 1:15pm 
- LEGOs @Library - Tuesday evenings at 6:00pm - 7:30pm (drop-in) 
- Gamers Afterschool - Wednesdays & Fridays at 3:00 pm - 5:00pm (drop-in) 
- Tween Scene (ages 8-14), on Thursdays at 3:00pm  
- Imagination Saturdays from 10:00am to 3:00pm (drop-in)  
 
Adult programs -  
-Community Café, a ‘drop-in’ as you wish program featuring an interesting afternoon presentation on a variety of topics, held on the 1st Wednesday of the month, at 2:30pm (with light refreshments served!) 
- Book Club, the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm 
- Silver Surfers Computer Club, 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2:00pm 
 
Meeting Room  
The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Board will provide non-profit groups with meeting space free of charge in the Program Room, when not in use for library activities. These meetings are to be of a non-fund raising, non-revenue generating nature. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject requests for the use of meeting space. Please call ahead for availability. 
 
Facility Rental: The library's Community Room is available at a cost of $25 for a half day and $50 for the full day, and there is no cost for non-profit organizations. The Community Room is fully equipped with a TV, DVD, lectern, OHP screen, projector, computer hook up, and you can also wheel in a PC from the Tech area. A small office is also available for reservations. 
 
Hours Tuesdays 10:00am - 8:00pm 
Wednesdays 10:00am - 5:00pm 
Thursdays 2:00pm - 8:00pm 
Fridays 10:00am - 5:00pm 
Saturdays 10:00am - 3:00pm
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
Tags Active Living ; After School Programs ; All abilities welcome ; All Things Trails ; Book clubs ; Classes/courses ; Community Organizations ; Connecting People & Nature ; Cultural ; 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 ; Personal Development ; Recreation Capacity ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Facilities ; Rental - Facilities ; Seniors ; Special Interest ; Spring Programs ; Storytime ; Summer Programs ; Support Programs ; Supportive Environments ; Tourism ; Visual Arts ; Walking ; Winter Programs ; Youth