Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

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Gift-A-Book CampaignGive the gift of reading this holiday season & support your library!
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Events Calendar

Check out what's happening @ your Library! more info

Technology Training

Physically-distanced training available for your computer & smart devices more info

New Open Hours

Check out our extended Library open hours, & procedures to help us serve you safely more info

Writing Workshop

Join Sheree Fitch, online or by phone

News Out Loud

Listen to selected local news stories, read from the Pictou Advocate more info

Big Book Club

PARLreads this autumn with our Big Book Club - Share your thoughts & enter to win monthly prizes! more info

Enjoy your Library anywhere, anytime! PARL has many online services available, including:


Download eBooks & Audiobooks

RB Digital

Access Digital Magazines


Access over 7000 newspapers & magazines, worldwide


Access a library of instructional videos to learn & improve a wide array of skills

Rocket Languages

Learn a new language! Over 16 different languages available, with lessons from beginner to advanced

Newcomer Welcome Centre

Information Resource for Newcomers

COVID-19 Information

Reliable information & digital services available. We are here to help!


COVID-19 information from the Government of Nova Scotia


Access local historical documents, books, pamphlets, maps & more


Access the world's largest family history & genealogy resource from home

TumbleBooks Libraries

Download eBooks, audiobooks, & activities for children, youth & teens! Picture books, graphic novels, & more

Beyond Our Bookshelves

Check out online learning opportunities for kids, teens, & families on PARL's new blog!

Chilton Auto Repair

Access Chilton's AutoRepair database online for parts & repair manuals, maintenance schedules, service bulletins & more

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