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Events Calendar

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

Pictou Culture Hub

Help us build a new Pictou Library! more info

Big Book Club

PARL reads together this summer! Begins June 1st more info

Summer Reading Program

Game On - Let's Read! June 28 - Aug 21 more info

News Out Loud

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

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


Download eBooks & Audiobooks

Newspapers & Magazines

Access digital Newspapers & Magazines with PressReader & OverDrive

LinkedIn Learning

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

Newcomer Welcome Centre

Information Resource for Newcomers

Rocket Languages

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

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Access local historical documents, books, pamphlets, maps & more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

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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Contact Us

Need help with one of our services? Have a question or concern? PARL Library Staff are here to help.