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Events Calendar

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Big Summer Book Club

Read together with PARL this summer! June 1 - Aug 31 more info

News Out Loud

Weekly news for your listening enjoyment, from The Advocate more info

Summer Reading Program

Join us for a summer of creative activities and cool prizes! more info

Author Readings

Upcoming author readings at your library, via ZOOM & phone.

Arts are for Everyone

Enjoy an evening of fine entertainment, free with your library card! 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

COVID-19 Information

Access reliable, up-to-date info from NovaScotia.ca

Newcomer Welcome Centre

Information Resource for Newcomers

Rocket Languages

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

At The Library

Events Calendar

Browse our online Events Calendar for info about upcoming Library programs

Latest Library News

Branch Newsletters, Library highlights, news releases, & more!


Access local historical documents, books, pamphlets, maps & more


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

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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