One of our larger branches, Pictou Library is located downtown Pictou on Water Street in the Town Council Building. We offer a full range of free services and access to the resources of all Nova Scotia public libraries. Pictou Library is also a Community Access Program (CAP) site, sponsored by Nova Scotia Economic and Rural Development and Tourism. At the Pictou Library you can access a wireless hotspot to high speed Internet.
All library programs are offered free of charge, although space is limited - so please call the Library for more information, and to register 902-485-5021.
Regular library programs are offered through the fall until the spring (from September to June). Over the summer months, special programming (such as the Summer Reading Clubs for children) is offered.
In addition to regular library programs and events join us for workshops, presentations and evening seminars on a variety of topics. Some of our special programs include, family movies, puppet shows, Summer Reading Clubs for kids, numerous author readings and book signings.
Pictou Library also includes the Bud White Collection. A unique collection of various materials relating to the history of Pictou County and Nova Scotia in general. This material is for reference use only and must be used in the Library. However local historical material is regularly being digitized and can be found online at NovaStory.ca
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 inquire for availabilities 902-485-5021.