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Library News

Please note: The Alexander Doyle Public Library in Mabou is closed today Monday June 17, 2019 due to maintenance and will reopen at 1:00pm on Tuesday June 18, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
ECRL's Annual Giant Book Sale is happening on July 20, 2019 from 8:30am-12:00pm. The book sale will take place in the basement of ECRL Headquarters, located at 390 Murray Street. Hope to see you there!
Announcing a new service for remote Library users in Inverness County. Click for more information.

3D printing @ the Library

Click the image and check out our new 3D printing video!

The Library now offers 3D printing services. Printing costs $1 per hour of printing time. Color choices vary.

Visit either the St. Peter's or Petit de Grat Libraries to arrange printing your design. Or email your design to 

We will ship 3D projects to any ECRL location for pick-up.

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Should we purchase more downloadable audio books? :

June is National Indigenous History Month

And 2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages

There is so much to learn about Mi'kmaw language and culture.

Check out our catalogue to see what you can find!

How about this book of poetry by Michelle Sylliboy, from We'koqmaq First Nation, including poems in Mi'kmaq hieroglyphics?

Open Library Pilot Project

The Open Library Pilot Project:

OLPP Press Release 2018-07-27

OLPP FAQs 2018-07-27


If you, or someone you know, has vision or perceptual disabilities please visit the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) website to find out how to get books available in accessible formats.


Need information on a topic? Use the databases below to search for articles in magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, and a variety of other publications.


Looking to do genealogical or historical research? Ancestry Library Edition is available to use at any of our library branches.


Please contact us at ECRL Headquarters if you have questions about our services. The ECRL Headquarters office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

(902) 747-2597