Branches

The Cumberland Public Libraries operates seven branches as well as a Borrow by Mail service.

Advocate Harbour

93 Mills Road
Advocate Harbour
B0M 1A0

Branch Assistants: Terry Gulliver and Leslie Allen
902-392-2214

advocate@cumberlandpubliclibraries.ca

The Advocate Harbour Branch was established in 1985, and is located on the bottom floor of the Fundy Tides Recreation Centre.

Hours of Operation

Starting the week of September 28, 2020

Wednesday 10-12,1-4

Thursday 2-5, 5:30-8

Friday  10-12,1-4

Saturday 10-1

 

Collections

The Advocate library has books, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, large print material, graphic novels, movies, television series, jigsaw puzzles and more. To request an item from our collection search our online catalogue and place a hold.

 

Services 

  • Free public internet access
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Scanning

 

Programs

Check out our Calendar of Events page for more information on what is happening in your branch.

Four Fathers Memorial Library

21 Acadia Street
Amherst, NS
B4H 3L5

902-667-2549

amherst@cumberlandpubliclibraries.ca

The Four Fathers Memorial Library was established in 1967 and houses the largest collection in Cumberland County. The library is named for the four fathers of Confederation who were residents of Amherst: R.B. Dickey, E.B. Chandler, Sir Charles Tupper and Jonathan McCully. The library has an after-hours book return located at the side of the building.

Hours of Operation

Starting September 28th:

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
10:00am- 5:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am- 8:00pm
Thursday
10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Collections

Amherst Library houses a large collection of books, magazines, newspapers, audio books, large print material, videos, DVDs, book and tape kits, board books, and graphic novels. To request an item from our collection search our online catalogue and place a hold.

Services

  • Free public internet access
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Scanning

Programs

Check out our Calendar of Events page for more information on what is happening in your branch.

Oxford Satellite Location, Oxford Medical Centre

111 Medwell Street
Oxford, NS
B0M 1P0

Branch Assistant: Megan McNutt
902-447-2440
oxford@cumberlandpubliclibraries.ca

Hours of Operation

Grab N’ Go is available : Call or email the Oxford Satellite Location to book your time.

Thursday
1:00 pm – 6:00pm
Friday
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

To request an item search our online catalogue and place a hold, phone 902-447-2440, or email oxford@cumberlandpubliclibraries.ca

 

PLEASE NOTE: there is no library collection at the Oxford Satellite – library materials must be ordered and an appoint must be made for pick up.

Parrsboro Branch

91 Queen Street
Parrsboro, NS
B0M 1S0

Branch Assistants: Amber Allard & Cindy Walker
902-254-2046

The Parrsboro Branch Library was established in 1968, and is located on Queen Street, just a 3 minute walk from the local schools. 

Hours of Operation:

Starting the week of September 28, 2020

Tuesday 2:00-7:00pm

Wednesday 2:00-7:00pm

Thursday 10:00am-1:00pm, 2:00-5:00pm

Friday 10:00am-1:00pm, 2:00-5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm

 

Collections

As well as a collection of books, magazines, newspapers, audio books, large print material and videos, Parrsboro residents have access to talking books, DVD’s, book and tape kits, and graphic novels. To request an item from our collection search our online catalogue and place a hold.

 

Services

 

  • Free public internet access
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Scanning

 

Programs

 

Check out our Calendar of Events page for more information on what is happening in your branch.

Pugwash Branch

10222 Durham Street
Pugwash, NS
B0K 1L0

Branch Assistant: Mary Hartling
902-243-3331
pugwash@cumberlandpubliclibraries.ca

The Pugwash Branch Library was established in 1988. It is located in the historic Great American and European Short Line Railway Building, built in 1890.

Hours of Operation

COVID-19 CHANGES TO SERVICE:

Grab N’ Go is available : Call or email the Pugwash library to book your time.

Tuesday
12:00 pm – 5:00pm
Wednesday
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm -5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Collections

 

As well as a collection of books, magazines, newspapers, audio books, large print material and videos, Pugwash residents have access to talking books, DVD’s, book and tape kits, and graphic novels. To request an item from our collection search our online catalogue and place a hold.

 

Services

 

  • Free public internet access
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Scanning

 

Programs

 

Check out our Calendar of Events page for more information on what is happening in your branch.

River Hebert Branch

2730 Barronsfield Road
River Hebert, NS
B0L 1G0

Branch Assistants: Rosemary Ulch
902-251-2324

riverhebert@cumberlandpubliclibraries.ca

The River Hebert Branch was established in 1988, and is located on the bottom floor of the Tidal View Health Centre. As well as its collection of materials to be borrowed the library has computers available for public use.

Hours of Operation

DUE TO COVID-19 THIS LOCATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED.

Collections

As well as a collection of books, magazines, newspapers, audio books, large print material and videos, River Hebert residents have access to talking books, DVD’s, book and tape kits, and graphic novels. To request an item from our collection search our online catalogue and place a hold.

Services

  • Free public internet access
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Scanning

Programs

Check out our Calendar of Events page for more information on what is happening in your branch.

Springhill Miners Memorial Library

85 Main Street
Springhill, NS
B0M 1X0

Branch Assistants: Cathy Canning and Leslie Allen
902-597-2211

springhill@cumberlandpubliclibraries.ca

The Springhill Branch Library was founded in 1968 and is located in the historic Springhill Miners Hall. The library offers several computers for public use and an after hours book return is located in front of the building. The Springhill Branch Library is open 5 days a week.

Hours of Operation

Starting the week of September 28, 2020 

Tuesday 10:00am-1:00pm, 2:00-8:00pm

Wednesday 10:00am-1:00pm, 2:00-6:00pm

Thursday 10:00am-1:00pm, 2:00-6:00pm

Friday 10:00am-1:00pm, 2:00-5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm

Collections

As well as a collection of books, magazines, newspapers, audio books, large print material and videos, Springhill residents have access to talking books, DVD’s, book and tape kits, and graphic novels. To request an item from our collection search our online catalogue and place a hold.

Services

  • Free public internet access
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Scanning

Programs

Check out our Calendar of Events page for more information on what is happening in your branch.

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