Cape Breton Regional Library

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OurZINE May 2020


Join the CBRL Virtual Book Club!

CBRL is starting a Virtual Book Club! The first title will be Blue Castle by L.M Montgomery, which will be made available in eBook format. If you would like to participate please email for the eBook link. The Book Club Discussion will take place Monday June 1st. All are welcome!


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Due to  COVID-19, all locations of the Cape Breton Regional Library will be closed until further notice. The decision to reopen will be made in consultation with Nova Scotia Public Health authorities. You can still access online library services. All book drops are closed.
Questions can be directed to 902-565-6359 (Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm) or by emailing


Are you looking for your next great read?

With Novel Navigation Library staff can send you personalized reading recommendations  delivered straight to your email inbox! While the Library is closed due to COVID-19, staff will focus on recommending freely available ebooks, e-audiobooks and other online information sources.
It’s simple: tell us what you like to read or listen to and a Library staff member will respond with some great picks chosen just for you.  We have reading advisors specializing in every many different genres including Historical Fiction, Biographies, Romance, Young Adult, Fantasy, Science, Gardening, Children’s Books and more! We can even help you find quality information sources online for research projects.
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Introducing PressReader

Cape Breton Regional Library is proud to offer access to PressReader  – news & magazines accessible anywhere , anytime with your library card!
With over 7,000 publications from over 100 countries in 60+ languages, PressReader is the leading digital newspaper and magazine provider for premium content. As a Cape Breton Regional Library patron, you will have on and off-site access courtesy of your local library. Explore titles such as Cape Breton Post, The Chronicle Herald, The National Post, The Guardian, Washington Post, Forbes, and much more from all over the world.
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The Social Distancing Challenge for Teens!

Hello Cape Breton teens! If you’re looking for a way to entertain yourself while practicing social distancing, CBRL has the challenge for you!


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