Serving Cape Breton Regional Municipality and Victoria County since 1950

Important Notices

Library Branches and Bookmobile back to regular hours

All Library Branches are now back to regular hours and the bookmobile begins its summer schedule this week!  Please check our Locations page for hours of operation.


Yes.  Face Masks must be worn at all times while inside our library branches.

While proof of full vaccination is not required to enter library branches, it is required to attend Library programs or meetings of outside organizations which are held at the library.

Starting Oct. 4, 2021 everyone 12+ attending a library program, or event will need to show their proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with matching personal ID. This includes library organized programs and technology training, as well as community room bookings/ meetings.

For activities happening in the open areas of our libraries and outside of our program rooms (i.e. tutoring/informal small study groups at a library table, etc.), participants will not need to show proof of vaccination.

Yes, our curbside “Library Take-Out” service is still available. To select new books, you will need to login to the Library Catalogue and place holds on the material you wish to borrow.   You can also phone your local library branch and a member of staff will be able to assist you.

Yes. If you can’t pick up your books yourself, you can arrange for somebody else to pick them up for you.

We encourage everyone to try our new online service PressReader which includes access to local and national newspapers, and magazines.  You can access PressReader from your home computer, your personal mobile device, or a library computer.

Magazines are available on both PressReader and Libby.

Print magazines are also available to borrow and print newspapers can be read in the library.

Yes.  All library branches offer public access computers and printing/scanning services.  Printing costs $0.20 a page (cash only).

Wi-Fi is also available at all branches.

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