Serving Cape Breton Regional Municipality and Victoria County since 1950

Important Notices

Library Summer Events & Activities

This is the almost complete list of all Library Summer Events and Activities. Library events are popping up everywhere around CBRM and Victoria County – sometimes faster than we can get them posted online but we will try to post all events here before they happen so bookmark this page and come back often. More events will be added throughout the summer.

There are outdoor events, in-library events, virtual events and even rainy-day activity ideas.

Events Happening at Library Branches & Around the Community

Online Events


Looking for help with your iPad, smartphone or email woes?

The Library is offering Tech Training Sessions throughout the summer. Call your Library branch to book a one-a-one training session with a Tech Trainer.

Laptop, smart phone, paper and pen. Text reads: Senior Technology Training

Reading & Walking

Story Book Walks are popping up at libraries and parks around the community as well!


While you are walking, why not count your steps? Pedometers are available to borrow from library branches & Victoria County Residents can register to take part in Victoria County in Motion step challenge until September 30th! (CBRM did a step challenge earlier this spring.)


Get Outdoors and Explore!

The library also has Nature Backpacks , Be Fit Kits, walking poles & tennis rackets available to borrow.

Rainy Day Activities

Any day is a great for reading but rainy days are the best days! Teens, adults and children of all ages can register for our Summer Reading Club and get entered to win great prizes! How many books can you read this summer?

Library Branches have summer reading mascots Looking for names. If your name gets chosen you can take the mascot home at the end of summer!

Plush Beaver toy next to tin which reads "We need a name for our summer reading mascot. leave your name suggestions."
Summer Reading Mascot

Summer Reading Grab Bags & Craft To Go Kits are still available at some library branches. Check out some of our latest creations!

Crafts to Go Kits available at Baddeck Library, as posted on Facebook July 9 2021