Cape Breton Regional Library

News and Notices

Due to Coronavirus – Covid-19 conditions, 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


National Poetry Month – Poetry Writing Contest


April is National Poetry Month! It’s a month to open yourself up to a world of poetry. Join CBRL in celebrating by taking part in our Poetry Writing Contest!
Submit your own original poetry by April 30th for a chance to win a prize! Winners will be announced on May 9th! Happy writing!
If you’re looking for some inspiration to get you started, view some of the online resources available on the CBRL National Poetry Month Pinterest board. It’s a great place to start discovering, reading and writing poetry. There are also resources like Read, Write, Think included on the board that have great links for activities!


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!


Upcoming Events

Services and Programs

Summer Reading Program

Computer Classes

eBooks and eAudiobooks

Adult and Senior Programs