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Library Information

Port Hawkesbury Public Library opened inside the Strait Area Education and Recreation Centre (SAERC) on January 5, 1978. It is a branch of Eastern Counties Regional Library (ECRL). ECRL is one of nine regional public library systems in Nova Scotia.

Port Hawkesbury Public Library is located on the main floor of SAERC (304 Pitt Street, Port Hawkesbury) and can be accessed through the side entrance of the building.

Find us at: 304 Pitt Street (SAERC), Port Hawkesbury, NS

Mailing Address: Port Hawkesbury Public Library, c/o ECRL Headquarters
390 Murray Street, Mulgrave, NS, B0E 2G0

Phone: 902-625-2729

Email[email protected]

Website: https://ecrl.ca

Manager: Amanda Campbell, Public Services Manager, [email protected]


Monday - Friday, 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:30-4:00pm

Update: Effective January 17, 2022, Port Hawkesbury Public Library is offering Curbside Pickup only. As per Public Health and the Department of Education, non-essential visitors are not permitted in schools. Public library users are considered non-essential visitors. This change will remain in effect until further direction is provided by Public Health.

Library staff will call library users to set up a Curbside Pickup appointment when requested items are available. Library staff are happy to offer assistance with library services over the phone and by email. Please contact the library or visit the ECRL website to learn more about services offered.  



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