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Holiday Basket Raffle in support of the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library
Enter our raffle for a chance to win great prizes, all in support of your local library!
Tickets: $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00 Draw date: Friday, December 22nd, 3:00pm at PARL Library Headquarters Lottery License: #AGD-106556-17 Basket valued at over $1,100.00!
Two-night stay at Delta Halifax valued at over $400
An assortment of books from Coles
Dave Gunning CDs and Book
An assortment of signed promotional material from 'Hockey Day in Pictou County'
5 x 7" plaque of Ron MacLean and Don Cherry, pre-autographed by Don Cherry
You can purchase tickets at public libraries in Pictou County or at PARL library headquarters (above the New Glasgow Library) during open hours until the morning of the draw date!
A special thanks to the generosity of our community partners including the Adopt-a-Library literacy program, Coles Book Store in the Highland Square Mall and Delta Hotels and Resorts!
Gaelic for the Beginner!
Offered monthly, on the first Thursday.
Join us for the opportunity to learn simple Gaelic phrases and greetings. Please register in advance by calling (902) 485-5021. All are welcome!
Silver Surfers presents ‘Gadgets & Gizmo gifts – what are they and how do we use them?’
Wed. January 17, 2:30pm in the Westville Library. Pre-registration required, please call (902) 396-5022 in advance.
Did you get some gifts for Christmas that leave you scratching your head? Join us for the first Silver Surfers of 2018 as we try to figure out how to use your new gadgets and gizmos. Pre-registration is required, and when you pre-register tell us what technology device you’ll be bringing in.
Hey we don’t have all the answers, but maybe by working together we’ll figure all this stuff out!
Knitting Circles at your library
Join us at the library. Beginners welcome!
Wednesdays at 2:00pm at the Antigonish People's Place Library
Thursdays at 3:00pm at the Pictou Library
Fridays at 10:00am at the River John Library
Fridays at 1:00pm at the Stellarton Library
Every 2nd Saturday at 2:30pm at the New Glasgow Library
And For kids ages 7+
the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm at the Stellarton Library
the 4th Tuesday of the month at 4:00pm at the Westville Library
Free Flu clinic for children ages 6 months - 5 years of age (drop-in)
Thursday, November 9th, 9:30am – 12:00pm @ Pictou Library
Join us as nurses from Public Health hold a free flu clinic for children ages 6 months to 5 years of age. For more information, call (902) 485-5021.
Holiday Celebrations @ the Library
New Glasgow Library - Holiday Party - Saturday, December 9th, 10:30am-11:30am
Join us at the library for a celebration of the holiday season! There will be songs, stories, a puppet show and more. Drop in, all ages. All are welcome! For more information, call (902) 752-8233.
Pictou Library - Santa Claus is Coming! - Saturday, December 16th, 11:00am-12:00noon
Santa's coming to the library! He'll be sharing one of his most favourite books with us. Candy canes, cookies, hot chocolate and books for all the children courtesy of the Adopt-a-Library Literacy program (while supplies last).
Westville Library - A Family Holiday Celebration - Thursday, December 21st, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Join us as we decorate cookies, create some crafts and entertain a special visitor from the North Pole!!! Bring your family and friends, all are welcome!
New Block Play Kits available at all library locations!
Block Play kits can be found at libraries in Pictou and Antigonish counties thanks to funding from Community Health Boards in Antigonish, North Shore and Pictou County. These blocks help with social and emotional growth, imagination and creativity, math and overall development. Drop in, build and play!
New Programming @ the New Glasgow Library!
Tech Time! (Registration required)
Join us for a new program that will introduce new technologies and fun activities to kids! For ages 8-12, pre-registration is required as there is limited access to the technologies.
To register, please call (902) 752-8233.
Friday, November 10th, 3:30-4:30pm - Try out Osmos
Friday, November 24th, 3:30-4:30pm - 3D Printing demo
Need a creative outlet? Then this program may be for you! Join us at the library for a different creative activity once a month.
Thursday, November 23rd, 6:30pm – 7:30pm - Snowflake Decoration
All are welcome! For more information, or suggestions on next month's craft, contact (902) 752-8233.