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Upcoming Programs

The Story of Little Thunder told through art by artist Alan Syliboy
Join us for the launch of the mutlimedia art exhibit based on the story of Little Thunder. The official launch for the Thundermaker tour will be Tuesday, October 7th at 2:00pm at the Antigonish Town and County Library where it will be on display until October 24th. The exhibit will be on display at public libraries until June 2015, for more detailed information about the tour visit
Grassland Birds
Agriculture and Grassland Birds
Birds are in the midst of their long migration to over-winter in Argentina. The breeding success of grassland birds has an interesting relationship with agriculture. Join guest speaker Nicole MacDonald as she explores this relationship.
When: Tues. Oct. 7, 6:30 -7:30pm
Where: New Glasgow Public Library Community Room
One Book Nova Scotia
One Book Nova Scotia
Nova Scotians are being asked to “read the same book and share the same story” in a provincewide initiative called One Book Nova Scotia. Ali Bryan’s Roost, published in 2013, is the selected title for this year’s program!
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Come on out to catch a screening of these awesome films. Bring along your favorite, movie-munching treats (nut-free please).
See the Fall line-up >

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Featured Digital Projects

Our Rural Schools Through the Years

Eastern Antigonish Co. by Ann Wallace...
People's Place Guides
Peoples Place Guides

Artists and Artisans Guide and Green Guide...
Echoes of Nature
Echoes of Nature

a showcase of nature photography by local photograher Richard Murphy ...
Nora & Fr. Jimmy Our Roots...
Nora & Fr. Jimmy

a tribute to 2 great pioneers of our library system...


Chris Benjamin

PARL is pleased to announce Chris Benjamin as our 2014 Writer-in-Residence!

Find out more about his Writer-in-Residence reading events and workshops....

Nova Story - "Bringing your stories to Light"

Collection of digitized materials about your community. Go there