Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

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Homework Help

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tumblebooks

TumbleBooks

Animated, talking picture books

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best picture books

100 Best

PARL's list of best picture books

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Lobster Fishing on the Susan B

Lobster Fishing on the Susan B

Animated storybook

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Sheena's Garden

Sheena's Garden

Animated storybook - English & Gaelic

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Young Reader's Club - Antigonish

A monthly book club for children in Grades 4-6/ages nine to twelve... the YRC meets afterschool at the library on the 3rd Monday of the month at 3:00pm to share thoughts about the awesome books that they've read and talk about them. Light snacks will be provided. For more information and registration, please call the library at 902 863-2476.

Young Readers Club - New Glasgow

Young book fans in grades 4 to 6 are invited to join Marion after school each 3rd Thursday of the month at 3:00pm to share thoughts on the books they are reading. For more information and registration please contact the library at 902-752-8233.

Young Readers Club - Stellarton

A monthly book club for children in Grades 4-6/ages nine to twelve... the YRC meets afterschool at the library on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 3:00pm to share thoughts about the awesome books that they've read and talk about them. Light snacks will be provided. For more information and registration, please call the library at 902 755-1638.

Tween Readers Club - Stellarton

A book club for tweens in grades 7- 8 / ages 13 - 15... join us at the library on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, afterschool at 3:00 pm - for books, chats, discussion & some snacks! For more information and registration, please call the library at 902 755-1638.

Teen Readers Club - Antigonish

A book club for teens. Join our staff at the library on the 4th Monday of the month at 3:00pm after school for books, chats, discussion, snacks and more. For more information and registration, please call the library at 902 863-4276.

Teen Readers - Stellarton

A book club for teens grades 9 - 12/ ages 16 - 18 ... join us at the library on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, afterschool at 4:00 pm - for books, chats, discussion & some snacks! For more information and registration, please call the library at 902 755-1638.


Play Pack Kits

Play Packs are kits with books and play equipment available to borrow with your free library card from the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library, in partnership with Antigonish County Recreation, Town of Antigonish Recreation & Active Pictou County. They are available at libraries in Antigonish, New Glasgow, Pictou, River John, Stellarton, Trenton and Westville. To learn more, contact your local library. This initiative is made possible with support from the Antigonish Town & County, Pictou Central/East, Pictou West, and the North Shore Area Community Health Boards.

Library Outreach to Children in Rural Areas

Books by Mail is a free mail-order library for rural residents of Pictou and Antigonish Counties. Families may select materials, such as books, magazines, audio books, and DVDs from the online catalogue. This service is ideal for families unable to regularly commute to library branches and children who are home schooled. This is a free service, as all postage is paid by the Library.

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Children's & Youth Programs at the Library Branches

All Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library branches offer children's and youth programs, while the selection of programs varies by library branch (largely due to space). All programs are offered free of charge, and registration is required for some programs due to the limited seating space.
The following list of library programs usually start in September, with a pause over Christmas holidays, and finish in May/June. In the summer months, some drop-in programs may be offered as well as Summer Reading Clubs, and Family Movies. For more information, and to register - please contact your local library branch for details.

Kids & Youth Programs