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Westville Public Library & Innovation Centre

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

Location
Located In Westville
Where To Find Us
Town Hall Building
2042 Queen St, Unit #3
Westville, NS B0K 2A0
Areas Served New Glasgow ; Stellarton ; Westville
Contact
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Website www.parl.ns.ca/locations/westville.php
E-Mail westville@parl.ns.ca
Phone 902-396-5022
Contact Gina Snell, Managing Branch Assistant; Phone: 902-396-5022
Alternate Contact Eric Stackhouse, Branch Manager, & Chief Librarian; Phone: 902-755-6031
Mailing Address c/o Westville Public Library 
2042 Queen St, Unit #3, RR #3 
Westville, NS B0K 2A0
Description & Services
Information One of our newest library branches is located in the Westville Municipal Building on Queen Street (the old elementary school), next to the Fire & Police station. The Westville Library is a wireless hotspot (WIFI) with access to high speed Internet.  
 
We offer a full range of free services and access to the resources of all Nova Scotia public libraries.  
 
Collection:  
Books for all ages and interests, reference, large print book, DVDs/videos, magazines, audiobooks, Playaways, downloadable audiobooks, ebooks and emagazines, online databases& instructional programs (such as Ancestry.ca, Rocket Languages, Chilton's Library, Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning, RBdigital, PressReader) and more.   
 
Services:  
Programming, Reader's advisory, reference, inter-library loan, Internet access, public computer workstations, a laptop, scanner, photocopier, printer, 3D printer, GPS, family play packs, Nordic walking poles, and a Public Art Display Cabinent. Instructional tours available upon request.   Instructional tours available upon request. 
 
A 24-hour bookdrop is available at the Library entrance. 
 
Library Programs:  
All library programs are offered free of charge, although space is limited – so please call the Library for more information, and to register (902-396-5022). These regular library programs are offered through the fall until the spring (from September – June) while over the summer months, special programming (such as the Summer Reading Clubs for children) is offered. Throughout the year, special programs are also offered such as workshops, and presentations on a variety of topics. For more information, please visit: http://parl.ns.ca/events/index.php   
 
Children’s & Youth programs -  
- Make & Take crafting kits 
 
Adult programs -  
- Book Clubs 
 
Meeting Room  
The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Board will provide non-profit groups with meeting space free of charge in the Program Room, when not in use for library activities. These meetings are to be of a non-fund raising, non-revenue generating nature. The Board reserves the right to accept or reject requests for the use of meeting space. Please call ahead for availability. 
 
Facility Rental: The library's Community Room is available at a cost of $25 for a half day and $50 for the full day, and there is no cost for non-profit organizations. The Community Room is fully equipped with a TV, DVD, lectern, OHP screen, projector, computer hook up, and you can also wheel in a PC from the Tech area. A small office is also available for reservations. 
 
Hours Tuesdays 12:00pm - 7:00pm 
Wednesdays 10:00am - 5:00pm 
Thursdays 12:00pm - 7:00pm 
Fridays 10:00am - 5:00pm 
Saturdays 10:00am - 2:00pm
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible ; The library also provides supported access to the CELA & NNELS audiobook collections for the Visually Impaired & Print Disabled, and has a long-term equipment loan program for DaisyReaders, for library clients. For more information, please contact your local library branch. 
 
The Library also carries Sensory Play (Neurodiversity Tool Kits) developed by AutismNS with sensory, visual and fidget tool bags available for families to borrow.
Special Information
Tags Active Living ; Active Transportation ; After School Programs ; All Things Trails ; Book clubs ; Classes/courses ; Community Organizations ; Connecting People & Nature ; Cultural ; Fall Fun ; Fall Programs ; Family-friendly ; Festivals/Events ; Free equipment loan ; Geocaching ; Guided Tours ; Health ; Highland Connect ; Inclusion & Access ; Indoor play space ; Learn To Programs (introductory level) ; Library ; March Break ; Personal Development ; Recreation Capacity ; Recreation Categories ; Recreation Facilities ; Rental - Facilities ; Seniors ; Special Interest ; Spring Programs ; Storytime ; Summer Fun ; Summer Programs ; Support Programs ; Supportive Environments ; Tourism ; Visual Arts ; Walking ; Winter Programs ; Youth