What's New

  • Music Appreciation Series Seniors Cafés at the McConnell Library
    Wednesdays 1 PM from April 15 - May 20

  • Living Mannequins @ Baddeck Library ~ Literature is coming to life at the Baddeck Library. Join us for a guided tour of the Library as timeless characters in full costume come to life with readings and re-enactments from classic books and films. There will be three tours on Sunday May 3 at 1 pm, 4 pm, and 7 pm. Tickets are $35 and include “mock”tails and 12 mini courses of hors d'oeuvres.  Each course will be paired with a book interpreted by a costumed "mannequin", who will give a reading, a storytelling, or a performance. Call the Baddeck Library at 902-295-2055 for more details.

  • Storyteller-in-Residence ~ The Cape Breton Regional Library is calling for applications for the Storyteller-in-Residence position. For more information, check out the Application and Guidelines. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2015.

  • Adopt-A-Book ~ Help support the Library by putting books on our shelves. Give the Gift of Reading.

  • Cape Breton Regional Library is pleased to offer access to the                 National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS). NNELS is a digital public library of downloadable titles for people in Canada with perceptual disabilities. For more information on NNELS or to sign up for the service to access materials, please contact your local library branch.

  • The Adult Learning Association of Cape Breton County and the Cape Breton Regional Library have launched Letters for Life, a local fundraising and awareness campaign for literacy and learning in our communities.

  • The library is pleased to present the history of Louisbourg, as seen through the diaries of Melvin S. Huntington. The library has been transcribing these diaries in order to make them available online to a wider audience. The Louisbourg Diaries website contains the diaries that have been completed to date.