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StoryWalks take family story time outdoors

StoryWalks featuring Canadian astronaut Chris Hatfield’s book The Darkest Dark are set up in parks and along trails in the Tri-Counties this summer as part of Western Counties Regional Library’s Summer Reading Club experience.

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woman in yellow sweater holding a poster and small reading logs in a library setting

Summer Reading Club heading ‘To the Stars!’

Western Counties Regional Library’s 2024 Summer Reading Club takes readers To the Stars! The space/night sky themed club runs from Saturday, June 22 to Saturday, Aug. 24 at the library’s 10 branches in Digby, Shelburne and Yarmouth counties.

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image of a stack of three playaways in orange plastic cases on a desk

Playaways rekindle love of reading

Barry Crowell has lost much of his vision through age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but he has gained a love of reading through Western Counties Regional Library’s Playaways.

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July 2024

Puzzle ExchangeadultkidsteenOngoing

Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time.
Monday - Saturday 22 - 27 Jul
All Day
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
405 Main Street, Yarmouth, NS B5A 1G3

PuzzlersadultteenOngoing

Drop in and work on a puzzle during open hours. This program is for adults and teens.
Tuesday - Saturday 23 - 27 Jul
All Day
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
P.O. Box 265, 35 North Street Lockeport, NS B0T 1L0

Summer Book SaleadultkidsteenOngoing

The summer book sale runs during open hours in July and August. Come see what treasures you can find.
Tuesday - Saturday 23 - 27 Jul
All Day
Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
29 Chemin Haché, Meteghan, NS B0W 2J0

Summer Book SaleadultkidsteenOngoing

The library's annual summer book sale is on during open hours for the entire month of July. Find literary treasures and fun reads at prices that can't be beat.
Wednesday - Saturday 24 - 27 Jul
All Day
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
405 Main Street, Yarmouth, NS B5A 1G3
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Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteenOngoing
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
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Puzzling Pastime
adultteenOngoing
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Drop in and work on our latest puzzle. , ...
Puzzlers
adultteenOngoing
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day
Drop in and work on a puzzle during open hours. This program is for adults and teens. , ...
Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteenOngoing
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteenOngoing
Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day
The summer book sale runs during open hours in July and August. Come see what treasures you can find. , ...
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Puzzling Pastime
adultteenOngoing
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Drop in and work on our latest puzzle. , ...
Puzzlers
adultteenOngoing
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day
Drop in and work on a puzzle during open hours. This program is for adults and teens. , ...
Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteenOngoing
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteenOngoing
Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day
The summer book sale runs during open hours in July and August. Come see what treasures you can find. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteenOngoing
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
It’s what you’ve been waiting for! The library’s annual summer book sale is on during open hours for the entire month of July. Find literary treasures and fun reads at prices that can’t be beat. , ...
Catapult Challenge
kidsOngoing
Clark’s Harbour Library
All Day
Materials are available throughout July during open hours for children aged 3 to 10 to build their own catapult using popsicle sticks and rubber bands. , ...
Cupcake Liner Space Creature
kidsOngoing
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Children aged 4-8 (accompanied by an adult) can drop in during open hours and create their own cupcake liner creature from supplies provided at the library throughout July. , ...
Discovery Centre Summer Library Tour
adultkidsteenExpired
Isaiah W. Wilson Memorial Library (Digby)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ages five and older can visit the library to take part in the Discovery Centre’s Ecosystem Expedition: Oceans, forests, wetlands, deserts, tundra, grasslands, mountains and more. These are the crucial ecosystems of the Earth that all life relies on. Join the Discovery Centre’s GenAction team to learn more a , ...
A Traveler’s Tale: To Crete or Atlantis?
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Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Is the Minoan culture of Crete the genesis of King Minas, the Minotaur, and Atlantis? Come review the evidence and decide. Explore history, myths, and legends with Marion Goyette as she shares her trip to Greece. This program is for adults. Register no later than Tuesday, July 23 by contacting the library. , ...
NFB Film Shorts and a Craft
kids
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children aged 5 to 11 can join us to watch the National Film Board compilation What Shines Up There? and create a cosmic whirligig. Register by Tuesday, July 23 by contacting the library. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver. , ...
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Puzzling Pastime
adultteen
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Drop in and work on our latest puzzle. , ...
Puzzlers
adultteen
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day
Drop in and work on a puzzle during open hours. This program is for adults and teens. , ...
Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day
The summer book sale runs during open hours in July and August. Come see what treasures you can find. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
It’s what you’ve been waiting for! The library’s annual summer book sale is on during open hours for the entire month of July. Find literary treasures and fun reads at prices that can’t be beat. , ...
Catapult Challenge
kids
Clark’s Harbour Library
All Day
Materials are available throughout July during open hours for children aged 3 to 10 to build their own catapult using popsicle sticks and rubber bands. , ...
Cupcake Liner Space Creature
kids
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Children aged 4-8 (accompanied by an adult) can drop in during open hours and create their own cupcake liner creature from supplies provided at the library throughout July. , ...
Community Play Group
kids
Barrington Municipal Library
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Families with children five and younger can join library and Shelburne Family Resource Centre staff for a variety of free play, songs, games and story time at the library. , ...
Adult Board Game Night
adultteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
5:15 pm - 7:45 pm
Adults and teens are invited to hang out and play modern board games. All experience levels are welcome. Games will be available or participants may bring their own. This program is for ages 13 and older. , ...
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Puzzling Pastime
adultteen
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Drop in and work on our latest puzzle. , ...
Puzzlers
adultteen
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day
Drop in and work on a puzzle during open hours. This program is for adults and teens. , ...
Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day
The summer book sale runs during open hours in July and August. Come see what treasures you can find. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
It’s what you’ve been waiting for! The library’s annual summer book sale is on during open hours for the entire month of July. Find literary treasures and fun reads at prices that can’t be beat. , ...
Catapult Challenge
kids
Clark’s Harbour Library
All Day
Materials are available throughout July during open hours for children aged 3 to 10 to build their own catapult using popsicle sticks and rubber bands. , ...
Cupcake Liner Space Creature
kids
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Children aged 4-8 (accompanied by an adult) can drop in during open hours and create their own cupcake liner creature from supplies provided at the library throughout July. , ...
Family Fridays
kids
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
9:30 am - 10:30 am
This program offers families play time, a craft and plenty of toys for children five years and younger and their caregivers. , ...
Youth Employment Support
teen
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
High-school-aged youth can drop in to the library to get support with resume writing, exploring career options, and interview preparation. This program is in partnership with Nova Scotia Works (Employment Solutions Society). , ...
Family Fun
adultkids
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Meet your friends at the library to read and play together! This drop-in program is for families with young children. , ...
Youth Employment Support
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Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
High-school-aged youth can drop in to the library to get support with resume writing, exploring career options, and interview preparation. This program is in partnership with Nova Scotia Works (Employment Solutions Society). , ...
Arts and Crafts with ‘Feral’ Carol
kids
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Children aged 8 to 12 can join library clerk ‘Feral’ Carol for an hour of arts and crafts. Space is limited, so please register no later than one day before each program by contacting the library. , ...
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Puzzling Pastime
adultteen
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Drop in and work on our latest puzzle. , ...
Puzzlers
adultteen
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day
Drop in and work on a puzzle during open hours. This program is for adults and teens. , ...
Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day
The summer book sale runs during open hours in July and August. Come see what treasures you can find. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
It’s what you’ve been waiting for! The library’s annual summer book sale is on during open hours for the entire month of July. Find literary treasures and fun reads at prices that can’t be beat. , ...
Catapult Challenge
kids
Clark’s Harbour Library
All Day
Materials are available throughout July during open hours for children aged 3 to 10 to build their own catapult using popsicle sticks and rubber bands. , ...
Cupcake Liner Space Creature
kids
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Children aged 4-8 (accompanied by an adult) can drop in during open hours and create their own cupcake liner creature from supplies provided at the library throughout July. , ...
Meditation Group
adultteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Yarmouth Library is hosting an ongoing meditation group every other Saturday. The group is open to anyone who wishes to practice any form of silent, seated meditation in the company of others, followed by a brief discussion. If you are new to meditation, instructions on a simple technique are available upon request , ...
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Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
It’s what you’ve been waiting for! The library’s annual summer book sale is on during open hours for the entire month of July. Find literary treasures and fun reads at prices that can’t be beat. , ...
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Puzzling Pastime
adultteen
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Drop in and work on our latest puzzle. , ...
Puzzlers
adultteen
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day
Drop in and work on a puzzle during open hours. This program is for adults and teens. , ...
Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day
The summer book sale runs during open hours in July and August. Come see what treasures you can find. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
It’s what you’ve been waiting for! The library’s annual summer book sale is on during open hours for the entire month of July. Find literary treasures and fun reads at prices that can’t be beat. , ...
Catapult Challenge
kids
Clark’s Harbour Library
All Day
Materials are available throughout July during open hours for children to build their own catapult using popsicle sticks and rubber bands. , ...
Cupcake Liner Space Creature
kids
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Children aged 4-8 (accompanied by an adult) can drop in during open hours and create their own cupcake liner creature from supplies provided at the library throughout July. , ...
Fibre Group
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Westport Library
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Bring your friends and a work in progress or come and learn a new needlecraft skill. This program is for adults. , ...
Scrabble Club
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Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Join us for a game or two of Scrabble and enjoy a fun afternoon. This program is for adults. , ...
English Conversation Circle with YREACH
adultkidsteen
Isaiah W. Wilson Memorial Library (Digby)
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Join Lara Campbell from YREACH to practice speaking English in a casual and stress-free environment. This program has an adult focus but is for all ages. YREACH is a program of the YMCA, providing information, orientation and settlement support to immigrants and foreign workers and their families. , ...
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Puzzling Pastime
adultteen
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Drop in and work on our latest puzzle. , ...
Puzzlers
adultteen
Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day
Drop in and work on a puzzle during open hours. This program is for adults and teens. , ...
Puzzle Exchange
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
Bring in any puzzle and exchange it for a new-to-you one. There will be a limit on the number of puzzles accepted at one time. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day
The summer book sale runs during open hours in July and August. Come see what treasures you can find. , ...
Summer Book Sale
adultkidsteen
Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day
It’s what you’ve been waiting for! The library’s annual summer book sale is on during open hours for the entire month of July. Find literary treasures and fun reads at prices that can’t be beat. , ...
Catapult Challenge
kids
Clark’s Harbour Library
All Day
Materials are available throughout July during open hours for children to build their own catapult using popsicle sticks and rubber bands. , ...
Cupcake Liner Space Creature
kids
McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
All Day
Children aged 4-8 (accompanied by an adult) can drop in during open hours and create their own cupcake liner creature from supplies provided at the library throughout July. , ...
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Puzzle ExchangeadultkidsteenOngoing

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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PuzzlersadultteenOngoing

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
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Puzzle ExchangeadultkidsteenOngoing

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day

Summer Book SaleadultkidsteenOngoing

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
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PuzzlersadultteenOngoing

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
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Puzzle ExchangeadultkidsteenOngoing

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Summer Book SaleadultkidsteenOngoing

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day

Summer Book SaleadultkidsteenOngoing

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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All Day

Puzzlersadultteen

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day

Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day

Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day

Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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All Day

Puzzlersadultteen

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day

Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day

Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Family Fridayskids

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Family Funadultkids

McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
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27th

All Day

Puzzlersadultteen

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day

Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
All Day

Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day

Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meditation Groupadultteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Puzzlersadultteen

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
All Day

Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
All Day

Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Scrabble Clubadult

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
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Puzzlersadultteen

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
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Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
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Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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All Day

Puzzlersadultteen

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
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Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Toastmastersadult

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Puzzlersadultteen

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
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Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Family Fridayskids

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Family Funadultkids

McKay Memorial Library (Shelburne)
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Puzzlersadultteen

Lillian B. Benham Library (Lockeport)
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Puzzle Exchangeadultkidsteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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Summer Book Saleadultkidsteen

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan)
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Colour with Pride!adultteen

Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library (Yarmouth)
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