Library

Library Catalogue

 

Click HERE to visit the Online Library Catalogue 

Click HERE to learn how to use the Catalogue


Location & Contact

 

The Library entrance is located at the back entrance of the Town Hall, located at 1119 Thorburn Road. This entrance is also shared with Planning and Development.

Librarian: Elyse Sparkes-Coombs

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 895-5655

 


Hours

 

Notice: The Library will be closed on Thursday, October 3rd, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 


Membership


Borrowing Policy:
 Two week loan period of all material

Late Fees: $0.05 per day, per item

Any lost or damaged books must be replaced at cost.

The Membership Policy of $15 per family (or $5 per person) for 2019 includes library card, online catalogue access and entrance to all regular library programs (with the exception of tutoring, which is available at an additional cost). Membership is payable at the library, upon registration for library cards.


Library Events and Programs:

 

October 22, 2019 – An Enchanting Evening

Join us for an evening of making fairy and gnome doors, which will be placed on the Voisey’s Brook Park trails to transform them into a magical land!

This event is $5 per family, all ages welcome! Registration is available now on eServices. All materials provided.

If you’re interested in learning more, please contact our Librarian, Elyse, at [email protected]


Paws 4 Stories – Tuesdays in Fall 2019

Paws 4 Stories is a unique and free program for reluctant readers. With the comfort and company of a therapy dog, participants read aloud and practice their speaking skills.

This programs takes place in 6-week sessions throughout the year. Pre-registration is required, and readers will be given a 15-minute scheduled time session.

Session one for Fall 2019 starts on September 17th, 2019. 15-minute sessions will be scheduled between 5:15pm – 7:15pm on Tuesdays.

If you’re interested in learning more or registering for the Paws 4 Stories program, please contact our Librarian, Elyse, at [email protected]


Yarns for Youngins – Mondays in Fall 2019

Every Monday at 10:00am, children under the age of five and their families are invited to come by the PCSP Library for Yarns for Youngins. At this event, children will read a story and complete a craft with our Librarian, Elyse. Participants will also sing a song, which is always lots of fun for all the boys and girls!

Admission to this weekly event is free for those with a PCSP Library Membership. If you do not yet have a membership, you can purchase one at the library for an annual fee of $5.00.


Book for Babies – Wednesdays in Fall 2019

Every Wednesday at 2:00pm (beginning on Wednesday, September 25th, 2019) join us in the PCSP Library for Books for Babies! Featuring an afternoon of songs, rhymes, stories, and movement designed to foster early language development and establish a love of reading!

Admission to this weekly event is free for those with a PCSP Library Membership. If you do not yet have a membership, you can purchase one at the library for an annual fee of $5.00.


Tutoring and Homework Help

Tutoring is now available for the 2019 – 2020 school year in the PCSP Library! Our tutoring services are available for students of all ages, in all subject areas. We offer our services in French or English.

Tutoring begins on September 24th, 2019. A minimum 1 month commitment is required to register.

For further information, contact [email protected] or call 895-5655.

 


Community Partnership:

 

Did you know? The PCSP Library will work with your group or organization for story time events! If you are is interested in learning more or hosting a story time visit from the PCSP Library, get in touch by email at [email protected]

Check out the photos below from a recent fire fighting themed story time event at Frances Little Friends Daycare!

 

The PCSP Library was excited to bring a fire fighting themed story time to Frances Little Friends Daycare last week!…

Posted by The Town of Portugal Cove – St. Philip's on Thursday, August 29, 2019

 


Recent Library Programming Photos

Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy our recent Caturday Cafe in the Library. Over $275 + pet supplies were…

Posted by The Town of Portugal Cove – St. Philip's on Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 

Thanks to Mayor Carol McDonald for joining us at a recent special edition of Yarns for Youngins in the Library,…

Posted by The Town of Portugal Cove – St. Philip's on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Contact Our Staff

Elyse Coombs

Librarian

709-895-8000 x226
elyse.coombs@pcsp.ca

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