Our Libraries celebrate reading, discovering, learning and sharing.
South Shore Public Libraries is a vital centre of the community, sharing a robust collection and innovative technology, that inspires life long learning and literacy in a positive, welcoming environment.
Literacy • Innovation • Inclusion • Intellectual Freedom • Collaboration • Community
South Shore Public Libraries has a Board of Directors and operates under the terms set out by the Nova Scotia Libraries Act.
South Shore Public Libraries came to be in 1972 with the Town of Bridgewater, the Town of Lunenburg, and the Town of Mahone Bay as original members. The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg joined in 1973, and the Municipality of Chester in 1978. The Region of Queens Municipality, joined in 1976. Today, South Shore Public Libraries has more than 25 staff, and provides services through four town libraries, a mobile library and outreach services.