Alderney Gate Public Library

Alderney Gate

60 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth B2Y 4P8

Adult Services: (902) 490-5745
Youth Services: (902) 490-5748
Overdues/Renewals: (902) 490-5753
Meeting Rooms:
(902) 490-5744

Branch Hours

Sunday* 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

* Closed on Sundays starting Victoria Day weekend, ending after Labour Day weekend

Branch Features

Computer Learning Lab Book Drop
Public Use Computers Meeting Rooms
Self-Service Hold Pick-up Wireless Internet
Self-Checkout Wheelchair Accessible

Upcoming Programs

Tales for Tots
Winter Session

Tuesday, Feb 20/10:30 am

Shake, Rattle and Read
Wednesday, Feb 21/9:45 am

African American Read In
Wednesday, Feb 21/9:45 am

Evergreen Writers
Wednesday, Feb 21/10:15 am

Shake, Rattle, and Read
Wednesday, Feb 21/10:30 am

African American Read In
Wednesday, Feb 21/10:30 am

More Programs »

About Branch

In 1990, the Alderney Gate Library opened on Dartmouth’s scenic waterfront in the Alderney Gate Complex. The library houses an extensive selections of materials which includes: books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and more. The library also provides general interest programming for adults and youth, bookable meeting rooms, Internet-accessible computers - complete with a variety of adult and children’s software applications, and Google Chromebooks. Alderney Gate Library also houses the Information Technology Training Centre which is available for community group use.

Book Return:
Library materials from any outlet may be returned to the Book Return located in the Alderney Gate Complex, next to the Library entrance. The Book Return is open Monday to Saturday, 6 am to 12 midnight and Sunday 11:30 am to 6 pm


Alderney Gate Complex:
Hourly paid underground parking (Monday-Thursday:  6am to 9pm, Friday: 6am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday - closed)
Handicapped parking
Cost: $2.00/hour to a maximum of $16/day.

Alderney Drive (Ferry Terminal) parking lot:
Meter parking.
Handicapped parking.
A limited number of 30-minute free parking spaces.
Free parking evenings and weekends.

By Bus:
For bus route service to this branch, please contact Metro Transit at (902) 490-4000 or visit them online.

Branch Manager:
Janice Fiander