Spring Garden Rd. Memorial Public Library
|General Inquiries:||(902) 490-5700|
|Youth Services:||(902) 490-5707|
|TDD Hearing Impaired:||(902) 490-5711|
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The Spring Garden Road Library is located in the heart of the city, close to business, government, post-secondary institutions, health care facilities, and academic libraries. The Library opened in 1951 as a memorial to Halifax's WWI and WWII casualties. The library building and adjacent Grafton Park are a popular community gathering area. The Spring Garden Road Library, at 38,000 square feet, and with a collection of over 228,000 titles, is the largest branch in the region. It houses specialized collections serving the entire library system, including an extensive Reference collection. A full range of programs for adults and children are offered throughout the year. Also found in the branch are computers equipped with Internet access, e-mail, a scanner, a variety of office and children’s software and magazine and newspaper databases. Printing is available for a fee of 10 cents plus HST per page. Colour printing is also available at 25 cents plus HST per page. For more information, or to book a computer, call (902) 490-5700.
Library materials from any outlet may be returned to our off-hours book drop at the Spring Garden Road Library, Grafton Street entrance. The book drop is open 24 hours a day, including holidays.
Parkade and meter parking is available in the downtown area near the library.
For bus route service to this branch, please contact Metro Transit at (902) 490-4000 or visit them online.
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