Spring Garden Rd. Memorial Public Library

Spring Garden Road Memorial Public Library

5381 Spring Garden Road
Halifax B3J 1E9

General Inquiries: (902) 490-5700
Youth Services: (902) 490-5707
Reference: (902) 490-5710
TDD Hearing Impaired: (902) 490-5711
Fax: (902) 490-5747

Branch News

    Branch Hours
    * Sept. 8, 2013 to May 11, 2014
    Branch Features
    Public Use Computers Wireless Internet
    Self-Service Hold Pick-up Wheelchair Accessible
    Book Drop  

    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.

    Book Return:
    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.

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

    Adult Services Manager:
    Darlene Beck

    Youth Services Manager:
    Karen Dahl

    Operations Manager:
    Andrew Poplawski

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