Conveniently located in downtown Lower Sackville, the Sackville Public Library is a brisk centre of activity that boasts a:

  • Large, light-filled space with vaulted ceilings and large windows overlooking a community green space—which is transformed into a garden in the summer and a free outdoor skating rink in the winter.
  • Dedicated area for youth and families.
  • Quiet area and 2 study rooms.
  • Large multi-purpose rooms for events.
  • Collection of technology resources: iPads, Chromebooks, public computers, and 3 different types of gaming stations!

What to Expect

We offer a a warm, accessible, and inclusive space for people of all ages. You'll see neighbours connecting with one another and meeting new people. 

On a typical day, you might find:

  • Children and their caretakers throughout the Library.
  • Youth crowded around the computers and playing video games.
  • Adults gathered at the back of the Library reading books and magazines.
  • An event happening in the open space in the middle of the branch or in one of our multipurpose rooms.
  • Art displayed by local talent.

Fast Facts

  • We're the home of the old Acadia School and right next door to Acadia Hall and Park.
  • HRM Recreation and Customer Services are located in the same building.
  • We have a number of strong connections with local community groups.

Service Manager

Sam Sternberg

Mailing Address

60 Alderney Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B2Y 4P8


We're located in downtown Lower Sackville, near bus routes, movie theatre, local gyms, and even a year-round costume store. Grab a coffee and come on in!