Renovation Closure: J. D. Shatford Memorial Public Library

J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library will temporarily close for renovations beginning March 7. The branch will reopen for regular hours on March 30. Renovations will be limited to the interior of the library branch during this project with updates being completed to the library's flooring along with updates to book shelves.

Curbside Pick-up Update

Curbside Pick-up will be available while the library branch is renovated and, starting on March 9, will be temporarily located at ​St. Anthony’s Church Hall, 10243 Highway 3, Hubbards, NS. 

Curbside Pick-up hours at St. Anthony's Church Hall from Tuesday, March 9 to Saturday, March 27 are:

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday | 12:00pm-6:00pm
Friday & Saturday | 10:00am-3:00pm

WiFi and Book Drop Open

While the renovation is completed, items can still be returned to the Book Drop. 

Need to access free WiFi? The Library's WiFi can be accessed during this temporary closure. 


If you have any questions, a Library staff member will be happy to assist. You can call the branch with any questions you may have. 902-857-9176.

Additional updates will be posted to the News section of our website at, and major updates shared via the @hfxpublib Twitter account.