Fundy Library Region

Saint John Free Public Library, Central Library, Market Square

Contact Information
Office Phone 506-643-7222 (Fundy Library Region) 
506-643-7236 (Circulation Dept) 
506-643-7239 (Children's Dept) 
506-643-7224 (Reference Services) 
506-643-7227 (Young Adult/Adult Services)
Fax 506-643-7225
Primary Contact Joann Hamilton-Barry, Library Director; Phone: 506-643-7770
Description & Services
Description of service(s) Description of Service(s) 
Books, newspapers, magazines, music and movies for informational and recreational needs 
Books in English, French, Korean, Chinese, Spanish and other languages 
Materials for adult literacy and English as an alternative language 
“Trader” paperbacks and videos with no fixed due date 
Audio books and talking books for the visually impaired 
Readers’ advisory and reference service in person, by phone or by email 
Homebound service 
Programs and events for children, adults and teens 
Books clubs for all ages 
Computers for public use  
Computer training classes; one-on-one help available by request 
Wireless internet access 
Volunteer opportunities 
Reading and study space 
Meeting rooms for rent 
Art displays 
Community information bulletin board
Hours Monday: 10:00am – 5:00pm  
Tuesday: 10:00am – 5:00pm  
Wednesday: 10:00am – 9:00pm  
Thursday: 10:00am – 9:00pm  
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm  
Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm  
Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Dates Program is Offered All Year
Areas Served St John County
Eligibility Library cards are free for residents of New Brunswick.
Application Library cards are free for New Brunswick residents and landowners. You will need to provide a piece of identification and proof of local address when you register for a card at the library. The signature of a parent or a guardian is necessary for children under 13.
Languages English ; French
Fees None ; None if you bring things back on time.
Location information
Located In Community Saint John
Address & Map
1 Market Sq
Saint John, NB E2L 4Z6
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Accessibility Fully Accessible ; ***Note that accessibility is self-reported. Please contact the organization before arrival***
Other Details
Service Level (30) Provincial Government
Designated Day/Week/Month/ Events Events are offered throughout the year. For details, check our monthly flyers, call 643-7220 or go to
Service Categories Public Libraries

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