About the library
The Moncton Public Library provides access to a province-wide collection of more than 1.8 million items, 116,000 of which are on its shelves. It also offers programs and services ranging from story time to public lectures to information literacy to public access computers. The library aims to be a welcoming space for all. It supports economic and social development and promotes self-reliance by providing opportunities for citizens to enhance their knowledge and their creative capabilities.
The Moncton Public Library is a partnership between the provincial government through the New Brunswick Public Library Service and the City of Moncton. Founded in 1913, it is located in the Blue Cross building since 1989.
The Moncton Public Library Board has nine members appointed by the Mayor, and one City Councilor as City Liaison. The Board represents the interests of the community, promotes the library, and raises funds for library collections.
The library director is Chantale Bellemare.