Annapolis Valley Regional Library

Annapolis Royal Library

Branch Manager: Tim Jackson

143 Ritchie Street, PO Box 579
Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
B0S1A0 Canada

902-532-2226

The library is located at 143 Ritchie St., in the Academy building at the rear. There is a good selection of books for all ages, DVDs, audiobooks on CD, magazines and much more. The collection is refreshed on a regular basis so there is always something new to the shelves.  Public Internet access is available with free WiFi available 24/7. And we have a wonderful Innovation Lab for you to explore.

The space includes two meeting rooms, call the library to see about a booking.

The Annapolis Innovation Lab has some pretty amazing equipment for you to try, a 3D printer, Cricut Maker, sewing machine and serger, robotics and much more. See our Events calendar for supervised hours that can be booked for instruction or assistance with a project (these can be used to get a lab membership). A lab membership will allow you to book the lab during library hours for unsupervised use (call the library to book). For more details visit the Annapolis Innovation Lab website.

A Solar PV system has been installed at the Academy, through the Clean Annapolis Project (CARP). The system is a 11.055kW solar photovoltaic system installed by Nova Sun Power with electrical completed by Charles Stewart Electrical. It is comprised of 33 panels in total. The inverter was turned on between 10 and 11 am on Friday, October 9th, 2020. Visit SolarWeb.com to see the live data for this system.

Friends of the Library Annapolis Royal“Friends of the Library” are formally organized volunteer groups of individuals with a common interest in helping and supporting the library. Activities of the Friends must be in accordance with the goals and policies of the Library Board. Read the AVRL Board’s Policy on ‘Friends of the Library’ Groups

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Hours This Week

SundayClosed
Monday (Closed)Closed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday10 AM - 8 PM
Friday10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday10 AM - 2 PM
1 JulClosed
7 AugClosed
4 SeptClosed
30 SeptClosed
9 OctClosed
11 NovClosed
24 DecClosed
25 DecClosed
26 DecClosed

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Upcoming Events

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June 1, 2023
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Can't make it to a library branch to borrow physical items? Our Digital Literacy...

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June 1, 2023
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Welcome to the Annapolis Innovation Lab!

Sign up for a one-hour session and explore...

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June 1, 2023
Annapolis Royal Library

Welcome to the Annapolis Innovation Lab!

Sign up for a one-hour session and explore...

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June 1, 2023
Annapolis Royal Library

Welcome to the Annapolis Innovation Lab!

Sign up for a one-hour session and explore...

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