Annapolis Valley Regional Library

Bridgetown & Area Library

Branch Supervisor: Pam Ellis

38 Queen Street, PO Box 39
Bridgetown, Nova Scotia
B0S1C0 Canada


Located at 38 Queen Street, this lovely library is a centre for community activity.  It houses a good selection of books, DVDs, audiobooks on CD, magazines and much more for all ages.  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.

The Bridgetown & Area Library Devenney Room is available for booking. Call us to find out more.

1. When not in use for library activities, and when library staff are on-site, the room may be booked for non-profit or commercial meetings, classes, educational and cultural purposes.

2. The room may not be booked for private parties, gatherings, or other such functions.

3. Smoking and alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

4. Groups are not permitted to charge an admission fee or to sell for profit.

5. The room is available seven days a week (when not being used for library-related services or programs) and may be booked for time periods within 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Bookings should be made in person to library staff and paid in advance of the meeting date. Cash or cheques, made payable to the Friends of the Bridgetown & Area Library, are accepted.

6. For non-profit groups the charge is $15 (includes GST) for each time period. For commercial groups the charge is $25 (includes GST) for each time period. All funds received will be used exclusively for costs related to the library.

7. A screen and a digital projector are available at no charge. Any equipment should be reserved at time of booking. (MAC users should have the correct converter if they don’t have a VGA port.)

8. The arrangement of tables and chairs and use of the kitchenette will be the responsibility of the rental group. These must be returned to the original layout before the group leaves.

9. The library is not responsible for any loss or damage to articles brought onto the premises by the group.

10. Permission to use the room, and any additional procedures, are at the discretion of the Branch Manager.

11. When announcing your meeting place please refer to the location as the DeVenney Room at the Bridgetown & Area Library.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Credit (to be used within 6 months) will be given when (a) weather prevents the meeting or (b) 48 hours notice is given to the library.

For information on this group, please speak to the Branch Manager, Pam Ellis Visit us on Facebook Telephone: Call the Library at (902) 665-2758 “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

Tuesday2 PM - 5 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday10 AM - 5 PM
Friday10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday10 AM - 1 PM
20 MayClosed
27 MayClosed
1 JulClosed
5 AugClosed
2 SeptClosed
30 SeptClosed
14 OctClosed
11 NovClosed
24 DecClosed
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