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SAINT JOHN FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY

May 2015

Asian Heritage Film Series

May 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Time: TBA Thursday, May 7 & Saturday, May 23, Saint John Free Public Library Show time to be announced by the library, Asian films series, with subject matters from Asian cultures. For More Info: www.ahsnb.org   |  506-642-1219

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ASIAN HEALTH & WELLNESS – LUNCH & LEARN

May 20, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This lunch & learn will take place inside the Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square For More Info: www.ahsnb.org  |  506-642-1219.    

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November 2015

Strengthening Families Affected by Incarceration Day

November 14, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Please join us at the Saint John Free Public Library on November 14th from 2:30-4:30pm to meet Sesame Street friends and support the families in our community who are affected by incarceration.  With generous funding from the Mennonite Central Committee,…

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May 2016

Fundy Library Region Annual Book Sale

May 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am - May 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
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The Fundy Library Region Annual Book sale includes various books, kids activities and entertainment for all ages! Anybody looking to expand their personal library will find bargains galore on Friday, May 6th 11AM-7PM and Saturday, May 7th 10AM-2PM!  

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June 2016

Voices of the Nation – Narratives of the Nation

June 22, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Saint John Free Public Library in Market Square invites you to participate in a book discussion of a novel by a Canadian indigenous author.  Copies of the book available at the Circulation Desk.

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Narratives of the Nation

June 25, 2016 @ 2:30 pm
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Celebrate the literary voices of Canada, as we launch "Read Around New Brunswick 2016."  Borrow a book or pick up a reading list.  There will also be a display of books about iconic figures in Canadian history.  Enjoy readings by…

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November 2016

Biggar, Books & Beer

November 26, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
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Join us at the SJPFL for an after hours event featuring Mike Biggar! Tickets are $10 and available at the Central Library and East and West branch. Please contact 643-7236 for more information

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March 2017

Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 4, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

Join the fun at the Saint John Free Public Library as they go Full STEAM Ahead from March 4 to March 11! Family Flick - The Secret Life of Pets Saturday, March 4 at 2:30pm and Sunday March 5 at…

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Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 5, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Join the fun at the Saint John Free Public Library as they go Full STEAM Ahead from March 4 to March 11! Family Flick - The Secret Life of Pets: Sunday, March 5 1pm!

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Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the fun at the Saint John Free Public Library as they go Full STEAM Ahead from March 4 to March 11! BLOCK Party: Monday, March 6 12pm - 4pm For more information, please visit http://www.saintjohnlibrary.com/main.html

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Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 7, 2017 @ 1:30 pm

Celebrate March Break at the Saint John Free Public Library with Coding for Kids: Tuesday March 7 & Wednesday March 8 at 1:30pm Ages 8-12. Learn how to code using free software like SCRATCH! Make your own games, videos, or…

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Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 8, 2017 @ 1:30 pm

Celebrate March Break at the Saint John Free Public Library with Coding for Kids: Wednesday March 8 at 1:30pm Ages 8-12. Learn how to code using free software like SCRATCH! Make your own games, videos, or just play around. The possibilities…

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Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 9, 2017 @ 10:30 am

Celebrate March Break at the Saint John Free Public Library with Kitchen Science: Thursday March 9 at 10:30am Ages 5-8. Learn about the science behind cake baking, and make your own butter! Space is limited. Call 643-7239 to register.

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sisters (1972, 1h 33m) - In one of director Brian De Palma’s earliest thrillers, Canada’s own Margot Kidder plays a model separated from her conjoined twin. A neighbor (Jennifer Salt) - a local reporter - witnesses a murder in the…

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Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 10, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

Celebrate March Break at the Saint John Free Public Library with Salt Painting: Friday March 10 at 2:30pm All ages. Learn about why salt makes you thirsty and see what happens to your colourful paint when you add salt! No…

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sat. March 11, 2pm – Frenzy (1972, 2h) - Alfred Hitchcock's next-to-last film – the first one he'd made in England in 20 years – features many of his frequently-used motifs: a man falsely accused or mistaken for someone else, a…

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Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 11, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

Celebrate March Break at the Saint John Free Public Library with Towers & Bridges - An Engineering Challenge: Saturday March 11 at 2:30pm All ages. Use popsicles, toothpicks & marshmallows to build bridges & towers and become an engineer for…

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Full STEAM Ahead! at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Celebrate March Break at the Saint John Free Public Library with a Family Flick - Sing! Sunday March 12 at 1pm

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun. March 12, 1pm – SING (2016, 1h 48m) - This recent animated hit from the makers of Despicable Me & Minions is set a world populated by human-like animals, where a koala named Buster Moon (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) runs…

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Fri. March 17, 2pm – Black Fly (2014, 1h 28m) - Saint John’s own Jason Bourque wrote & directed this dramatic thriller inspired by the life & times of his onetime neighbour: Noel Winters. In this version, a troubled teenager…

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sat., March 18, 2pm – Of Mice and Men (1992, 1h 50m) - Based on John Steinbeck’s classic story, best friends & labourers Lennie (John Malkovich) and George (Gary Sinise) constantly have trouble finding work in Depression-era California due to…

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Sun. March 19, 2pm – Welcome to New York (2015, 1h 5m) - Mr. Devereaux (Gérard Depardieu) is a powerful man who handles billions of dollars every day & controls the economic fate of nations, but who cannot tame his appetite for sex…

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thurs. March 23, 7pm – Animation Spotlight: Sausage Party (2016, 1h 29m) - What if our food was alive, had feelings & wanted to know where it really came from? That idea is explored in this acclaimed but raunchy, R-rated…

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 25, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sat., March 25, 2pm – LGBTQ+ Film Series: Pride (2014, 1h 57m) - Set in the summer of 1984, when Margaret Thatcher was England’s Prime Minister & the National Union of Mineworkers was on strike, a group of London gay…

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FREE Movie at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sun. March 26, 2pm – No Way Out (1987, 1h 56m) - Navy Lt. Tom Farrell (Kevin Costner) meets & has an affair with a lovely young woman, but then he finds out that his superior (Gene Hackman) is also romantically involved with the same…

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April 2017

FREE Movie

April 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

LGBTQ+ FILM SERIES: C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005, 2h 7m) - This acclaimed film about a young man dealing with homophobia while growing up with four brothers & a conservative father in Quebec during the 1960s & '70s didn't just sweep the 2005…

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FREE Movie

April 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Th. Apr. 27, 7pm - ANIMATION SPOTLIGHT: Heavy Metal (1981, 1h 30m) - This animated adaptation of the notorious illustrated fantasy anthology magazine is sleazy, politically incorrect & frequently loathsome.  But in spite of its (many) flaws, it remains an…

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FREE Double Feature!

April 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Sat. Apr. 29 - MUSICAL DOUBLE FEATURE: 12pm: ANIMATION SPOTLIGHT: Rock & Rule (1983, 1h 17m) - The other fantasy rock n' roll animated movie for adults made in Canada in the early '80s. In a post-apocalyptic world in which…

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January 2018

Get organized with Bullet Journaling at the Saint John Free Public Library

January 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Start the new year off right and learn how to create a bullet journal at the Saint John FREE Public Library. If you have a notebook and a ruler please bring them.

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Saturday Sketchers hosted by Saint John Free Public Library

January 13, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us Saturday morning for Saturday Sketchers. Bring your own project or try our weekly theme! All skill levels welcome.  No experience required. Please call 506-643-7224 or email adult.sjfpl@gnb.ca for details.  

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

January 14, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Every Sunday at 11AM until February 18th.…

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Free Author Reading at the Saint John Free Public Library

January 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Central Branch - FREE author reading by Saint John resident Frances Collins from her recently published book “The Mixing Bowl”. Do you believe that early emotional traumas can prevent you from having a happy life? This account of Bessie’s early…

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BANG! Goes the Science hosted by Saint John Free Public Library

January 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Our new hands - on science series will help you use the properties of molecules to make your own lava lamp, instant ice, candy glass & more!  

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Pop Up 3D Printer hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Curious about what a 3D printer can make? Want to find out how you can make your own items at the library for cheap? Stop in at the library's atrium to see the printer at work and ask us questions!…

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

January 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Every Sunday at 11AM until February 18th.…

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Furry Friends Exam Stress Buster hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

January 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dealing with high school exams? Come pet away the stress of exams with certified therapy dogs!

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Post Exam Party hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

January 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Celebrate the end of exams with free popcorn, drinks, and a movie - Star Wars The Force Awakens

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Saturday Sketchers hosted by Saint John Free Public Library

January 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us Saturday morning for Saturday Sketchers. Bring your own project or try our weekly theme! All skill levels welcome.  No experience required. Please call 506-643-7224 or email adult.sjfpl@gnb.ca for details.  

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Concert For Kids: Saint John String Quartet hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

January 27, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

The Saint John String Quartet celebrates all things France with Viva La France! Enjoy some munchies and great classical music. Families welcome.  All ages.

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

January 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Every Sunday at 11AM until February 18th.…

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February 2018

Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

February 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Every Sunday at 11AM until February 18th.…

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BANG! Goes the Science hosted by Saint John Free Public Library

February 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

BACK by popular demand! A science series that will help you use the properties of molecules to make your own lava lamp, instant ice, candy glass & more! This program is aimed at teenagers, but anybody interested in science can…

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

February 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Every Sunday at 11AM until February 18th.…

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Anti-Valentine’s Day Party hosted by Saint John Free Public Library

February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Cupid commercialism got you down? Need an antidote for a love potion? Join us for Crafts, music, snacks, fake break-up letters, and mocktails for an Anti-Valentine's Day to remember! Call 643-7224 or email ADULT.SJFPL@gnb.ca for details

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Household Science hosted by Saint John Free Public Library

February 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Make candy glass, crystals, dry water, and more as we explore molecular bonding at this all-ages event! And, don't forget - if you like what you see here, you can do all these experiments at home! Call 643-7227 or email…

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Vision Board Workshop

February 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Curious about all the hype around Vision Boards? We will show you how to create a collage of your favourite images, quotes & words. Materials provided but feel free to bring art supplies or images. FREE event. "A vision board…

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March 2018

Banned Books Discussion hosted by Saint John Free Public Library

March 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am

  In celebration of freedom to read week - Read and bring any banned book for discussion. See here for suggestions http://www.freedomtoread.ca/challenged-works/

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March Break: A Tropical Stay-cation hosted by the Saint John Public Library

March 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - March 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Who needs fun in the sun when you can have fun in the LIBRARY!? Check out our Children's Department schedule for March Break:  A Tropical Stay-cation!    

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An Evening of Irish Literature and Storytelling hosted by the Saint John Public Library

March 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

The Saint John Branch of the Irish Canadian Cultural Association welcomes one & all to a corker of an evening, featuring some of the finest texts, tales & music the Emerald Isle has to offer, as a prelude to St.…

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

March 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Space is limited. Register by calling 643-7239.…

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A visit from Fleaburn at the Saint John Free Public Library

March 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Fleaburn, the lovable mascot of our Saint John Sea Dogs will visit the Library this Sunday at 2pm!! Feel free to stick around for our FREE matinee of RUDY, one of the best sports movies ever made - see the…

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

March 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Space is limited. Register by calling 643-7239.…

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Microsoft Power Point Basics hosted by Saint John Free Public Library

March 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Basic computer skills, including familiarity with keyboard, mouse, and Microsoft Word & Excel, are required; bringing your own laptop computer is recommended. Please call 643-7224 or email adult.sjfpl@gnb.ca to register for this FREE workshop

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April 2018

Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

April 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Space is limited. Register by calling 643-7239.…

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

April 8, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Space is limited. Register by calling 643-7239.…

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

April 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Space is limited. Register by calling 643-7239.…

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Man in the Moon™ – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

April 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am

A FREE early literacy program for Dads, Step Dads, Grand Dads, Uncles, Foster Dads, and any other male caregivers with children 0-18 months. Songs, rhymes, and lullabies bring men and their babies together. Space is limited. Register by calling 643-7239.…

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Author Visit: Michelle Winters at the Saint John Free Public Library

April 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Giller Prize Nominee (2017), Michelle Winters will be talking about her book I Am A Truck.  This event is made possible thanks to a generous donation in honour of Ruth & Charles Zatzman. From goodreads.com : A tender but lively…

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3D Sculpting – Knuckle Down Studios hosted by Saint John Free Public Library and Fog City Comic Con

April 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Presented by Fog City Comic Con and the Saint John Free Public Library! This workshop is a great primer & lead-up to Fog City Comic Con 2018, and is an introduction to digitally sculpting 3D characters for 3D printing with…

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Letter Writing Social hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

April 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Join us during National Letter Writing Month as we craft letters to Mom or other special people in our lives for Mother's Day. We'll supply stationery, postage stamps, old-fashioned typewriters and fountain pens! Ages 12+.  In partnership with the Casper…

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May 2018

Spring Book Sale at the Saint John Free Public Library

May 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring Book Sale at the Saint John Free Public Library!!

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Spring Book Sale at the Saint John Free Public Library

May 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Spring Book Sale at the Saint John Free Public Library!!

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Fog City Comic Con hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

May 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

  Fog City Comic Con is a celebration of comics, fandom, games, and more! They will have panel featured guests, workshops, vendors, and more. Please visit their website https://www.facebook.com/events/917596545046240/ for more information as they release the full program!    …

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

May 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

May 26, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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June 2018

Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

June 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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CNIB Coffee & Chat hosted by the Saint John Public Library

June 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Open to anyone who is experiencing a vision disability and/or who is interested in learning more about sight loss challenges. Join CNIB volunteers and participants with vision loss at the Saint John Free Public Library at Market Square the 1st…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

June 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

June 16, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

June 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

June 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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July 2018

CNIB Coffee & Chat hosted by the Saint John Public Library

July 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open to anyone who is experiencing a vision disability and/or who is interested in learning more about sight loss challenges. Join CNIB volunteers and participants with vision loss at the Saint John Free Public Library at Market Square the 1st…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

July 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

July 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

July 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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Saturday Social Mix’n’Chat at the Saint John Free Public Library

July 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saturday Social Mix'n'Chat: come and mix with people, meet new friends, catch up with some old ones.  Everybody's welcome! Every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Saint John Free Public Library. For more details please contact William…

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August 2018

CNIB Coffee & Chat hosted by the Saint John Public Library

August 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open to anyone who is experiencing a vision disability and/or who is interested in learning more about sight loss challenges. Join CNIB volunteers and participants with vision loss at the Saint John Free Public Library at Market Square the 1st…

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Storytime with Theodore – Presented by the Saint John Free Public Library

August 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

*PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event* To register for FREE, contact the Saint John Free Public Library at 643-7239 The Saint John Free Public Library is proud to partner with Ambassatours and Theodore the Tugboat to present "Storytime…

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Gaming Cafe hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

August 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Drop in and sample the board games and Xbox games available anytime from the library – with free food and drink!

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Author Reading – Thomas Shanklin – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

August 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Join us on August 23rd at 7PM to meet Thomas L. Shanklin, author of While the City Slept (2017). "While the City Slept is my way of mourning the loss of so much that was magnificent and historic.  It reminds…

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Saturday Sketchers hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

August 25, 2018 @ 10:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

Want to try sketching but don’t know where to start? We will explore fun, easy pencil drawing projects in a relaxed atmosphere.  Ideal for beginners but all are welcome. The group meets every second Saturday from 10:30AM-11:30AM

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BiblioBuzz at the Saint John Free Public Library

August 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am

Come to the library on Monday, August 27th and Tuesday, September 4th to receive a complimentary haircut from Eastern College Barber Students. First come, first serve. *No fee required, but will be accepting donations*  

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There Be Pirates! Book Launch hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

August 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Join us at the Central Saint John Free Public Library on Thursday, August 30th for the launch of Joann Hamilton-Barry’s new book: There Be Pirates!. Joann will be signing copies of her book, which will be available for purchase.  

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Journaling Meetup hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

August 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Looking for inspiration for your journal?  Not sure what to do with your blank notebook?  Come to our meetup for fresh ideas! We will have bullet journal examples and more to get you started.  Bring your notebook from home and…

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September 2018

BiblioBuzz at the Saint John Free Public Library

September 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am

Come to the library on Tuesday, September 4th to receive a complimentary haircut from Eastern College Barber Students. First come, first serve. *No fee required, but will be accepting donations*  

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CNIB Coffee & Chat hosted by the Saint John Public Library

September 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Open to anyone who is experiencing a vision disability and/or who is interested in learning more about sight loss challenges. Join CNIB volunteers and participants with vision loss at the Saint John Free Public Library at Market Square the 1st…

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Digging Archaeology at the New Brunswick Museum

September 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Digging Archaeology at the NBM – Explore exciting archaeologic finds throughout NBM galleries and participate in “artefact” crafting and other activities that will help you to “dig” archaeology as much as we do! Saturday, September 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th…

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Author Visit: Jacques Poitras – hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Please join us on Wednesday, September 26th for our author visit with Jacques Poitras. Jacques Poitras will be reading from and discussing his newest book Pipe Dreams.

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A Music Listening Club Launch Party hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

September 27, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

You're invited to 's launch party at the Saint John Free Public Library (SJFPL) Local FM and SJFPL have partnered to create a music listening club.  Join us for our launch party on Thursday, September 27th at 6:30pm .  We…

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November 2018

Eklavya – East Indian Film Festival hosted at the Saint John Free Public Library

November 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

Eklavya: The Royal Guard is a 2007 Indian mystery drama film directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra which was released in India, Netherlands, the United States, and the United Kingdom on February 16th, 2007. *Free (50 seats) - First come, first…

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May 2019

Fog City Comic Con hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

May 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Saint John Free Public Library is proud to present the third annual Fog City Comic Con - now a 2 DAY EVENT! Fog City Comic Con is a free, all-ages, community-led event hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library. …

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Fog City Comic Con hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library

May 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saint John Free Public Library is proud to present the third annual Fog City Comic Con - now a 2 DAY EVENT! Fog City Comic Con is a free, all-ages, community-led event hosted by the Saint John Free Public Library. …

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October 2020

OCTOBER is Canadian Library Month!

October 1 - October 31

With the Saint John Free Public Library branch right inside Market Square - where you can park and walk in comfort in the October weather - it's easy to come in and make use of all that your library has…

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October is National Learning and Development Month

October 1 @ 11:00 am - October 31 @ 11:00 am

Here are a few great ways that you can celebrate National Learning and Development Month:  Read a book - Participate in online courses - Join a night class in an interesting topic or hobby. So many learning opportunities to broaden your…

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