New library, deCoste part of cultural hub concept

PICTOU — Work on a cultural hub that will include a renovated deCoste Performing Arts Centre and a new library could start in the fall of 2020. About 60 people who attended a public presentation of the cultural hub proposal last week were able to view conceptual designs of the complex from its Water Street...

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Make public library an election issue

The Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Board asks users and supporters of public library services to show their support on the doorstep this election. The Library Board will be giving bright yellow door hangers to the public. They have a simple message, “Dear Candidate: Public libraries are important to me, my family, and my community!” Troy MacCulloch,...

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Creativity on display

NEW GLASGOW – The Friends by the Sea Artists’ Association, led by artist Cathy Leeming, know that artwork is as unique as the artist themselves. In the Regional Library Headquarters space above the New Glasgow Library they express their creativity through their artwork, painting there every Friday for over 10 years. As a way of...

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Libraries welcoming places – in more ways than one

It was a sentiment echoed over and over again on Tuesday afternoon — libraries are the heart of a community. With the help of a new initiative partnered by the Pictou County Chamber of Commerce, the Multicultural Association of Pictou County and more, Pictou-Antigonish Regional libraries will now serve as official welcoming centres to their...

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