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Home Reader Service

The Truro Branch provides delivery of library materials to the homes of area residents who are not able to come to the Library due to physical restraints or disabilities. Eligibility includes those with temporary as well as permanent disability.

If you are interested in this service but live outside the Truro area please see our Books By Mail section

In addition, the Outreach Services department provides a rural delivery service to senior’s apartment complexes throughout the region.  Deliveries are made every 4 weeks. Please see the schedule below for a list of apartment complexes.

If you or someone you know would like to take advantage of these services please contact the library by calling (902)895-0235 or by e-mailing anstc(AT) *Please substitute @ for (AT) when sending an email

Our outlying branches also provide book deposits to senior’s apartment complexes and continuing care facilities in their areas.  Deliveries are made monthly.  At this time deliveries are made to the Magnolia in Elmsdale (1st Tuesday of the month). 

Please contact your local branch to have your facility added to our deliveries or for more information.  You may also contact Outreach Services by calling 1-888-632-9088 or emailing anstc(AT) *Please substitute @ for (AT) when sending an email


Continuing Care Facilities

The Colchester-East Hants Public Library provides delivery of library materials to a number of senior's homes in the area. Materials are chosen by staff and delivered on a monthly basis. If you are an employee or resident of a facility that is interested in this service please contact the library by calling 902-895-0235 or e-mail us at anstc(AT) *Please substitute @ for (AT) when sending an email

Rural Senior's Delivery Schedule - Fall 2018
North Colchester (Debert Crt, MacCaull Villa, The Meadows, Riverview Apts)

October 10, November 7, December 5

Truro Area Senior's Delivery Schedule - Fall 2018

3rd Thursday of the month for: Allison Ave, Brunswick St, Cobequid Housing(Church St), Maplewood Park Assisted Living (Pictou Road), Monroe Court, Salmon River

October 18, November 15, December 20

4th Thursday of the month for: Cedarstone, Donwin Court, Normandy, Park St, Mira, Parkland Estates, Townsview Estates, Wynn Park

October 25, November 22, December 27

South Colchester - East Hants (Bayview Manor, Cobequid Bay Manor, Elk Court, Sunrise Crest)

October 24, November 21, December 19