Davis Pier is hosting a community conversation at the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s Council Chambers.
What is the community consultation for?
Davis Pier Consulting is reviewing Eastern Counties Regional Library (ECRL). They want to hear directly from library users and community members.

Monday, August 8th 2-4pm & 6-8pm
Tuesday, August 9th 2-4pm & 6-8pm

Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s Council Chambers
8296 Hwy 7, Sherbrooke, NS

Davis Pier will be there to listen and learn:
When & why do you go to your library?
When & why do you take your children to your library?
What might help you choose to go to your library more often?
What services do you need from your library? Are these services available when you go to your library?
When is the best time for you to go to your library?

Why are they asking?
Davis Pier is focused on understanding your needs for your local library. We value your input and look forward to hearing from you. Your feedback will contribute to our recommendations for library services available to you.

Who are Davis Pier?
Davis Pier Consulting is a homegrown Nova Scotia consulting firm hired to make recommendations on improving your library services. We understand how important libraries are in rural communities and we are aware of some of the challenges in providing services to library users.
Can’t join the conversation but have thoughts to share?

We understand the location and conversation times may not work for everyone. If you want to share your thoughts on your library services, please email the Project Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. They are accepting feedback by email until August 12th.

The Seeds of Literacy Pop-Up Event scheduled in Goshen for Saturday, August 6th from 1-3pm will be rescheduled to another Saturday in August. If you are interested in assisting with this program, please contact Kerri at 902-522-2598.

There has been a heat warning issued for today, August 4, by Environment Canada: https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns18... (https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns18&fbclid...)
In order to protect yourself from the health effects of extreme heat, the Government of Canada recommends to:
- Prepare for the heat
- Pay close attention to how you, and those around you, feel
- Stay hydrated
- Stay cool
- Avoid exposure to extreme heat when outdoors
For more details on these topics, please visit https://www.canada.ca/.../extre.../how-protect-yourself.html (https://l.facebook.com/l.php......)
- Avoid unnecessary travel or exposure outdoors.
- Watch for signs of heatstroke.
- Stay hydrated.

There will be a Seeds of Literacy Pop-Up program in each community in August. Families and youth are invited to stop by for some information on the program and to borrow a book! The program will officially launch on World Literacy Day on September 8th and will visit each community once a month on a rotating basis. This Saturday we will be visiting the Greenfield Oldsters Club from 9-11am. Come on our to learn more about this program and to borrow some books! For more information on this program or how you can get involved, call Kerri at 902-522-2598.

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