Beginning August 19th, the Sherbrooke Branch Library will begin offering appointments to Library members who wish to visit the library. Sherbrooke Library is the first ECRL location to open with controlled access for the public.

During a library appointment, members will be asked to wear a mask, maintain proper physical distancing, and sanitize their hands before using the computer or browsing the collection. To ensure safe physical distancing, the number of visitors at Sherbrooke will be limited to a maximum of 3 people at a time and appointments will be 30 min increments.

Members of the public can call the Sherbrooke Library at (902) 522-2180 to book an appointment or see pdf ECRL Media Release (90 KB) for the more information.

Please note that there may be water disruptions tonight (August 13th, 2020) to the Sherbrooke Water Utilitybetween the hours of 10:00pm and 6:00am due to necessary repairs that are required on the distribution system. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Municipal Election Day in Nova Scotia is Saturday October 17th, 2020.

Four Zoom sessions will be offered through to those interested in learning more about local politics, running for election, and/or getting involved in community decision making.

Sessions include topics on citizen engagement, local government, elected officials and election campaigning.

Please visit for more infomation and great resources.

Are you interested in becoming a candidate for the 2020 Municipal Elections?


- be a Canadian citizen of the full age of 18 years at the time of nomination

- be ordinarily resident in the municipality or in an area annexed to the municipality for a period of 6 months preceding nomination day, and continue to so reside

- obtain a certificate from the clerk stating that as of nomination day, the candidate has paid in full all charges that are liens on  the candidate's property

- not be disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act

Potential Candidate Packages are available at the Municipal Office or online at You can also visit more information on becoming a candidate.

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