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Welcome, Kids!

A one-stop-shop for our youngest patrons to learn about all the great benefits of being a library member!

Cool Collections

You can borrow up to 18 books and 6 audiobooks at a time! If you are a voracious reader, we've got you covered! 


Image of Like to read> We've got what you need! Images of Board Book Animal Colors by Christopher Silas Neal; Picture book: Fix that clock by Kurt Cyrus; Easy Reader We are in a book! by Mo Willems; early chapter book Owl Diaries, by Rebecca Elliot; Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland; Graphic Novel Guts by Raina Telgemeier

Click on the image above to go to our juvenile catalogue.

Looking for some new or favorite movies or TV shows? The Newfoundland and Labrador Public Library has the largest collection of DVDs in the whole province! You can borrow up to 6 DVDs at a time! 


Image of Make Tonight a movie night! Kids movies at the library. Popcorn image with ticket stubs.

Thanks to the generosity of local NL business, TimeMasters INC. in St. John's, the public libraries now have over 300 board games to borrow and enjoy! You can borrow up to 6 games at a time! 


Image of New Board Games at the libraryImage of TimeMasters Inc. logo

For a full listing of our family friendly games from A-L click HERE

For a full listing of our family friendly games from M-Z click HERE


Image of Whoonu a Cranium GameImage of Hedbanz a family gameImage of Electronic Pick Out Stix board gameImage of Sushi Go Party! board game.



Some of our cool collections are not available at all locations. 

The SunLife Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library at the A.C. Hunter Public Library.

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the guitar or bongos? Try them out for free from the library! Click HERE for more. 

Image of the Sun LIfe Financial Musical Instrument Lending Library. A guitar with iconic St. John's landmarks


  • Musical instruments may only be borrowed from the A.C. Hunter Public Library. Instruments must be returned to the A.C. Hunter Public Library during opening hours. For a full list of instruments click HERE
  • The borrowing period is 4 weeks. An instrument may be renewed once as long as there are no holds.
  • Late fees are $1 per day.
  • Holds may be placed on instruments. Once notified of a hold, patrons have 3 days to pick it up.
  • One instrument may be checked out at a time.
  • NLPL library cardholders are responsible for maintaining and returning instruments in good condition. If it is not returned, or is damaged, a replacement or repair cost may be applied to your account.


Image of an accordianImage of an acoustic guitarImage of a banjoImage of a set of bongosImage of a Cajon drumImage of a djembe drumImage of a violin or fiddle


Book Club Kits

While most of our book club kits live at the A.C. Hunter Public Library in St. John's, they are still available to you no matter where you are! Ask your local librarian for more information, and check out our full list of kits HERE. 


Image of A Wrinkle in Time by Madelein L'Engle's novel a Wrinkle In TimeImage of Raina Telgemeire's graphic novel Guts. Image of Roald Dahl's novel The BFGImage of Kwame Alexander's graphic novel The CrossoverImage of Jonathan Auxier's novel Sweep: the story of a girl and her monster. Image of Katherine Applegate's novel, Wishtree.

Video Games 

The A.C. Hunter Library in St. John's is home to a small and fun collection of video games! Games work on XBox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation3, PlayStation4, Wii U, Nintendo Switch.  

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