Outreach Library Services

Teacher reading to children

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Tutoring

  • Through this program, Islanders can either apply to volunteer as a tutor or apply to learn English by being matched with a tutor.

Community Care Facility Book Delivery Service

  • The Community Care Facility Delivery Service gives residents of community care, long-term care, and nursing homes free access to books and other library materials. Materials are selected by library staff and delivered directly to participating facilities every 6 weeks. 

Early Learning and Child Care Centre Delivery Service

  • The Early Learning and Child Care Centre Delivery Service provides child-care, early learning and daycare centres with free access to children's books. Materials are selected by library staff and delivered directly to participating facilities every 6 weeks. 

Home Library Service

  • The Home Library Service is an outreach program that delivers library materials to Islanders who are not able to visit a library in person. Items are chosen by library staff, and delivered to participants every 6 weeks.
  • This service is available to Islanders who have one of the following conditions:
    • a physical disability;
    • restricted mobility;
    • a chronic condition; or
    • recovering from surgery or illness.

Music and Memory

  • Music & Memory is a non-profit organization that uses personalized music to improve the lives of individuals with cognitive and physical conditions. By partnering with Music & Memory, the PEI Public Library Service aims to help Islanders living with dementia, Alzheimer's, and other physical issues.

  • Through the library's Music & Memory program, participants can borrow a portable music device (MP3) preloaded with a personalized music playlist. MP3 players can be borrowed for 6 weeks, with the possibility of renewal.

  • In order to apply for the service, applicants and/or their family and caregivers can complete the following online application form.

  • Community Care, long-term care and nursing homes can also apply for the service on behalf of their residents.

  • For more information on this service, contact Public Library Headquarters.


Published date: 
February 22, 2022