About the Library

Quick Facts

Highlights from the 2021/22 Patrick Power Library Annual Report. 661, 723 eBooks titles in the collection. 4,988 Students provided with library instruction. 357, 534 Journal article downloads. 42, 920 Visits to online Subject Guides. 142, 916 Visits to the library website. 56, 968 Streaming media titles in the collection. 119, 541 Print and eBooks circulated. 1, 119, 197 items in the collection.

Library Annual Reports

The first page of the Patrick Power Library 2021-2022 Annual Report. The photo on the front is of the library building in the background, framed by trees in bloom in the spring.  

2022 Annual Report




  front page of the 2020-2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report



Annual Report image 2020

  2020 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report front cover


2019 Annual Report

        2018 Annual Report


Mission & Vision

Through the provision of excellent services and resources, we support the academic mission of the University by fostering an environment that stimulates teaching, learning and research.

As an integrated, user-focused organization, we continuously work to improve our resources and services.


Library Professional Profiles

Professional Librarians

Suzanne van den Hoogen, MLIS   Shawna Murphy
Nicole Carter     Heather Sanderson
Hansel Cook   Joyce Thomson
Cindy Harrigan   Peter Webster



Contact us

Patrick Power Library
Mailing address:
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3

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