About Halifax Public Libraries

Halifax Public Libraries comprises 14 branch libraries, a website, and Books-by-Mail and Home Delivery services. The Library serves a population of approximately 400,000 spread over 5,889 sq. km. The collection consists of over 1 million items including books, magazines, DVDs, CDs and downloadable audiobooks, eBooks and videos.

As part of the Nova Scotia Regional Library system, Halifax Public Libraries strongly supports other public libraries, lending more than 6,000 items per year to other libraries, including those in a government or university setting.

Mission Statement
Connecting people, enriching communities, inspiring discovery.

Halifax Public Libraries
Administration Office

60 Alderney Drive,
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4P8
(902) 490-5744