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Date Range: Feb 21, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018
Teens & Tweens Events » Games & Gaming
Teens & Tweens Events » African Heritage Month
African Heritage Youth Quiz: Halifax+

Grades 7-9

Students from local junior high schools compete in an annual tradition: a game show style quiz that tests their knowledge of African heritage and culture. Cheer for your favourite team! This one of two preliminary matches has Halifax schools competing to go to the finals and play a match against Dartmouth/Cole Harbour's top school.

Snow date: Wednesday, February 28.  

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries.

Halifax North Memorial Public Library
Wednesday, February 21/9:15 am

Preschooler Events » Preschoolers
Preschooler Events » African Heritage Month
African American Read In+

All ages

Get to know some awesome books at the African American Read in at the Library. It's a celebration of great books, songs, and more by African-Canadian and African-American authors. Everyone is welcome!

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Alderney Gate Public Library
Wednesday, February 21/9:45 am
Registration required for groups
Tickets given out 30 minutes before

Preschooler Events » Preschoolers
Shake, Rattle and Read+

All ages

This entertaining, high-energy program for young children and their caregivers will focus on the importance of oral storytelling, rhymes, and music in the development of pre-reading skills.

Alderney Gate Public Library
Wednesday, February 21/9:45 am
Registration required for groups
Tickets given out 30 minutes before

Preschooler Events » Music & Art
Daycare Groups—Welcome to Shake, Rattle, and Read+

Ages 2-5

Pre-registered daycare groups can Shake, Rattle, and Read with the Library. This active musical storytime incorporates singing, movement, and instruments to help children develop pre-literacy skills through song, rhyme, and stories. Content is geared towards ages 2-5 with adult participation. Everyone is invited to put their listening ears, singing voices, and dancing feet to good use! (The program repeats at 10:45 for families).

Event location: Lindsay Children's Room

Central
Wednesday, February 21/10:00 am
Registration required for groups

Adult Events » Welcome Newcomers
English Conversation Group for Women+

Practice English and meet new friends while learning about local community and culture. You will discuss current events and topics of personal interests in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. This is a free program. Basic English is required. To register, please call 902-490-6410.

Keshen Goodman Public Library
Wednesday, February 21/10:00 am
Registration required

Adult Events » University Classes for Everyone
Practical Guide to Observing the Night Sky
with Tony Schellinck
+

After completing this course the participant should have a greater appreciation of and knowledge about what objects there are to see in the night sky and how to find and observe them. Topics covered include: how to find your way around the summer, fall, winter and spring night skies; how to observe the moon and planets; and what galaxies, globular clusters, open clusters can be found.

Event location: Auditorium

In partnership with Seniors College Association of Nova Scotia (SCANS)

Woodlawn Public Library
Wednesday, February 21/10:00 am

Adult Events » Writers & Writing
Evergreen Writers +

Always welcoming new participants, this group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at the Library for discussion, feedback, guest speakers, and workshops for aspiring writers. This group also meets on the first Wednesday of the month at the Evergreen House. Call 902-463-5612 for information.

Alderney Gate Public Library
Wednesday, February 21/10:15 am

Preschooler Events » Family Time
Family Drop-in+

Ages 0-5

A short storytime followed by free play with puzzles and crafts is sure to delight and entertain your child. There’s something here for everyone, including a baby corner complete with infant toys.

Bedford Public Library
Wednesday, February 21/10:15 am

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