Written by Guest Blogger Steve MacLellan, P.Eng, "The Financial Engineer." Steve has presented at Central Library's Small Business Café on this topic.
It’s a sunny Saturday at Sackville Public Library, and the Lucas family has travelled in from Beaver Bank to post up and do some exploring. Maliah, who is 9, comes in from playing by the Community Garden to join her three brothers. They’ve kicked off their boots and are exploring items from the Library’s Autism Tool Kits, created in partnership with Autism Nova Scotia...
Relevant, inclusive health information for members of the LGBTQ+* community, and for healthcare providers, researchers, and those studying to enter into those roles, is a necessity. And yet, it can be hard to find. Through a partnership between Dalhousie Libraries, Nova Scotia Health Authority Library Services, and Halifax Public Libraries, an online guide highlighting LGBTQ+ health resources has been created. LGBTQ+ Health is the happy result of this alliance.
On The Big Bang Theory, Howard creates an action figure replication of himself. On Grey's Anatomy, Doctors Yang and Grey create veins and human hearts. In Jurassic Park III, Billy makes a prototype of a resonating chamber (basically the vocal box—or the part that goes “RAWR!”) of a velociraptor. They did it all with the magic of 3D printing. Even though these stories are fictional, 3D printing is very real. Lifelike, actually. And we have 2 MakerBot Replicators (3D printers) at the Library you can witness in action.
On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, Halifax Public Libraries looked back on another year of successes at our Annual General Meeting, and celebrated the volunteers, staff, and community partners who went above and beyond.
Popsicles, swimming, and campfires top our list for July fun. So do these books we've handpicked specially for our TD Summer Reading Club readers.
Coffee. Conversation. Connection. Find it all at our monthly Small Business Café at Halifax Central Library. One Monday a month, local entrepreneurs, business experts, and community members get together at the Library to talk about industry news, business insights, and opportunities in Halifax and beyond.
Get outside! The Library offers kits that are filled to the brim with outdoor games and toys. Our Be Fit Kits are designed to help kids be active while having fun, and they can be checked out just like you would check out a book.
By Kristine Leger, Staff Member, Halifax Central Library | Have you ever wondered why there are so many pubs, streets, and even a province in Canada called “Prince-Edward”-something or “Duke of Kent- something”? Most of them are named in tribute to a well-known resident of Halifax, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767-1820). Edward was the first member of the British royal family to live in North America for an extended time...
The great outdoors are incredibly great in Dartmouth North. On June 29, 2018, Halifax Public Libraries and the Halifax Regional Municipality officially unveiled our new Dartmouth North Community Centre and Library's outdoor library and playground...
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