Do you have an upcoming trip, want to brush up on your high school French, or just love learning? Your Halifax Public Libraries' library card is your free ticket to Rocket Languages. Learn more about this online resource.
Small Business: Stop Dreaming, Start Planning
By Our CommunityDecember 28, 2018
Written by Canada Business Network | Canada Business Network has presented previously at Central Library's Small Business Café on this topic.
Susan “the Sketcher” MacLeod Sketches East Coast Carolling
By LibraryLifeDecember 21, 2018
On December 17, 2018, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan the Sketcher, ventured to Central Library to soak in the holiday sounds of East Coast Carolling in live performance. Check out her musical masterpiece.
A Winter Walk Through A Budding Outdoor Library
By LibrarySpacesDecember 20, 2018
Even though times are frosty, your Keshen Goodman Outdoor Library is a budding wonderland. Check out the gallery to see how different outdoor spaces are changing.
A Magical Night at the 4th Annual Yule Ball
By LibraryLifeDecember 19, 2018
We danced, we sang, we had a ball. On December 13, the witches and wizards of Halifax came out to celebrate the 4th Annual Yule Ball in Paul O'Regan Hall at Halifax Central Library. Click through to read all about it and view a gallery of photos from the magical evening.
Yule Have A Ball with this Crossword Puzzle
By BehindTheShelvesDecember 13, 2018
December 21st is National Crossword Day, and our annual holiday Yule Ball is upon us, so we have created a fun crossword in celebration. Click through to download and print this Harry-Potter themed puzzle. Consider it our holiday gift to you.
5 Reasons You’ll Love OverDrive & Libby
By BehindTheShelvesDecember 12, 2018
If you assume that many of our staff love to read, you've guessed right. So, we asked some of our staff members: "Why do you love OverDrive?" and they had lots of reasons to love this resource that provides access to almost 40,000 titles. The verdict is in. We officially love OverDrive, and we're sure you will too.
Mail-Order Catalogues: Dream Books
By LocalHistoryDecember 11, 2018
Written by Kristine, staff member, Halifax Central Library | It’s strange—some of my most vivid memories from childhood involve quiet hours sitting with those extremely delightful things that arrived in the mail every year: the Christmas Wish books from Simpsons, Eatons, and Sears. Now, Halifax Public Libraries houses many of these catalogue "time capsules."
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