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.
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.
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."
Just like math or reading, coding has become a foundational skill. Learning about coding helps kids develop their creativity as well as their problem-solving and logic skills. Learning about coding also helps them understand the world around them. If you’re interested in getting your kids started with coding, here are 5 resources to teach coding to kids.
This year, 50 talented young writers between the ages of 7 and 15 entered their creepy creations into the Halifax Public Libraries Ghost Story Contest. The terrifying tales were enough to keep 3 very brave judges awake all night, their eyes wide in terror. Read the 7 winning stories...if you dare!
Each month, your Library hosts a wide variety of special programs. You can download our monthly program listings here, as they become available. We'll keep this post up-to-date with the latest booklets so you can know what's on the go, while you're on the go.
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