Read to Me distributes a free bag of books and resources to the family of every baby born in Nova Scotia. These carefully curated packages are delivered right at the hospital bedside for new parents and their babies.
The Cultural Access Pass (CAP) program is open to all new citizens of Canada within 1 year of your citizenship ceremony. The program provides new Canadians with a pass that allows free access to hundreds of historic sites, museums, galleries, and parks across Canada. Learn more about it here.
Library staff member, Matthew, shares his love for 1930s film comedies through the Library's January-February 2019 Astounding Film Comedies of the 1930s series—and, this blog detailing the razzle-dazzle and little known facts of this cinematic era.
It's never too early to start reading to your child. It is actually highly recommended to begin reading to children when they are newborns. In this blog, we share information on the benefits of reading to little ones, and some easy ways to start this new habit together.
Local Art in The Sunroom | On display from January 19 to March 2, 2019 in the Sunroom at Central Library, Running with Rotary Cutter features handmade quilts by local artist Marilyn Smulders.
Project Gutenberg is a free, volunteer-run website that provides access to more than 50,000 digitized books, plays, and anthologies in the public domain. They provide titles in a variety of languages, and average 400 new items every month.
A guest blog written by Autism Nova Scotia | Over the last 2 years, Autism Nova Scotia and Halifax Public Libraries have collaborated to develop an autism-friendly library system in HRM. By providing a variety of accessible resources and experiences, this partnership is paving the way for community understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.
Volunteers are an essential part of Halifax Public Libraries. Here, Hugh shares his story of volunteering with the Library's English Language Learning program. “It’s all about finding connections. The Library offers a safe, inviting space for people new to Nova Scotia to learn and connect with their community.”