On January 24, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan "The Sketcher" MacLeod, ventured to Central Library to listen to a discussion with and reading by Halifax's Poet Laureate, Afua Cooper.
Fighting the Blues and Facing the Light
By beyondBooksFebruary 8, 2019
Dexter Nyuurnibe, a student at NSCC, feels the impact of days—and weeks—without light. He turns to Light Therapy at Halifax Public Libraries to help combat the winter blues. Check out his story.
A Q&A with Evelyn C. White, Author of Alice Walker: A Life
By Our CommunityFebruary 7, 2019
In honour of the Library’s The Color Purple event series, and Alice Walker’s 75th birthday, we sat down with Evelyn C. White, journalist, relatively new Haligonian, and official biographer of Alice Walker: A Life. Halifax Public Libraries was honoured to be able to spend time with Evelyn and learn more about her career and her relationship with Alice Walker, and to discuss all things The Color Purple.
Building a History
By LocalHistoryFebruary 6, 2019
Many of us wish that we could learn more about the history of our homes, and the buildings we see and visit every day. Wouldn’t it be interesting to learn more about their design, who lived there before, or how neighborhoods grew and evolved around them?
“A Year of Advancement:” African Heritage Month Opening Night 2019
By LibraryLifeFebruary 1, 2019
On Thursday, January 24, the Black History Month Association and Halifax Public Libraries celebrated the beginning of African Heritage Month in Halifax with a full-house crowd of community members. Read on to look back on photographs and moments from the evening.
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