The internet is a useful tool for connecting with others and accessing information. It allows you to read the news, check the weather, listen to music, apply for jobs, send emails your friends and family, and so much more. The internet has become increasingly important, so it is equally as important to know how to stay safe out there. Read on for some tips for staying safe online.
How To: Find Tech Tutorials on Niche Academy
By BehindTheShelvesMarch 25, 2019
We know keeping up with all the free online tools your Library offers can be hard. This is where Niche Academy can save the day. With Niche Academy's video tutorials, you can learn how to use Ancestry Library Edition, Chilton, Consumer Reports, Hoopla, LinkedIn Learning, Novelist, OverDrive, Libby, PressReader, Rocket Languages, and TumbleBooks. Niche Academy also provides tutorials for popular websites like Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Gmail.
Susan “the Sketcher” MacLeod Sketches the R is for Reparations Book Launch
By Our CommunityMarch 21, 2019
On February 23, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan "The Sketcher" MacLeod, attended the exciting launch of R is for Reparations. The one-of-a-kind alphabet book was written by Halifax youth at Halifax North Memorial Public Library during African Heritage Month 2018, and shares their hopes and dreams about the global demand for redress, compensation and restitution for the horrors of the Atlantic Slave Trade.
Episode 10: Christian Bale, Are You Listening?
By TeensMarch 21, 2019
It Came From the Second Floor Teen Podcast | Music and movies reign supreme in this month's podcast episode, with Buddy Holly and the 2019 Oscars in the spotlight.
1919: A Year of Flying Firsts
By LocalHistoryMarch 20, 2019
Written by Kristine, staff member, Halifax Central Library | In today’s world of easy air travel it’s hard to believe that only a century ago human flight was still a novelty. It’s been just a little over a hundred years since very the first short powered flights of the Wright brothers in 1903. Now, at any given moment, hundreds of thousands of people are in the air across the globe.
In The Sunroom: pîkiskwe-speak
By LibrarySpacesMarch 18, 2019
Art in The Sunroom | On display March 20 to April 30, 2019 in the Sunroom & First Nations Circle at Central Library, pîkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation.
How To: Health Online at the Library
By DidYouKnowMarch 12, 2019
Learn how to find credible and current information in response to your health-related questions using the Library's Health & Wellness reference database.
Meeting Stan Lee & The Magic of Reading
By Our CommunityMarch 11, 2019
Written by Guest Blogger David Johnston aka The Amazing Mr. J, Magician & Entertainer | The Amazing Mr. J will be performing a series of magic shows at the Library this March Break.
Glass Slipper Prom Dress Giveaway
By LibraryLifeMarch 7, 2019
On Saturday, February 9, Paul O'Regan Hall was transformed into the closet of every princess' dreams. The space was filled with dresses, shoes, and jewellery—all available for free. See some magical moments from this colourful event.
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