L'nui'suti is a free app that allows users to explore and learn the Mi'kmaw language through written and spoken translation.
The Drum Has a Heartbeat: Raymond Sewell on the Power of Indigenous Music
By Our CommunityJune 21, 2019
Pipukwes Latto’law (Raymond Gilbert Sewell), BA, MA is an l’nu from the Mi’kmaq district of Kespek – specifically Ge’gwapsgug. Here, he shares the memories and meaning of Indigenous music in his life.
The Journey of a Book: Part 2
By LibraryLifeJune 20, 2019
This month, we’re showing you what happens when books (and other Library materials) arrive at a branch. To keep things interesting, we’ll be taking a look at our beautiful Central Library.
Susan “the Sketcher” MacLeod Sketches Tinikling
By LibraryLifeJune 19, 2019
On May 13, 2019, during Asian Heritage Month, Susan the Sketcher captured the event "Experience Tinikling" at Halifax Central Library. A group of dancers from the Filipino Association of Nova Scotia presented Tinikling dance to showcase Filipino Heritage.
First Nations Circle at Central Library
By LibrarySpacesJune 17, 2019
Based on consultations with the Mi'kmaq community in planning for a new Central Library, a First Nations Circle was designed and integrated into the Central Library plans. Learn more about the history and symbolism behind the First Nations Circle.
Mayor for a Day 2018 – Mayor Zahara
By LibraryLifeJune 11, 2019
On June 3, 2019, Mayor Mike Savage stepped aside to make room for Zahara, our 2018 TD Summer Reading Club winner, as she took over Halifax as Mayor for a Day.
Episode 12: Crying Lightning
By TeensJune 5, 2019
It Came From the Second Floor Teen Podcast | We're a little late sharing this one, but the content still crackles bright as lightning. This month, get in the zone for the Library's upcoming (at the time of recording) Mini-Con; hear about the rise of the Arctic Monkeys; and meet some teen volunteers from Keshen Goodman Public Library.
Peace and Friendship Treaties of Nova Scotia
By LocalHistoryJune 3, 2019
Learn more about the eighteenth century agreements between the Mi'kmaq nation and Britain, their meaning, and read the Treaty of 1752.
Mayor for a Day 2017 – Mayor Pablo
By Our CommunityJune 1, 2019
Be Brave: Be Mayor. Pablo was our TD Summer Reading Club 2017 grand prize winner. Read his story of taking over the city.
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