In case you needed a little reminder of all the positive ways your Library can contribute to your life, we've pulled together 10 reasons to love your Halifax Public Libraries!
By TeensNovember 20, 2019
With the 5th Annual Yule Ball just around the corner, and "Harry Potter" repeatedly being one of the top search terms on our website, we thought we'd share some picks selected specially for Gryffindors, Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws, and Slytherins.
From Podcast to Book
By BehindTheShelvesNovember 18, 2019
Given the growing popularity of podcasting, it’s not surprising that some podcasters are also choosing to publish books as well. According to The Wall Street Journal, books based on podcasts are “a growing industry niche.” Here, we outline a few popular podcasts that have made their way onto pages—available at your Library.
A Soldier’s Story
By LocalHistoryNovember 14, 2019
Taking the time to research the full life of someone who served is a valuable form of Remembrance that can be done year round. In this article we will explore the life of one specific soldier, Francis Baldwin O'Neill, using resources available to everyone.
How To: Use Consumer Reports for Product Reviews
By BehindTheShelvesNovember 13, 2019
With so many products on the market, it can be hard to decide which one to buy. If you’re considering a new purchase, Consumer Reports has the goods on everything from vacuums to yogurt. And, it's free for Library users!
FRESH Fun at FRESHFest
By LibraryLifeNovember 8, 2019
On October 12, 2019, Halifax Central Library hosted its second FRESHFest, a festival-style exploration of all things food featuring Nova Scotian flavours and food changemakers. View the gallery!
In The Sunroom: Summer
By LibrarySpacesNovember 6, 2019
On display from November 9, 2019 to January 3, 2020 in The Sunroom at Halifax Central Library, Summer.
At the Magic Library: A Halloween 2019 Round-Up
By LibraryLifeNovember 5, 2019
If anyone knows how to do a Halloween costume, it's Library staff! Check out our annual roundup of Halloween costumes for 2019.
Grab Some Extra Daylight at Our Light Therapy Stations
By beyondBooksNovember 4, 2019
As we say goodbye to daylight savings, we can now expect shorter and colder days. Feel free to (literally) grab some extra daylight at one of our Light Therapy stations, available at all branches of Halifax Public Libraries.
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