On January 18, 2020, community members; along with the family, friends, former students and colleagues of Lou Duggan; gathered on the 2nd Floor of Central Library for the grand opening of Lou's legacy gift to Halifax: The Lou Duggan Creative Studio.
How To: Take an Educational Journey with World Book
By BehindTheShelvesJanuary 22, 2020
If you’re looking for an out-of-this-world online resource that can help with school projects in a fun and fascinating way, look no further. Learn how to use this free online tool.
Wish You Were Here: Our Postcard Collection
By LocalHistoryJanuary 16, 2020
Written by Amy, staff member, Halifax Central Library Postcards: A snapshot The earliest known picture postcard was sent in London, England in 1840. Writer, Theodore Hook, hand-painted the card and mailed it to himself. Historians believe it was probably intended as a practical joke on the British Postal Service, as the painted image depicts busy…
Look Who’s 5: Happy Anniversary, Central Library
By LibraryLifeJanuary 9, 2020
On Saturday, December 14, 2019, we celebrated a very special anniversary. Five years ago, on December 13, 2014, Halifax Central Library.
In The Sunroom: Plate Portraits
By LibrarySpacesJanuary 6, 2020
On display from January 11 to February 27, 2020 in The Sunroom at Halifax Central Library, Plate Portraits.
Fascinating Facts: 2019 in Review
By DidYouKnowJanuary 2, 2020
2019 was a year for the books! Here are some fun facts about borrowing and trends from the past year at the Library. Note: These stats do not include all of December 2019. Borrows, Visits, and Answers Halifax Public Li
J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library Celebrates 50 Years
By LibraryLifeJanuary 2, 2020
On December 7, 2019, J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library supporters, fans, and past and present staff members showed up to celebrate 50 years of this "community hub." View the gallery.
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