These stories can open our eyes to how others move through the world and come up against walls that abled people often can’t see. With both feature films and documentaries, there’s something for everyone on this list. Using your library card, you can stream these films online through hoopla or Kanopy!
Written by guest blogger, Emily Williams | Did you know that rights of persons with disabilities are protected under international human rights law? Learn more about disability rights in this informative piece.
As we continue to navigate the world of virtual celebrations, this year we are pleased to celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD), December 3, on an online platform. Halifax Regional Municipality and Halifax Public Libraries, in collaboration with members of the community, have put together this virtual portal to celebrate the disability community in HRM. This year’s theme is “Not All Disabilities Are Visible” and highlights the diversity of disability in our community.
Ear savers connect to your mask's loops to alleviate pressure behind your ears, creating a more comfortable fit. Learn how to make your own!
Fake news used to be easy to spot. Who doesn’t remember those tabloid headlines that screamed “Elvis is Alive” or “I was Bigfoot’s Love Slave!” These days it’s a little trickier to discern fact from fiction. It doesn’t help that up to ¾ of us are getting at least some of our news from social media, where fake news runs rampant. This useful infographic and tips from your friendly Library team can help you root through fact and fiction.
We have created a new tab in our OverDrive Collection to make our non-English e-books easier to find. The new “room” is called More Languages. Learn how to find and use it, here.
Written by Teen Blogger, Sally | "Being in the midst of a pandemic can be stressful and boring, but it’s also a great time to learn new things or pick up a new hobby. Personally, I enjoy being creative! One way I do that is by making friendship bracelets."
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