Ken Cashin, Chess Nova Scotia, shares thoughts on the rising popularity of chess, and how you can get involved while in-person play opportunities are scarce.
Access Awareness Week 2021: A Virtual Celebration
By Our CommunityMay 26, 2021
Issues of ability and inclusion are important all year round. However, Access Awareness Week is an opportunity that allows Nova Scotians to really promote these issues to audiences from all walks of life. Through press conferences, forums, concerts, lectures, and community events, we are able to engage the broader community on issues that are not often considered. This year, Access Awareness Week is exploring how the pandemic has impacted the community, and underscores the ways in which COVID-19 has further exacerbated barriers to accessibility for persons with disabilities.
Teen Volunteer Art Feature: Theertha’s “Clarity”
By TeensMay 26, 2021
Teen Blogger, Theertha, guides readers through the process of creating an empowering art piece using acrylic paint on canvas.
Meet Amani: The Library’s Newcomer Engagement Specialist
By LibraryLifeMay 26, 2021
In March 2021, Halifax Public Libraries welcomed a new team member: Amani Saleh, Newcomer Engagement Specialist. Read on to learn more about Amani, how she can help you, and how to get in touch!
Have You Heard?: Reasons to Love Downloadable Audiobooks
By DidYouKnowMay 24, 2021
Written by Agnes, staff member, Keshen Goodman Public Library | In my opinion, reading is an activity best enjoyed curled up with a "warm cuppa." If curling up is not possible, you want to listen while moving about, or if reading the text presents a challenge for some reason, you may want to consider another way to enjoy your favourite authors: audiobooks! In my opinion, reading is an activity best enjoyed curled up with a "warm cuppa." If curling up
Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to University
By TeensMay 21, 2021
Teen Blogger, Janey, guides students through the university application process and potential admission requirements.
A Teen’s Opinion on Equality for Women
By TeensMay 20, 2021
Teen Blogger Theertha shares her thoughts on gender equality in the workforce and the disadvantages women face in their careers.
E-Readers and OverDrive: A Guide
By DidYouKnowMay 20, 2021
Whether you’re thinking about purchasing a new e-reader or looking to upgrade, this blog post will help you decide which e-reader is best for you and how to get started with your new e-reader.
KPop, Won’t Stop: An Appreciation Post
By beyondBooksMay 18, 2021
The KPop industry has taken the art of performance to a whole new level, captivating audiences around the world. Join in—superfan Shelby shares how.
8 Audiobooks for True Crime Podcast Lovers
By BehindTheShelvesMay 17, 2021
Since Serial burst on the scene in 2014, true crime podcasts have become all the rage. If you're in between shows, or waiting for the next season or episode of your favourite podcast, true crime audiobooks might hold you over!
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