Alisha, Allison, and Kian have read the books, watched the films, and wrote the stories - all for you. Now, grab your buds, get comfy, and listen up...to episode 16.
John Prescott Mott and Mott’s Chocolates: A Brief and Not at All Definitive History
By LocalHistoryOctober 28, 2021
"When you look across the harbour from Halifax Central Library, the view of Dartmouth is spectacular...It’s hard to imagine what that landscape looked like a century ago, and harder still to imagine the scent of chocolate wafting on the wind from the now highly residential Dartmouth Cove area. But in the mid-1800s, that’s exactly what you would have found as John P. Mott & Co. produced some of the city’s finest chocolates, spices, and soaps." Written by Library Staff member, Vicky, discover the rich history of Dartmouth's once-booming chocolate industry.
Intersex Non-Fiction: Memoirs, Guidebooks, and More
By BehindTheShelvesOctober 22, 2021
When it comes to the 2SLGBTQIA+ acronym, we know it covers a broad range of experiences and identities. Some, however, end up privileged over others. The "I" stands for intersex, and there must be more shared knowledge, understanding, and resources available to support the intersex community and to educate allies. Explore intersex non-fiction, ranging from memoirs to guidebooks and more!
SuperNOVA: Take-Home Tech Kits
By beyondBooksOctober 21, 2021
Available to read in English and Arabic | SuperNOVA and Halifax Public Libraries are providing access to educational technology for kids across the HRM with new Take-Home Tech kits. Learn more.
The Big Two-Zero: Happy Anniversary, Keshen Goodman Public Library
By LibrarySpacesOctober 20, 2021
On September 25, 2021, friends, family, and community members alike were invited to Keshen Goodman Public Library to celebrate a very important occasion: its 20th anniversary! The day-long event was jam-packed with awesome activities for all ages, including plenty of snacks, songs, and take-home activities. Explore our photo gallery!
15 Literary Fall Quotes
By BehindTheShelvesOctober 15, 2021
It's that time of year again where the days grow short, the air cools, and the leaves change. That time of year when you look around and see the trees ablaze with the colours of fall, pumpkins on doorsteps, orchards pregnant with apples ripe for the picking. It's such a beautiful and hopeful time of year, even if it means that winter is just around the corner. To celebrate the changing of the seasons, here are 15 literary quotes for fall that will get you into an autumnal mood!
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