John Prescott Mott and Mott’s Chocolates: A Brief and Not at All Definitive History

"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.
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Intersex Non-Fiction: Memoirs, Guidebooks, and More

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!
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The Big Two-Zero: Happy Anniversary, Keshen Goodman Public Library

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!
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15 Literary Fall Quotes

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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Aromantic Reads

Aromantic is a romantic orientation where a person feels little to no romantic attraction. Aromanticism exists on a spectrum and includes, but is not limited to, people who are romance repulsed, people who want to form committed non-romantic partnerships, and/or people who only develop romantic feelings on rare occasions. Learn more.
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