Written and sourced by Esraa, Newcomer Service Advisor, Keshen Goodman Public Library. Here are a few questions you may have about Ramadan. We are happy to provide some basic answers; and encourage you to visit Library collections, displays, and events throughout this special time to celebrate or learn more.
Halifax Public Libraries has had the honour of working with the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia and Halifax Transit for the past three years to bring the Poetry in Motion initiative to life.
Read the beautiful story of MichNat Fashion Designs, and its owner and creator, Funmi Odeniyi. "My fashion tells a story about the past and present, but it always points to a story that uplifts and reminds people that they can glow even through trying times."
The Lou Duggan Creative Studio is open for business! And we're in the business of making things. This free, accessible makerspace is all yours. Read on to discover more about our equipment, programs, and DIY opportunties. #LouDugganCreativeStudio The Lou Duggan Creative Studio is open for business! And we're in the business of making things. The
"When I first started looking into the archival records on the Cogswell Interchange at the Halifax Municipal Archives, it was to do a bit of research for a social media post, and maybe add some detail to our web exhibit to coincide with the current redesign of the Cogswell Interchange area. But it became quickly apparent that there was just too much material there—we have metres of material from different government departments, Halifax City Council, and citizen’s groups, to condense into a quick post." Written by Archives Technicia, Elena, explore her findings on this piece of Halifax history.
When you visit Halifax Central Library (and many of our other branches!) at this time of year, you’ll see our Haft-Seen table in the main Lobby, celebrating this special occasion. Wishing you a Happy Nowruz, and if you’d like to learn more, here are some resources to look into!
In honour of African Heritage Month 2022, try testing your knowledge of popular literature written by authors of African descent with this fun quiz!
When a company tries to sell a product by making it seem like it is eco-conscious when in reality it’s not, this is called greenwashing. It's becoming more common as consumers like us are trying to do our best to choose environmentally-friendly or sustainable products. Companies recognize that sustainability sells, and they might try to cash in without actually providing a sustainable product. How can you catch greenwashing and avoid falling prey to it? Read on for tips!
Written by Staff Blogger, Vicky | "If you were a Canadian watching TV in the 1990s, you knew about Sir Sandford Fleming...During his lifetime, Fleming may have received recognition both nationally and internationally for his accomplishments in standardizing time zones and railways, but his primary legacy in Halifax is something you’re not likely to see reenacted on television. After Fleming gave the world the gift of time, he gave Nova Scotia the gift of space: Sir Sandford Fleming Park."