We are pleased to celebrate International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD), December 3, through 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 “Fighting for Rights in the Post-COVID-19 Era."
Artist and Innovator in Residence: Israel Ekanem, My Podcast Story
By LibraryLifeNovember 14, 2022
"A story, properly told, can change the world. One person at a time." Meet Artist & Innovator in Residence, Israel Ekanem.
Whatever Happened to Freshwater Brook? – A Brief and Not At All Definitive History
By LocalHistoryNovember 14, 2022
Wet, swampy, earth that fed multiple rivers and streams was once abundant in scenes in and around Halifax. One of the most substantial of these waterways was Freshwater River, or Freshwater Brook. If you were to go for a stroll downtown today you might have trouble finding it. So what happened to this water source? Where did it go and where can we find it today? Let’s take a look at the history of Freshwater Brook and discover where it might be hiding.
A Renovation in Reflection: Keshen Goodman Public Library Archival Photos – 2001
By LibrarySpacesNovember 10, 2022
For many, it feels like only yesterday that Keshen Goodman was the new branch on the Library scene, having opened its doors in 2001. Enjoy a true #ThrowbackThursday with some archival photos of what the Library looked like when it was first built!
Ghostly Getups: A Halloween 2022 Round-Up
By LibraryLifeNovember 2, 2022
From our ghoulish crew to you—Happy Halloween! Trick-or-treat yourself to our annual round-up of staff Halloween photos.
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