COVID-19 Closure: Effective 12:00am Wednesday, November 25, all branches of Halifax Public Libraries will be closed for in-person service until further notice, with the exception of Sheet Harbour Public Library. All branches will continue to offer Curbside Pick-up. Click here for more information. Stay safe. 

Potential COVID-19 Exposure - Issued November 21: The Library has been notified by Public Health of a potential COVID-19 exposure that occurred on November 16, from 3:00pm-5:30pm at Halifax Central Library. ​Click here for further updates on the status of Library service.

Management Team

Branch Service Managers

Kathleen Peverill Senior Service Manager, Central District

  • Halifax Central Library
  • Halifax North Memorial Public Library
(902) 490-7171
peverik@halifax.ca
Maureen Collier Service Manager, Eastern District

  • Cole Harbour Public Library
  • Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library
  • Musquodoboit Valley Library Office
  • Sheet Harbour Public Library
  • Woodlawn Public Library
colliem@halifax.ca
Janice Fiander Service Manager, Basin District

  • Alderney Gate Public Library
  • Bedford Public Library
  • Dartmouth North Public Library
  • Sackville Public Library
(902) 490-5991
fiandej@halifax.ca
Helen Thexton Service Manager, Western District

  • Captain William Spry Public Library
  • J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library
  • Keshen Goodman Public Library
  • Tantallon Public Library
(902) 490-6428
thextoh@halifax.ca
Hannah Colville Manager, Programming and Community Engagement - Central District

  • Halifax Central Library
  • Halifax North Memorial Public Library
(902) 490-3831
colvilh@halifax.ca
Elinor Crosby Manager, Programming and Community Engagement - Western District

  • Captain William Spry Public Library
  • J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library
  • Keshen Goodman Public Library
  • Tantallon Public Library
crosbye@halifax.ca
Ken Williment Manager, Programming and Community Engagement - Basin District

  • Alderney Gate Public Library
  • Bedford Public Library
  • Dartmouth North Public Library
  • Sackville Public Library
willimk@halifax.ca
Vacant Manager, Programming and Community Engagement - Eastern District

  • Cole Harbour Public Library
  • Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library
  • Musquodoboit Valley Library Office
  • Sheet Harbour Public Library
  • Woodlawn Public Library

Management Team

Åsa Kachan Chief Librarian and CEO (902) 490-5868
libraryceo@halifax.ca
Alison Lucio Executive Assistant to the Chief Librarian and CEO (902) 490-3991
lucioa@halifax.ca
Mairead Barry Senior Manager, Strategy (902) 490-5898
barryma@halifax.ca
Karen Dahl Senior Manager, Programming and Community Engagement (902) 490-5864
dahlk@halifax.ca
Terry Gallagher Senior Manager, Finance and Facilities (902) 476-4067
gallagt@halifax.ca
Sara Gillis Senior Manager, People and Culture (902) 490-6339
gillissar@halifax.ca
Debbie LeBel Senior Manager, Access  (902) 490-2946
lebeld@halifax.ca
Kevin Crick Manager, Information Technology (902) 490-5764
crickk@halifax.ca
Cathy Maddigan Manager, Labour and Employee Relations (902) 490-7107
maddigc@halifax.ca
Dave MacNeil Manager, Collections and Access (902) 490-2703
macneid@halifax.ca
Danielle Dungey Assistant Manager, Halifax Central Library (902) 490-5804
dungeyd@halifax.ca
Cynthia Gatto Manager, Collection Development (902) 490-5875
gattoc@halifax.ca
Amanda Fullerton Manager, Service Design (902) 476-8608
fullera@halifax.ca
Marcus James Manager, Community Connections 902-490-5759
jamesma@halifax.ca
Kate MacDonald Manager, Halifax North Memorial Public Library 902-490-5777
macdoka@halifax.ca
Heather MacKenzie Coordinator, Volunteer Services 902-490-6789
mackenh@halifax.ca
Darla Muzzerall Manager, Research and Analysis (902) 490-5795
muzzerd@halifax.ca
Shannon Robilliard Manager, Finance (902) 490-5867
robills@halifax.ca
Roshanak Sadeghi-Zadeh Manager, Human Resources  (902) 490-5830
sadeghr@halifax.ca
Hilary Skov-Nielsen Coordinator, Adult Programming (902) 490-5822
skovnih@halifax.ca
Laurel Taylor Manager, Fund Development (902) 490-5869
taylorl@halifax.ca

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