We know keeping up with all the free online tools your Library offers can be hard. This is where Niche Academy can save the day. With Niche Academy's video tutorials, you can learn how to use Ancestry Library Edition, Chilton, Consumer Reports, Hoopla, Lynda.com, Novelist, OverDrive, Libby, PressReader, RBdigital, Rocket Languages, and TumbleBooks. Niche Academy also provides tutorials for popular websites like Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Gmail.
March is Read Local Month at Halifax Public Libraries. Every week in March, the featured title from our Read Local e-book collection will be available for unlimited download throughout the week. That's right, no waitlists!
Sexual and Reproductive Awareness Week (Feb. 11-15, 2019) was designed by Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights to raise awareness and share information about the history of and continued fights for reproductive autonomy, to learn more about how to stay safe and healthy, and to celebrate our bodies and everything that they are capable of. If you're interested in learning more, or joining the conversation online, check out this list of related Library resources.
Project Gutenberg is a free, volunteer-run website that provides access to more than 50,000 digitized books, plays, and anthologies in the public domain. They provide titles in a variety of languages, and average 400 new items every month.
Do you have an upcoming trip, want to brush up on your high school French, or just love learning? Your Halifax Public Libraries' library card is your free ticket to Rocket Languages. Learn more about this online resource.
December 21st is National Crossword Day, and our annual holiday Yule Ball is upon us, so we have created a fun crossword in celebration. Click through to download and print this Harry-Potter themed puzzle. Consider it our holiday gift to you.
If you assume that many of our staff love to read, you've guessed right. So, we asked some of our staff members: "Why do you love OverDrive?" and they had lots of reasons to love this resource that provides access to almost 40,000 titles. The verdict is in. We officially love OverDrive, and we're sure you will too.
Is your book club always on the hunt for your next great read? Alongside our Book Club Kits, we now have a digital option for you! The hoopla Book Club Hub is yours to access, free. The best part? There are no waitlists.
With the use of your Library card, you can access the Chilton Library, a database of repair and maintenance manuals for vehicles from the 1940s to the newest models.
Imagine if everyone in our province read the same title. That is the aim of One Book Nova Scotia (1BNS), a province-wide community reading event for adults. Nova Scotians are invited to read, discuss and get excited about the same book. Learn more about the initiative and 2018's absorbing book selection: Annabel by Kathleen Winter.