Have you ever wanted to create an object but didn’t know where to start? 3D Printers make it possible to dream and do it! Here, Madie shares tips on 3D printing—including using the ones in our Lou Duggan Creative Studio.
Created in partnership with Autism Nova Scotia, the Library has four different Autism Tools kit bags available for borrowing. Sensory Tools, Visual Tools, Communication Tools, and Fidget Tools kits feature a variety of items to explore for people of any age. This is a great way to discover which tools work best for you.
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
In the age of social distancing and Library closures, Library staff dreamed up many new ways to reach and entertain community members. Meet the Grab & Go Kit—fully stocked to-go bags of goodies, a guide, and/or supplies!
Just like math or reading, coding has become a foundational skill. Learning about coding helps kids develop their creativity as well as their problem-solving and logic skills. Learning about coding also helps them understand the world around them. If you’re interested in getting your kids started with coding, here are 7 resources to teach coding to kids.
Available to read in English and Arabic | SuperNOVA and Halifax Public Libraries are providing access to educational technology for kids across the HRM with new Take-Home Tech kits. Learn more.
Written by Technology Intern, Kara-Lyne | "Turn the world around you into a place to explore, learn, and create with Augmented Reality (AR)! AR technology takes elements from the real world and adds a tech twist."
Sensory play is a great activity for children (and adults) of all ages. In fact, play-based learning and sensory activities play an important role in your child’s development until at least age seven. Here, we share 3 of our favourite sensory mediums—paint, slime, and bubbles—and ideas for getting hands-on.
Written by Halifax Central Library staff member, Shelby | Curious about what makes buying a KPop album different than a regular CD? Unbox the secrets that lie inside, with Shelby's latest KPop blog.