Whether you're looking to connect with family on Skype, or struggling to create a resume with Microsoft Word, we can sit with you and offer some training.
Fall is just around the corner, summer is coming to an end, and it's time to get back into that old-school school routine. You can help your kids (or students!) hit the ground running this September with support from your Library—from online tools to helpful books.
You can easily print items from your computer, smartphone, or tablet while at the Library. With mobile printing, you can do this from home or on the go. There are 2 easy ways to send a print job from your device: email your print job to the location where you want to pick it up, or use our mobile printing service, PrinterOn, through your web browser or via the PrinterOn app. This post will walk you through both options.
By Kristine Leger, Staff Member, Halifax Central Library | With free access to Lynda.com using your library card, you can tap into a wealth of knowledge—in many surprising areas! Lynda knows everything. From screenwriting and singing to job searching and "happiness," she's got you covered. Check out our top 10 highlights.
Coffee. Conversation. Connection. Find it all at our monthly Small Business Café at Halifax Central Library. One Monday a month, local entrepreneurs, business experts, and community members get together at the Library to talk about industry news, business insights, and opportunities in Halifax and beyond.
Stay safe while you explore online. For kids and parents alike, it's a good idea to keep these online safety tips on hand when using the internet at the Library, at school, and home.
Explore Nova Scotia and all the tales it has to tell. Borrow Anywhere, Return Anywhere (BARA) is a collaborative program offered by a provincial network of public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries. It's your library, everywhere you go.
Fake news used to be easy to spot. Who doesn’t remember those tabloid headlines that screamed “Elvis is Alive” or “I was Bigfoot’s Love Slave!” These days it’s a little trickier to discern fact from fiction. It doesn’t help that up to ¾ of us are getting at least some of our news from social media, where fake news runs rampant. This useful infographic and tips from your friendly Library team can help you root through fact and fiction.
When visiting us here online, there’s a whole world of information at your fingertips. You don’t even need to leave home to explore it. Find recommendations, seek answers to niggling questions, and stay up-to-date with world news. We’ve got a database for that.
Read Away Your Fines is the free and easy way for kids and teens to use the power of reading to clear fines from their Halifax Public Libraries cards. For every 15 minutes spent reading at the Library, $2.00 will be credited toward your fines. Settle in, and watch your fines fly away. Simply check…
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