Each month, your Library hosts a wide variety of special programs. You can download our monthly program listings here, as they become available. We'll keep this post up-to-date with the latest booklets so you can know what's on the go, while you're on the go.
This month, we’re showing you what happens when books (and other Library materials) arrive at a branch. To keep things interesting, we’ll be taking a look at our beautiful Central Library.
On May 13, 2019, during Asian Heritage Month, Susan the Sketcher captured the event "Experience Tinikling" at Halifax Central Library. A group of dancers from the Filipino Association of Nova Scotia presented Tinikling dance to showcase Filipino Heritage.
On May 4, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer sketch artist, Susan "the Sketcher" MacLeod attended the event, Why Immigrants are an Asset at Halifax Central Library. She was able to capture some of presenter, Danish immigrant Pernille Fischer Boulter's, thoughts here.
On March 28, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan "The Sketcher" MacLeod, sat in on the newfangled tunes and discussions of Janice Isabel Jackson and Barbara Pritchard at Halifax Central Library's Newfangled Music event. View the sketch story.
In late December, 2018, Tim Madden stumbled across an overdue Library book in his Ontario home. We mean really overdue. He reached out to Janice Fiander, Manager of (the now named) Alderney Gate Public Library: "I discovered a book in our family library that belongs to “Dartmouth Public Library.” Book ID# 327 P362 , Diplomacy In The Nuclear Age – Lester B. Pearson, 1959. Checked out on Dec 21, 1959 and not returned."
On Saturday, February 9, Paul O'Regan Hall was transformed into the closet of every princess' dreams. The space was filled with dresses, shoes, and jewellery—all available for free. See some magical moments from this colourful event.
On Thursday, January 24, the Black History Month Association and Halifax Public Libraries celebrated the beginning of African Heritage Month in Halifax with a full-house crowd of community members. Read on to look back on photographs and moments from the evening.