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2020 has given us time to reflect, innovate, reminisce on the "good old days," and of course...read! We at Halifax Public Libraries take pride in our reading achievements and love sharing recommendations with our fellow literary lovers. Check out some of our staff members' favourite stories, old and new, read within the past year.
Written by Claudia, staff member, Halifax Central Library | Flying to Sable Island in a prop plane was the realization of a dream of mine. My father had been to the Island many years ago and his recollections of the wild ponies fuelled my imagination and desire to live the experience myself.
Library staff members live lives of wonder and intrigue in their daily work. Outside of work, many s
With Zoom's custom background setting, you can look like you’re calling from faraway places and sandy beaches. Now, you can show up to a Zoom meeting from your favourite local Library. In this blog post, find photos from some of our branches that you can use as Zoom backgrounds.
Our team is working on bringing as much of the Library experience to you, at home, as we can. Others around the world and here in Halifax are doing the same—sharing their time and talents to create a sense of togetherness.
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.