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.
“Be yourself. Unless you can be a unicorn, In that case, you should always be a unicorn.” Pride Week in Halifax is a bright and energetic time; and a time for reflection and learning. View Halifax Public Libraries' Pride Parade gallery.
On June 25, 2019, the Library's volunteer sketch artist, Susan MacLeod, beamed into a UFO event at Alderney Gate Public Library. View the sketch story.
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."