By Keshen Goodman Library staff member, Leah | "It has been many years since I have read Anne of Green Gables, and, as I read the book out loud over the last year as part of Halifax Public Libraries' Virtual Library, I was quickly transported back to the White Way of Delight, the Haunted Wood, and the Lake of Shining Waters."
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.
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.
Available to read in both English and Arabic | Curbside Pick-up is open for service! Contactless pick-up is available at all locations of Halifax Public Libraries.
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 the Halifax municipal election happening on Oct. 17, expand your reading list this fall to include a title or two from this democracy themed reading list.
Books and libraries hold a special place in our heart. These are some favourite quotes about these community and literary treasures.
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.