Did you know that October is Canadian Library Month? This is an opportunity to reflect on the invaluable role that libraries play in the lives of Canadians across the country. Canadian libraries are doing some pretty cool things right now—from adding inspiring items to their collections, to reaching out with innovative programs.
STEM is all the rage. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, and experts everywhere have been touting it as a must-have component of education. Lucky for us, a member of our staff wrote the book on STEM programming for libraries. Literally. Chantale Pard is a Youth Services Librarian at Keshen Goodman Public Library and the author of a new book, STEM Programming for all Ages. We're chatting with her to learn more about this STEM-tastic accomplishment.
This year, we hosted a variety of events in honour of Halifax Pride 2018, ranging from lively events like RuPaul's Drag Race Trivia and Fabulous Fantastic Storytime with Rouge Fatale and the Ukulady, to reflective discussions and sharing sessions like Venus Envy's Reading Out Loud. As always, we were thrilled to be part of Halifax Pride's annual Pride Parade on July 21—and this year welcomed our new friend, Pixie the unicorn van. Read on, and view our gallery to take a look back at Pride 2018 with us.
Now that you’ve registered your account and tried out some of the new features, there are a couple of things to note regarding My Account / My Profile, and privacy.
On May 12, 2018, Halifax Central Library was invaded by Stormtroopers, Superheroes, Pokémon, and more for our 4th Annual Mini-Con. It was a fabulous full-day, all-ages celebration of all things geek.
All About Our Website | Our new site provides you with even more access to, and control over your Library account. This post shows you how to register your existing Library account here on our new website.
All About Our Website | If we've got it, you'll find it by searching our catalogue. Books, e-books, audiobooks, movies, music, special items—they're all here. And on our new site, searching is simpler than ever. In this post, we've laid out 8 quick tips for discovering items in our catalogue.
All About Our Website | We have a lot in our catalogue, and you have a lot on your mind. On our new site, you can make your own lists, comment on items, and share ratings with the Library community. It’s easy. Read on for our 5-star how-to.
All About Our Website | With the arrival of our new website, you're also the proud new owner of your own virtual bookshelf. Congratulations! With My Shelves, you can manage all of your Completed, In Progress, and For Later items at a glance. Plus, these shelves never get dusty. In this post, we've answered a few common questions about shelves to help you get them sorted.