The Cobequid Past & Future project is a collaboration between Bedford and Sackville Public Libraries to preserve local history and generate new stories for future generations. Click here to view all posts about the Cobequid Past & Future Project. Shots of the Sackville River, Bedford Basin, and others through the years. Floods, community hockey games…
A diverse, significant, and beautiful picture of Cobequid's past has emerged from the audio clips gathered at our Bedford and Sackville Library branches. Residents of Bedford, Sackville, Lucasville, Fall River, Waverly, and Beaver Bank have shared these stories of growing up, their favourite places, the changes they've seen through the years, and cultural and community milestones.
What do you imagine the future will look like where you live? Students in grades 4 to 6 in the Cobequid Region entered a story writing contest to predict the future of their neighbourhood.
Photos of the Cobequid Past & Future wrap-up party held on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Residents of the Region and those who contributed to the Project gathered to view the products and celebrate Cobequid.
Cobequid through the years. Community members and organizations contributed their photos to preserve and shape an image of the past including the old Acadia School, the Sackville Downs Racetrack, the Bedford Basin and Railway, and many more memories.
Local youth at the 2017 Summer Reading Club kick-off party at Sackville Public Library envisioned what they think the future will look like and created paintings for the Cobequid Past & Future time capsule.
Written by Aaron, staff member, Central Library | Ancestry Library Edition is free to use at all of Halifax Public Libraries' 14 branches. Once you've absorbed that awesome fact, read on.
2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Mi’kmaq History Month and, in this spirit, we are pleased to share with you 25 works by Mi’kmaq authors and artists.
Written by Kristine, Staff Member, Central Library | Cemeteries are as much about life as they are about death. They are a link to our past, quiet places where garden landscapes thrive, and they provide a visible reminder to cherish life while we have it.
By Shelby, staff member, Alderney Gate Public Library | In recognition of Mi’kmaq History Month, Shelby shares thoughts on some of our Mi’kmaw books. Here are 3 titles you will want to check out.