Witamy! From early immigrants to Cape Breton in the first two decades of the twentieth century, through refugees of two world wars, war brides, and emigres fleeing communism, to a multitude of professionals, labourers, academics, and artists who have come from the lands of Poland to make a new homeland in Canada, the small but vibrant Polish Nova Scotian community has been making and continues to make significant contributions in all parts of this province.
Borko and Dada's one-of-a-kind love story continues on through the Library's collection. A one-of-a-kind donation of Serbian language titles, made in Dada's memory, will spread love and learning to others, from Serbia to Canada.
Carol McAllister and Siva Tatisetti spent time together as a volunteer and learner pair with the English Language Learning program at Woodlawn Public Library. Their story is one of standing by each other to reach further and achieve more than what was expected.
This year, 2022, marks 10 years since gender identity and gender expression were added as protected characteristics under the Nova Scotia Human Rights Act in December of 2012. This legislative change meant significant progress for trans, non-binary and gender-queer people in Nova Scotia. Learn more and reflect here.
Social worker and community connector, Rajean Willis reflects on her Library talk show series, and what it means to see someone else's perspective.
Written by Guest Blogger, Kate Foster The Avenue is a small, but significant, historically Black community at the end of Crichton Avenue in Dartmouth. Only a handful of Black families live there today, but the community was once home to over 130 residents and spread over a larger area of land, near Mic Mac Mall…
Written by Madie | The answer to a why the ocean is so special is breathtakingly simple: The ocean supports all life on Earth. But how the ocean takes care of us, and why we need to take care of it in return, needs a deep dive.
Expressionism in painting has grown popular in the contemporary Iranian art community. Here, Mahboubeh and Farah take a deeper look at inspirations and local artists.