May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. To celebrate, we have put together a list of novels and memoirs written by Canadian writers of Asian descent. Check out one of these titles and read your way across the many diverse countries that are part of Asia.
When Charles R. Saunders (1946-2020) began writing his Imaro series, he likely had no idea how it would touch readers and change their lives, how it would inspire them to pick up their own pens and write the stories they had inside. Read his story.
Teo (Mateo) Ferguson is a creator, model, and advocate for Black and queer communities. In this post, he celebrates his Jamaican roots, and reflects on the meaning of 'listening' as it relates to Black culture and history.
Damini Awoyiga is a teenager with a passion for making change, using her countless talents in countlessly creative ways. Her new poem, Our Crowns, shared here, highlights and celebrates the beauty and uniqueness of Black hair.
Teyana Haley is a creator, lifestyle blogger, fashion enthusiast, and proud mother. Here, she writes about creating a brighter future for her son and other Black youth.
Keonté Beals is a multi-talented award winning artist and entertainer from North Preston, Nova Scotia. Here, he reflects on what it means to take action, be resilient, and be authentically Black.
Halifax Public Libraries strives to inspire people of all ages to make a difference in their community. That's why we are pleased to share some exciting news about Ava, a young inventor and library lover from Musquodoboit Valley!
As you celebrate Francophonie Month this year, and beyond, we invite you to reflect on, honour, and learn from the life of local community builder, George Couttreau. March