A guest blog written by Autism Nova Scotia | Over the last 2 years, Autism Nova Scotia and Halifax Public Libraries have collaborated to develop an autism-friendly library system in HRM. By providing a variety of accessible resources and experiences, this partnership is paving the way for community understanding, acceptance, and inclusion.
Written by Canada Business Network | Canada Business Network has presented previously at Central Library's Small Business Café on this topic.
This year, 50 talented young writers between the ages of 7 and 15 entered their creepy creations into the Halifax Public Libraries Ghost Story Contest. The terrifying tales were enough to keep 3 very brave judges awake all night, their eyes wide in terror. Read the 7 winning stories...if you dare!
If Small Business Month 2018 (October) was any indication, small business in Nova Scotia is booming, under the management of the best and brightest minds. This October, we were fortunate to host events with many local leaders. Here's a round-up of their best tips for small business owners.
On September 6, 2018, Eastern Passage welcomed its new Library kiosk to the Tallahassee Recreation Centre, and community members got the chance to meet their new neighbour. The new kiosk serves as a Library resource for residents of Eastern Passage, offering a new way to borrow books.
By Guest Blogger, Sally Marchand, WISEatlantic | Do you remember when you were younger and everything around you seemed so fascinating? Asking your parents and teachers, “why is the sky blue?” or “how do airplanes stay up?”? It seems that for most of us, the older we get, the less curious we are about the world around us.
When Pablo was little, he practiced English a lot at the Woodlawn Public Library. He’s 10 now and goes to the Library for books all the time. Pablo read 42 books in Summer 2017 for the TD Summer Reading Club. He ended up winning the grand prize. His class cheered EXTRA loud when they heard the news: Pablo was going to become Mayor for a Day...
Written by Guest Blogger and Word on the Street 2018 featured author, Lesley Crewe | According to the experts, we all need more mindfulness and mediation in our lives, and increasingly, our youngest children are in dire need of these practises, given the amount of distractions that plague them daily. Luckily the solution is a library.