For over 27 years, Halifax Pop Explosion Music Festival and Conference has been dedicated to bringing new-to-Halifax acts to our region. The Library is a proud partner for their concerts and music conference. Check out their 2019 playlist.
This is Mikayla Martell's story, a journey from being a learner with Literacy Help & Upgrading to being accepted as a student at Mount Saint Vincent University.
For the past 11 years, Kristi has been Halifax's resident Broadway Diva, impressing audiences far and wide with her dance moves and sewing skills. Here, Kristi talks to us about drag, Pride, RuPaul, and books.
On Tuesday, June 25, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries staff, partners, and community partners gathered for our Annual General Meeting. We are pleased to recognize outstanding community partners, volunteers, and staff members with our 2019 Impact Awards. Read more about them.
Pipukwes Latto’law (Raymond Gilbert Sewell), BA, MA is an l’nu from the Mi’kmaq district of Kespek – specifically Ge’gwapsgug. Here, he shares the memories and meaning of Indigenous music in his life.
Spring has sprung, which means the rain and mud are making their annual return to Nova Scotia. This dramatic shift from our once snowy landscape brings with it a bouquet of seasonal delights: our beloved song birds, cruise ships filled with wide-eyed tourists, open lakes and waterways begging to be explored, rooftop patios, and, of…
April 7-13, 2019, is Volunteer Appreciation Week at Halifax Public Libraries. Throughout Volunteer Appreciation Week, branches of Halifax Public Libraries are hosting Volunteer Appreciation events to say thank you to our generous volunteers. Our volunteers help shape the community we live in, and have a meaningful impact on people’s lives by dedicating their time to support Library programs and services.
On February 23, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan "The Sketcher" MacLeod, attended the exciting launch of R is for Reparations. The one-of-a-kind alphabet book was written by Halifax youth at Halifax North Memorial Public Library during African Heritage Month 2018, and shares their hopes and dreams about the global demand for redress, compensation and restitution for the horrors of the Atlantic Slave Trade.