Encouraging Curiosity

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.
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Pablo’s Story

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...
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The Lucas Family’s Story

It’s a sunny Saturday at Sackville Public Library, and the Lucas family has travelled in from Beaver Bank to post up and do some exploring. Maliah, who is 9, comes in from playing by the Community Garden to join her three brothers. They’ve kicked off their boots and are exploring items from the Library’s Autism Tool Kits, created in partnership with Autism Nova Scotia...
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LGBTQ+ Health: The Library Guide

Relevant, inclusive health information for members of the LGBTQ+* community, and for healthcare providers, researchers, and those studying to enter into those roles, is a necessity. And yet, it can be hard to find. Through a partnership between Dalhousie Libraries, Nova Scotia Health Authority Library Services, and Halifax Public Libraries, an online guide highlighting LGBTQ+ health resources has been created. LGBTQ+ Health is the happy result of this alliance. 
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