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.
Written by Guest Blogger Steve MacLellan, P.Eng, "The Financial Engineer." Steve has presented at Central Library's Small Business Café on this topic.
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...
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.
On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, Halifax Public Libraries looked back on another year of successes at our Annual General Meeting, and celebrated the volunteers, staff, and community partners who went above and beyond.
Written by Guest Blogger Laura Walton, YouTuber "Cinderella Sew." Laura has presented on this topic at Central Library's monthly Small Business Café.