Grandmother, mother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece, daughter-in-law, cousin, friend, neighbour. In partnership with the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre, we want to honour and remember the spirits of over 4,000 missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada, educate our communities about this epidemic, and empower us to move forward together in reconciliation and change.
HRM, the Library, and community members have worked to compile this collection of performances, recipes, and other activities to celebrate Asian Heritage Month virtually.
On Saturday, December 14, 2019, Jane Doucet and Craig Pothier were wed at Halifax Central Library. Their story is truly romance novel-worthy. Jane and Craig met
J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library (J.D.S) is celebrating 50 years in Hubbards, December 2019. Here, we share some of the favourite community memories we've gathered so far.
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.