Written by Amy, staff member, Central Library Postcards: A snapshot The earliest known picture postcard was sent in London, England in 1840. Writer, Theodore Hook, hand-painted the card and mailed it to himself. Historians believe it was probably intended as a practical joke on the British Postal Service, as the painted image depicts busy Postal…
On Saturday, December 14, 2019, we celebrated a very special anniversary. Five years ago, on December 13, 2014, Halifax Central Library.
2019 was a year for the books! Here are some fun facts about borrowing and trends from the past year at the Library. Note: These stats do not include all of December 2019. Borrows, Visits, and Answers Halifax Public Li
On December 7, 2019, J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library supporters, fans, and past and present staff members showed up to celebrate 50 years of this "community hub." View the gallery.
Each month, your Library hosts a wide variety of special programs. You can download our monthly program listings here, as they become available. We'll keep this post up-to-date with the latest booklets so you can know what's on the go, while you're on the go.
On October 5, 2019, Cole Harbour Public Library celebrated its 30th Anniversary. It was a great day full of community spirit and conversation.
2019 was a busy year for e-reading at Halifax Public Libraries, with just over 1,000,000 e-books and e-audiobooks borrowed. As the year draws to a close, there's no time like the present to recap what items flew off our online shelves and onto your phones, tablets, and e-readers in 2019. 2019 e-book chart-toppers If you…