March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD), which serves as an opportunity to highlight and reflect upon the status of progress made towards achieving gender equality. This year's theme is #EmbraceEquality. Explore the Library's International Women's Day & Women's History Month collection of book lists, events, and resources, here We shouted out to our Library…
What You Need to Know: Online Events with Zoom
Zoom is video conferencing software that allows participants to see each other and have conversations in real time. Learn how to use it to stay connected with friends and family, or join Library Online and other events.
Book Your Way to a Healthier You: A Library Guide for Nutrition Month 2023
Your Library has a wide variety of evidence-based resources written by Registered Dietitians that can help you make informed decisions about your health and nutrition.
The 1919 Anti-Chinese Riots: A Brief and Not At All Definitive History
The night of Tuesday, February 18, 1919 offered a small reprieve: the snow from the previous day had stopped, though the freezing temperatures were still enough to pierce the skin and leave Haligonians chilled to the bone. But something more sinister than the winter cold would roam the streets of Halifax that night. Vicky shares more in this blog post.
Freedom To Read Week 2023 Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Banned and Challenged Books
Throughout history, many books have been put to the test for their thoughts, language and opinions. This Freedom to Read Week, it's time for you to test your book knowledge.
The Freedom to Read What We Want: How Glorious is That!
Have you ever stopped to think about how incredibly important it is that you have the freedom to read any book, magazine, newspaper, or information resource you choose? Imagine now, if you were refused a copy of a book because someone else decided what you could, or could not read. Unrestricted access to read anything we want and to form our own opinions is intellectual freedom, and many of us take it for granted.
Nova Scotia Heritage Day 2023: Honouring Mi’kmaq poet Rita Joe
For Nova Scotia Heritage Day 2023, we commemorate the life and the cultural legacy of Mi'kmaq poet Rita Joe.
Othello Pollard: Remembering an Innovative Black Chef and his Life in Halifax
Uncover the legacy of renowned African-American Chef Othello Pollard, his impact on the culinary and hospitality worlds, and life in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Aromantic is a romantic orientation where a person feels little to no romantic attraction. Aromanticism exists on a spectrum and includes, but is not limited to, people who are romance repulsed, people who want to form committed non-romantic partnerships, and/or people who only develop romantic feelings on rare occasions. Learn more.
Flights, Camera, Action: A New Travel Series Encourages Black Travelers to our Community
René Boudreau is keen to help Black Nova Scotians explore their province, gain new perspectives through travel, and break down barriers. This video series helps shine light on different elements of travel.
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