Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week: A Reading List

Sexual and Reproductive Awareness Week (Feb. 11-15, 2019) was designed by Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights to raise awareness and share information about the history of and continued fights for reproductive autonomy, to learn more about how to stay safe and healthy, and to celebrate our bodies and everything that they are capable of. If you're interested in learning more, or joining the conversation online, check out this list of related Library resources.
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A Q&A with Evelyn C. White, Author of Alice Walker: A Life

In honour of the Library’s The Color Purple event series, and Alice Walker’s 75th birthday, we sat down with Evelyn C. White, journalist, relatively new Haligonian, and official biographer of Alice Walker: A Life. Halifax Public Libraries was honoured to be able to spend time with Evelyn and learn more about her career and her relationship with Alice Walker, and to discuss all things The Color Purple.
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Building a History

Many of us wish that we could learn more about the history of our homes, and the buildings we see and visit every day. Wouldn’t it be interesting to learn more about their design, who lived there before, or how neighborhoods grew and evolved around them?
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Read to Me

Read to Me distributes a free bag of books and resources to the family of every baby born in Nova Scotia. These carefully curated packages are delivered right at the hospital bedside for new parents and their babies.
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