Our beautiful country spans from coast to coast to coast, and there is much to celebrate on July 1. We’re the proud home of the double-double, loonies, toonies, and the delightful culinary concoction we call poutine. Our languages have developed alongside our unique history and reflect the many diverse groups who call Canada home...
By Jocelyn Covert, Staff Member, Bedford Public Library | Remember how our parents used to kick us out of the house with the direction, “Go play!,” and we actually did? We played wherever, with whatever. This is “loose parts play.” It’s certainly not a new concept, but it’s definitely become a new focus for schools, daycares, and libraries.
If you’re hungry for summertime fun, the TD Summer Reading Club is ready to feed your passions. Registration is now open for the 2018 program and we’re eager to see your smiling little faces. Come into any branch to register and pick up your very own notebook to track your summer reading. We’ll help you set a goal for the summer and even get you started with some great recommendations—it really is one of our favourite things to do.
Stay safe while you explore online. For kids and parents alike, it's a good idea to keep these online safety tips on hand when using the internet at the Library, at school, and home.
Now that you’ve registered your account and tried out some of the new features, there are a couple of things to note regarding My Account / My Profile, and privacy.
Explore Nova Scotia and all the tales it has to tell. Borrow Anywhere, Return Anywhere (BARA) is a collaborative program offered by a provincial network of public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries. It's your library, everywhere you go.
Local Art in The Sunroom | On display June 9 to August 18, 2018 in The Sunroom at Central Library, Old Bones | New Bones by Adam Lanigan is a photographic exploration of Halifax's changing urban landscape.
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.
It Came from the Second Floor Teen Podcast | On this month's episode, we’re chatting with a bestselling author, judging local authentic Korean food, and sharing tips for keeping your chill during exam time.