March 2019 is Read Local Month at Halifax Public Libraries. Every week in March, the featured title from our Read Local e-book collection will be available for unlimited download throughout the week. That's right, no waitlists!
On Thursday, January 24, the Black History Month Association and Halifax Public Libraries celebrated the beginning of African Heritage Month in Halifax with a full-house crowd of community members. Read on to look back on photographs and moments from the evening.
Written by Jyoti, staff member, Woodlawn Public Library | People relate to cultures through interactions and experiences, not just books. As the communities around us become more and more diverse, as part of Culture Days 2018, we at Woodlawn Public Library wanted to showcase different aspects of multiculturalism through live performances, interactive displays, and delicious food.
By Shelby, staff member, Alderney Gate Public Library | In recognition of Mi’kmaq History Month, Shelby shares thoughts on some of our Mi’kmaw books. Here are 3 titles you will want to check out.
The Acadian and Francophone community in Nova Scotia includes 34,585 people with French as their mother tongue. This represents 3.8% of the population of Nova Scotia. We are proud to host many books and resources in our collection created by and about our Acadian and Francophone community, as well as a digital, historical display at Central Library titled L'acadie et la francophonie: Notre histoire / Our Story. Learn more about these resources.
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...
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