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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Mail-Order Catalogues: Dream Books

Written by Kristine, staff member, Halifax Central Library | It’s strange—some of my most vivid memories from childhood involve quiet hours sitting with those extremely delightful things that arrived in the mail every year: the Christmas Wish books from Simpsons, Eatons, and Sears. Now, Halifax Public Libraries houses many of these catalogue "time capsules."
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The Journey of a Book: Part 1

Written by Sarah, staff member, Collection Development | Have you ever wondered how a book ends up on the shelf at your Library? We're taking you behind the scenes of our Collection Management Department to see how books are ordered, processed, and delivered. It's basically like an episode of How It's Made, Library Edition. Bonus: A reading list of our Collection team's favourite books of all time.
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