We know keeping up with all the free online tools your Library offers can be hard. This is where Niche Academy can save the day. With Niche Academy's video tutorials, you can learn how to use Ancestry Library Edition, Chilton, Consumer Reports, Hoopla, Lynda.com, Novelist, OverDrive, Libby, PressReader, RBdigital, Rocket Languages, and TumbleBooks. Niche Academy also provides tutorials for popular websites like Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Gmail.
Project Gutenberg is a free, volunteer-run website that provides access to more than 50,000 digitized books, plays, and anthologies in the public domain. They provide titles in a variety of languages, and average 400 new items every month.
Do you have an upcoming trip, want to brush up on your high school French, or just love learning? Your Halifax Public Libraries' library card is your free ticket to Rocket Languages. Learn more about this online resource.
If you assume that many of our staff love to read, you've guessed right. So, we asked some of our staff members: "Why do you love OverDrive?" and they had lots of reasons to love this resource that provides access to almost 40,000 titles. The verdict is in. We officially love OverDrive, and we're sure you will too.
Is your book club always on the hunt for your next great read? Alongside our Book Club Kits, we now have a digital option for you! The hoopla Book Club Hub is yours to access, free. The best part? There are no waitlists.
Written by Aaron, staff member, Central Library | Ancestry Library Edition is free to use at all of Halifax Public Libraries' 14 branches. Once you've absorbed that awesome fact, read on.
Fall is just around the corner, summer is coming to an end, and it's time to get back into that old-school school routine. You can help your kids (or students!) hit the ground running this September with support from your Library—from online tools to helpful books.
Stream music, movies, TV shows, audiobooks, and more with hoopla. Thousands of movies, TV shows, audiobooks, e-books, comic books, and music albums are at your fingertips with hoopla. Take the library with you wherever you go. You can stream content on your computer browser, smartphone and tablet (iOS 6 and Android 4.0+ or higher), or…
By Kristine Leger, Staff Member, Halifax Central Library | With free access to Lynda.com using your library card, you can tap into a wealth of knowledge—in many surprising areas! Lynda knows everything. From screenwriting and singing to job searching and "happiness," she's got you covered. Check out our top 10 highlights.
All About Our Website | Your Halifax Public Libraries card gives you access to digital books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, movies, music, and much more. On our new site, finding it all is simple. Enter, our E-Library. Read all about exploring by format, subject, or resource type in this post.