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.
We danced, we sang, we had a ball. On December 13, the witches and wizards of Halifax came out to celebrate the 4th Annual Yule Ball in Paul O'Regan Hall at Halifax Central Library. Click through to read all about it and view a gallery of photos from the magical evening.
Actor, author, and Montreal Canadiens fan, Jay Baruchel, visited Halifax Central Library to discuss hockey, family, and being Canadian.
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.
On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, Halifax Public Libraries looked back on another year of successes at our Annual General Meeting, and celebrated the volunteers, staff, and community partners who went above and beyond.
The great outdoors are incredibly great in Dartmouth North. On June 29, 2018, Halifax Public Libraries and the Halifax Regional Municipality officially unveiled our new Dartmouth North Community Centre and Library's outdoor library and playground...
On May 12, 2018, Halifax Central Library was invaded by Stormtroopers, Superheroes, Pokémon, and more for our 4th Annual Mini-Con. It was a fabulous full-day, all-ages celebration of all things geek.
We're open! Halifax Public Libraries and Halifax Regional Municipality are proud to invite you into your newly renovated Musquodoboit Harbour Recreation Centre and Library space. The Library, Community Centre, and Fitness Centre have been completely refurbished, creating a vibrant, modern, and accessible space for everyone. The upgrades include new heating, electrical, and lighting systems, accessible…
Local Art in The Sunroom | It's official: We let the sunshine into our new art exhibit space—The Sunroom. On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Åsa Kachan, Chief Librarian and CEO of Halifax Public Libraries, hosted a meet and greet in this beautiful 5th floor space at our Central Library. In her welcoming remarks, she highlighted the importance of art in public spaces. The opening show “As Time Goes By” by local artist Shelley Mitchell makes it easy to connect and reflect on life in Halifax—her interpretation of local scenes translates her unique point of view as an artist into a universal experience for all to share.
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