Sexual and Reproductive Awareness Week (Feb. 11-15, 2019) was designed by Action Canada for Sexual Health & Rights to raise awareness and share information about the history of and continued fights for reproductive autonomy, to learn more about how to stay safe and healthy, and to celebrate our bodies and everything that they are capable of. If you're interested in learning more, or joining the conversation online, check out this list of related Library resources.
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.
Fall is here, and the reading is plentiful. Your busy summer has come to an end, and it is time to unwind with a good book. Library staff from our various branches have hand-picked a few favourites for you to enjoy this fall.
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.
This year, we hosted a variety of events in honour of Halifax Pride 2018, ranging from lively events like RuPaul's Drag Race Trivia and Fabulous Fantastic Storytime with Rouge Fatale and the Ukulady, to reflective discussions and sharing sessions like Venus Envy's Reading Out Loud. As always, we were thrilled to be part of Halifax Pride's annual Pride Parade on July 21—and this year welcomed our new friend, Pixie the unicorn van. Read on, and view our gallery to take a look back at Pride 2018 with us.
Fireflies and starry skies light up August evenings. And these books will keep your whole month aglow with adventure, wit, and magic. Top off your TD Summer Reading Club list with some suggestions picked specially for you.
We're hip to the fact that you're never too old to enjoy teen books. Explore the adventure, heartbreak, and angst of being a teenager with some of today's best YA fiction. This book list features all the 2018-19 picks for Keshen Goodman's Teen Books for Everyone Book Club. Join the club as a member and discuss them all, or simply enjoy these reads on your own. It's up to you—you're an adult, after all!
Popsicles, swimming, and campfires top our list for July fun. So do these books we've handpicked specially for our TD Summer Reading Club readers.
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...