Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week: A Reading List

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.
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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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Proud Pride 2018 Moments

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.
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Teen Books for Everyone Book Club

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!
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Happy Canada Day, Eh?

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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