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On February 23, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan "The Sketcher" MacLeod, attended the exciting launch of R is for Reparations. The one-of-a-kind alphabet book was written by Halifax youth at Halifax North Memorial Public Library during African Heritage Month 2018, and shares their hopes and dreams about the global demand for redress, compensation and restitution for the horrors of the Atlantic Slave Trade.
It Came From the Second Floor Teen Podcast | Music and movies reign supreme in this month's podcast episode, with Buddy Holly and the 2019 Oscars in the spotlight.
Written by Kristine, staff member, Halifax Central Library | In today’s world of easy air travel it’s hard to believe that only a century ago human flight was still a novelty. It’s been just a little over a hundred years since very the first short powered flights of the Wright brothers in 1903. Now, at any given moment, hundreds of thousands of people are in the air across the globe.
Art in The Sunroom | On display March 20 to April 30, 2019 in the Sunroom & First Nations Circle at Central Library, pîkiskwe-speak: An Invitation to Conversations in Reconciliation.
Written by Guest Blogger David Johnston aka The Amazing Mr. J, Magician & Entertainer | The Amazing Mr. J will be performing a series of magic shows at the Library this March Break.
On Saturday, February 9, Paul O'Regan Hall was transformed into the closet of every princess' dreams. The space was filled with dresses, shoes, and jewellery—all available for free. See some magical moments from this colourful event.
March 2019 is Read Local Month at Halifax Public Libraries. Every week in March, the featured title from our Read Local e-book collection will be available for unlimited download throughout the week. That's right, no waitlists!
On January 24, 2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan "The Sketcher" MacLeod, ventured to Central Library to listen to a discussion with and reading by Halifax's Poet Laureate, Afua Cooper.