Halifax Central Library

Halifax Central Library

5440 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS
B3J 1E9

General Inquiries: 902-490-5706
Borrowing / Renewals: 902-490-5820
Meeting Room Bookings: 902-490-5768
Same-Day Study Room Bookings: 902-490-5706
Adult Services: 902-490-5710
Youth Services: 902-490-5707

Branch Hours

Sunday* 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

* Year Round

Branch Features

Public Use Computers Book Drop
Self-Service Hold Pick-up Meeting Rooms
Self-Checkout Café
Wheelchair Accessible Wireless Internet

Upcoming Programs

One-on-One Job Search Services
with YMCA

Wednesday, May 23/9:30 am

Drop-In IT Help
Wednesday, May 23/2:00 pm

Latin American Cooking Workshop
Wednesday, May 23/6:00 pm

Greta Gerwig Film Series: Frances Ha
Wednesday, May 23/6:30 pm

English Conversation Group
Thursday, May 24/10:00 am

The Hangout: Blanket Forts
Thursday, May 24/3:30 pm

More Programs »

About Branch

Artist Cliff Eyland gives you a personal tour of his public art installation at the Halifax Central Library.

Underground Parking

  • operates seven days a week
  • gate open from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
  • $2/hour on weekdays to a daily maximum of $20 (as of March 11, 2017)
  • $1/hour on weekends to a daily maxiumum of $5 (as of March 11, 2017)
  • Payment by debit, VISA, MasterCard, and cash accepted
  • 15 minute grace period for free parking for customers running quick errands

The Sunroom:
Art at the Halifax Central Library

Book Return:
Library materials from any outlet may be returned to the book drop 24 hours a day including holidays.

By Bus:
For bus route service to this branch, please contact Metro Transit at (902) 490-4000 or visit them online.

Branch Manager:
Sharon Haley-Mancini