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Ep10: Christian Bale, Are You Listening? Episode 10: Christian Bale, Are You Listening?

Music and movies reign supreme in the latest It Came From the Second Floor teen podcast, with Buddy Holly and the 2019 Oscars in the spotlight.
Music and movies reign supreme in the latest It Came From the Second Floor teen podcast, with Buddy Holly and the Oscars in the spotlight.

Glass Slipper Prom Dress Giveaway Glass Slipper Prom Dress Giveaway

Paul O'Regan Hall was transformed into the closet of every princess' dreams. See some magic moments from this colourful event.
Paul O'Regan Hall was transformed into the closet of every princess' dreams. See some magic moments from this colourful event.

Free Tax Clinics Free Tax Clinics at Halifax Public Libraries

Complete your tax return at a free tax clinic throughout March & April at your local branch.
Free tax clinics are available through Halifax Public Libraries and the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program for eligible community members. Contact your local branch today to book an appointment.

A Q&A with Evelyn C. White A Q&A with Evelyn C. White, Author of Alice Walker: A Life

In honour of the Library’s The Color Purple event series, and Alice Walker’s 75th birthday (February 9), we sat down with Evelyn C. White, journalist, relatively new Haligonian, and official biographer of Alice Walker: A Life.
In honour of The Color Purple series, and Alice Walker’s 75th birthday, we sat down with Evelyn C. White, author of Alice Walker: A Life.

What is the Cultural Access Pass? What is the Cultural Access Pass?

This program for newcomers will help you explore all Canada has to offer—free. Learn more, and pick yours up at the Library today.
This program for newcomers will help you explore all Canada has to offer—free. Learn more, and pick yours up at the Library today.

A Volunteer's Thoughts on Volunteering A Volunteer's Thoughts on Volunteering

Volunteers are an essential part of the Library. Here, Hugh shares his story of volunteering with the Library's English Language Learning program. “It’s all about finding connections. The Library offers a safe, inviting space for people new to Nova Scotia to learn and connect.”  
“It’s all about finding connections. The Library offers a safe, inviting space for people new to Nova Scotia to learn and connect.”  

Books Now Boarding Books Now Boarding

Meet the latest arrivals at the Airport. We've partnered with Halifax Stanfield to offer you a new way to borrow books, on the fly.
Meet the latest arrivals at the Airport. We've partnered with Halifax Stanfield to offer you a new way to borrow books, on the fly. Visit one of our new lending kiosks at the Airport to check out your latest travel companion. Bon voyage!

Even More Local E-Books Even More Local E-Books

50 new local e-books have been added to our collection! Discover these and hundreds more for download through OverDrive.
50 new local e-books have been added to our collection! Discover these and hundreds more for download through OverDrive.

Light Therapy at the Library Light Therapy at the Library

During these short and cold days of winter, feel free to (literally) borrow some daylight from us. Learn more about our Light Therapy stations and To-Go Lamps.
During these short and cold days of winter, feel free to (literally) borrow some daylight from us. Learn more about our Light Therapy…

An Emphasis on Food Learning Halifax Public Libraries Adds Emphasis to Food Learning

This fall, the Library welcomed its new Food Literacy Specialist, Emily Glover. "Everyone has food memories and food stories from the past, so bringing the two together and adding the educational component will offer a great resource to our community."
This fall, the Library welcomed its new Food Literacy Specialist. Learn more about food-based programs and resources at the Library.

2018 Cultural Showcase at Woodlawn 2018 Cultural Showcase at Woodlawn Public Library

Written by Jyoti, staff member, Woodlawn Public Library | As part of Culture Days 2018, we worked with community partners to showcase different aspects of multiculturalism through live performance, interactive displays, and delicious food. Look back on this wonderful celebration.
Written by Jyoti, staff member, Woodlawn Public Library | As part of Culture Days 2018, we worked with community partners to showcase…

The Journey of a Book The Journey of a Book

Have you ever wondered how a book ends up on the shelf at your Library? We take 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, the Library Edition.
Ever wondered how a book ends up on the shelf at your Library? We take you behind the scenes of our Collection Management Department to…

Our Teen Blog Our Teen Blog

By teens and for teens, this is the place for creative musings, random thoughts, reviews & recommendations, and teen podcast news.
By teens and for teens, this is the place for creative musings, random thoughts, reviews & recommendations, and It Came From the Second Floor teen podcast news.

Pablo's Story Pablo's Story

Be Brave: Be Mayor. Pablo was our TD Summer Reading Club 2017 grand prize winner. If you win in 2018, you could lead Halifax too!
Be Brave: Be Mayor. Pablo was our TD Summer Reading Club 2017 grand prize winner. If you win in 2018, you could lead Halifax too!

Lesley Crewe on Mindfulness & Libraries Lesley Crewe on Mindfulness and Libraries

A guest blog from Word on the Street Halifax 2018 featured author, Lesley Crewe. "You’re never lonely in a library. There are friends within an arm’s reach, and unlike real life, if you don’t like them, you just put them back quietly; no messy excuses or long goodbyes."
"You’re never lonely in a library. There are friends within an arm’s reach, and if you don’t like them, you just put them back quietly..."

The Lucas Family's Story The Lucas Family's Story

The Lucas family explores the Library's Autism Tool Kits: "We can count on the Library to be a place with something for all of us."
The Lucas family explores the Library's Autism Tool Kits: "We can count on the Library to be a place with something for all of us."
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