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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.

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..."

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!

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."

Our 2017-2018 Annual Report Our 2017-2018 Annual Report

Look back on the past year with us. Enjoy a collection of stories from the people who bring our Libraries to life. Stories from you.
Look back on the past year with us. Enjoy a collection of stories from the people who bring our Libraries to life. Stories from you.

All About Our New Website Learn All About Our New Website

Welcome to our new Halifax Public Libraries website! Our website combines our collection of books and items seamlessly with Library news,…
Welcome to our new website. We think you’ll love how it seamlessly combines our catalogue, events, and latest news. We've written some How To articles to help you register an account and get started, so you can borrow and explore better than ever before. Let's go!

My So-Called Life My So-Called Life

recommended by HfxPL_Teens
Check out one of these coming of age stories to remind you that, while growing up is hard, nobody else knows what they are doing either.
Check out one of these coming of age stories to remind you that, while growing up is hard, nobody else knows what they are doing either.

Atlantic Canada's Playground Atlantic Canada's Playground

recommended by HfxPL_Kids
Celebrate Nova Scotia—the beauty, the history, the talent—with these Nova Scotian authors.
Celebrate Nova Scotia—the beauty, the history, the talent—with these Nova Scotian authors.

It Came From the Second Floor It Came From the Second Floor

By Teens
Is this thing on? We're making airwaves in the podcasting world. Learn about our monthly podcast made by teens, for teens.
Is this thing on? We're making airwaves in the podcasting world. Learn about our monthly podcast made by teens, for teens.

Let's Play in Squiggle Park Let's Play in Squiggle Park

We're tickled green to provide free access to Squiggle Park: a magical, monster-filled world of reading games.
We're tickled green to provide free access to Squiggle Park: a magical, monster-filled world of reading games.

How You Brought Our Brand to Life How You Brought Our Brand to Life: Part 1

It's our one-year brandiversary, and we're looking back with pride on the paper, pixels, and playfulness that have shaped the past year and the Library experience moving forward. Learn more about the symbolism behind our new brand.
It's our one-year brandiversary, and we're looking back with pride on the paper, pixels, and playfulness that have shaped the past year.
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