Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Your Library is good for your health. Whether you're attending an online or in-person class, borrowing active living gear, or exploring wellness books, we're proud to be a place you can rely on to take care of your mind and body. Explore the events, resources, and reads below, and do something good for your health today.

Blogs & Resources

Free Rapid Test Kits Are Available

Look for safety protocols and plan to pick up your free COVID-19 rapid test kit at your Library.

Be an Artist or Innovator in Residence

Now due May 10: The Library is accepting proposals for our May-December Residency. Available grants range from $10,000-50,000. Apply now!

Health & Wellness Resource Centre

Access a wealth of information on health-related topics including fitness, pregnancy, diseases, treatments, and prescription drugs.

Cochrane Library

Get informed about your health. Explore databases packed with quality, independent health research summaries—plain language recaps included.

Autism Tools: Borrow and Explore

In collaboration with Autism Nova Scotia, we have created kit bags filled with Sensory, Fidget, Communication, and Visual Tools.

Health Reference Center Academic

Access periodicals and reference materials on nursing, allied health professions, and general personal health.

NSHA is coming to the Library for drop-in vaccine clinics

Drop-in vaccine clinics will take place at several library locations for the Pfizer vaccine, and first or second dose.

A Teen's Opinion on Racial Bias in Healthcare

In her latest blog, Teen Blogger Theertha shares her thoughts on racial bias and its negative impact on healthcare systems around the world.

World AIDS Day 2021

December 1 is World AIDS day, a time to reflect on the global response to HIV. Learn more, and explore helpful reading resources.

Your Library in Phase 5

Beginning Oct. 4, Proof of Full COVID-19 Vaccination will not be required to visit libraries, but will be required to attend programs.

Theertha Explores the Human Heart

Celebrate Science Literacy Week with Teen Volunteer Theertha, as she explores the human heart.

Gendervague: Autistic + Trans

Staff member Zso explores the term gendervague, a neurodivergent experience of trans identity, and shares studies and books to learn more.

Read-Alike Recommendations: Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Check out these compelling, healing, and empowering reads like the incredibly popular, Untamed by Glennon Doyle.

Nutrition Month: Start Your Wellness Journey

To kick off Nutrition Month, Library Dietetic Intern, Niousha, dives into how healthy eating looks different for everyone.

5 Tips for Making Self-Care a Priority

Written by Teen Blogger, Parisa | Here are some basic self-care tips you can focus on daily to help you be your healthiest self.

How To: Use Light Therapy Lamps

Soak up some much-needed winter rays at the Library with our Light Therapy stations and To-Go lamps.
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