Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for everyone to remember and honour the Indian Residential School Survivors in the spirit of reconciliation. Please take the opportunity to review this small selection of material collected about Indian Residential School System and Orange Shirt Day.
September means many things: cooler weather, back to school, sweaters, and visits to the apple orchard. Kick-start your creativity with simple crafts using freshly picked apples, and, afterwards, carefully wash and peel the apples to enjoy a healthy, delicious snack!
Science Literacy Week (Sept. 21-17, 2020) showcases the diversity of Canadian science and the culture it's embedded in. Libraries, museums, science centres, schools, and not-for-profits come together to highlight the books, movies, podcasts and events that convey the excitement and influence of science in our everyday lives. It’s about each and everyone’s unique relationship with science and how they live it. Halifax Public Libraries is proud to partner with Science Literacy Week. Here are some of our newest science books!
Written by Teen Blogger, Ella | At a time when women were mostly excluded in discussing ideas about art and how to change the world, Hannah Höch was one of the first female artists in the 20th century to actively promote the idea of women working creatively in society.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it's science! Science takes so many different forms, and all of them are interesting. We have compiled some of the coolest science books for kids to check out this Science Literacy Week and beyond.