Halifax Public Libraries is monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19. This post will be updated as decisions are made that may affect service. Effective Monday, March 16, all branches of Halifax Public Libraries will be closed for three weeks as a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19.
Serving the public is always a priority for Halifax Public Libraries, and right now, our community members’ best interests are on all our minds. You can now call us with questions you'd usually ask in person, or just to chat.
Runs upon a time... Halifax Pubic Libraries was an Official Charity Challenge Team in the 2020 Blue Nose Marathon. When you join Halifax Public Libraries' Charity Challenge Team, The Page Turning Pavement Pounders, you’ll make your Blue Nose Marathon weekend even more significant because your hard work is also benefiting your local Libraries. Sign up today!
Our communities are growing, and many newcomers are choosing Halifax as their new home. Become an ELL volunteer tutor. Help us make their experience welcoming.
Halifax Public Libraries and MetroWorks Employment Association are collaborating to create a new café space at Keshen Goodman Public Library.
Your ability to access e-books is in jeopardy. Publishers charge libraries extremely high prices for copies of e-books and e-audiobooks, and beginning November 1, 2019, Macmillan Publishers, one of the five largest print publishers in the world, will impose a limit of one digital copy of new releases for public libraries. Find out how you can support the fight for equitable access.