Ghost Story Writing Contest

Prepare for howling winds, creepy characters, ghostly ships, strange apparitions, and things that go “bump” in the night. Our 29th Annual Ghost Story Writing Contest, sponsored by the Helen Creighton Folklore Society, invites youth to enter their best spooky summer campfire story. Get writing and send us some thrills and chills. Contest Rules: The contest is open…
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PressReader: Read All About the Library’s Latest News Resource

Halifax Public Libraries has added another digital resource to our Magazines and Newspaper collection. PressReader is an online portal anyone can access from Library computers or WiFi connections. Users can read at the Library, or borrow an item found via the PressReader app to read at home. The digital service gives readers a connection to…
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Dartmouth North Opens Doors to New Outdoor Library & Playground

Halifax, N.S., June 29, 2018 — On Friday, June 29, Halifax Public Libraries and the Halifax Regional Municipality are unveiling Dartmouth North’s newest outdoor hub. The outdoor library is one of the first in Canada—a modern public space that brings together nature, technology, and people. “Public libraries provide places for exploration and connection,” says Åsa…
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Books Now Boarding

Meet the Latest Arrivals at the Airport Next time you’re at Halifax Stanfield, you’ll have something new to check out. We have installed 2 very cool, very futuristic, library kiosks at the airport where you can borrow and return library books. One is located pre-security near Centre Court so you can pick up a book…
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Halifax North Renovation News

We’re ready to make a great first impression at Halifax North Memorial Public Library. We’re reconfiguring spaces to make the Library more accessible, functional, and welcoming. This is the first in a series of renovations we have planned for Halifax North. Open during renovations Construction will be ongoing until the early days of July. The…
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Alderney Gate Renovation News

We’re excited to share news about changes to the entrance of Alderney Gate Public Library. Beginning Wednesday, June 6, the front lobby of Alderney Gate will be abuzz with activity. Changes will include a dedicated music and performance space, a lounge area with comfortable seating, a one-stop service desk, an additional self-checkout station, and a…
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New Summer Hours in Hubbards

Community members in Hubbards will be happy to know there is now more time to explore, read, and play on Saturdays during the summer. Summer hours Tuesdays 12:00-7:00 PM Wednesdays 1:00-8:00 PM Thursdays 1:00-8:00 PM Fridays 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Saturdays 9:00 AM-3:00 PM The change in summer hours is a response to requests from our…
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