Science & Environment

Science & Environment

Science and environment are woven into every minute of everyday life. We create, nurture, and expand our understanding of our world through thoughts and actions every day. Exploration is not limited to size: you can find wonder in a grain of sand or a whole galaxy. Your Library is a launch point for growth and discovery—check out our collection of books, videos, activities, and events to start a new scientific, environmental journey.

Your climate change resource.

Wherever you are on your journey of climate action, your Library is here for you.

On your resource page, we'll collect a variety of links leading you to positive action plans and news. We'll help you to deepen your knowledge of climate issues and connect you with local leaders and activities.

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Blogs & Activities

Urban Biodiversity: Green is Good, Colourful is Better

Through LEGO workshops with community members, Artist & Innovator in Residence, Christine Hempel proposes ideas for biodiversity in Halifax.

Let's Go Gardening, All Year Long

Grow your gardening knowledge at the Library! Dig into our free, year-round gardening workshops. Sarah tells you more.

Hello, Goodbye, and the (Library) Space in Between

Hear from Lou Duggan Creative Studio interns; Madie and Naomi, about their experiences working on STEAM activities and more at the Library.

2022 Update: Lil Floof and Family

Lil Floof and her family have become Library stars, with many Haligonians following the family tree. Meet the newest chicks on our rooftop.
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