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    Cooking Club for Newcomers Cooking Club for Newcomers

    Join us for a 4-week cooking series. Share recipes, tell stories of cooking and culture, and make and eat food together. Sign up now! Join us for a 4-week cooking series. Share recipes from home, tell stories of cooking and culture, and make and eat food together. Sign up now! Staff List

    Second-Generation Immigrant Stories Stories from Second-Generation Immigrants

    recommended by HfxPL_Adults In honour of the launch of Making Waves: Stories of Second-Generation Immigrants, Halifax Public Libraries has partnered with Immigration Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), to put together this book list focusing on the newcomer experience. We've partnered with Immigration Services Association of Nova Scotia to put together series of books focusing on the newcomer experience. Blogpost

    Book Returned After Nearly 60 Years Hello, Old Friend: Book Returned After Nearly 60 Years

    By LibraryLife In December 2018, Tim Madden stumbled across an overdue Library book in his Ontario home. We mean really overdue. "I discovered a book in our family library that belongs to 'Dartmouth Public Library,' Diplomacy In The Nuclear Age by Lester B. Pearson—checked out on Dec 21, 1959." In late December 2018, Tim Madden stumbled across an overdue Library book in his Ontario home. We mean really overdue. Blogpost

    Video Tutorials for Library Resources Niche Academy: Video Tutorials for Library Resources

    By BehindTheShelves We know keeping up with all the free online tools your Library offers can be hard. This is where Niche Academy can save the day. Through video tutorials, learn how to use tools like Ancestry, Consumer Reports, hoopla, Libby, PressReader, RBdigital, Rocket Languages, and more. We know keeping up with all the free online tools your Library offers can be hard. This is where Niche Academy can save the day. Blogpost

    Ep10: Christian Bale, Are You Listening? Episode 10: Christian Bale, Are You Listening?

    By Teens Music and movies reign supreme in the latest It Came From the Second Floor teen podcast, with Buddy Holly and the 2019 Oscars in the spotlight. Music and movies reign supreme in the latest It Came From the Second Floor teen podcast, with Buddy Holly and the Oscars in the spotlight. Listen Now Follow on Instagram

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    Easter Holiday Hours Easter Holiday Hours

    All branches and departments of Halifax Public Libraries will be closed Friday, April 19, Sunday, April 21, and Monday, April 22 for the Easter holiday. All branches and departments of Halifax Public Libraries will be closed for the Easter holiday. Blogpost

    Susan the Sketcher: Newfangled Music Susan the Sketcher: Newfangled Music

    On March 28, the Library's volunteer artist sat in on the newfangled tunes and discussions of Janice Isabel Jackson and Barbara Pritchard. On March 28, the Library's volunteer artist sat in on the newfangled tunes and discussions of Janice Isabel Jackson and Barbara Pritchard. View the Sketch Story Blogpost

    Stellar Study Spaces at Central Library Stellar Study Spaces at Central Library

    By LibrarySpaces Get your books, pens, snacks, and coffee, and prepare to crush exam season with some of our favourite quiet study spots at Central Library. Get your books, pens, snacks, and coffee, and prepare to crush exam season with some of our favourite quiet study spots at Central Library. Blogpost

    What Bedford Told Us What Bedford Told Us

    We asked: "What does the best possible Library service look like to you, Bedford?" Take a look at our infographic to see your feedback. We asked: "What does the best possible Library service look like to you, Bedford?" Take a look at our infographic to see your feedback. View Infographic Staff List

    Giggle Makers & Tummy Shakers Giggle Makers & Tummy Shakers

    recommended by HfxPL_Kids Warning! These quirky, silly giggle inducing picture books may result in uncontrollable laughter, tears of joy and sore bellies. Warning! These quirky, silly giggle inducing picture books may result in uncontrollable laughter, tears of joy and sore bellies. Event

    The Evidence Speaks: Basic Income The Evidence Speaks: Basic Income

    Apr 27th | 9:30am - 4:00pm Central Library This free, 1-day conference features speakers Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, Evelyn Forget, and Vince Calderhead. This free, 1-day conference features speakers Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard, Evelyn Forget, and Vince Calderhead. Blogpost

    Episode 11: You Do You, Mr. Tarantino Episode 11: You Do You, Mr. Tarantino

    April's It Came From the Second Floor episode starts with Deadheads, moves into movie directors, and finishes off with a bite of fast food. April's It Came From the Second Floor episode starts with Deadheads, moves into movie directors, and finishes off with a bite of fast food. Listen Now Staff List

    Anne Shirley, Home Child Anne Shirley, Home Child

    recommended by HfxPL_LocalHistory Did you know that popular, red-headed Anne of Green Gables was a Middlemore Home Child? Read more about the inspiration behind the stories. Did you know that popular, red-headed Anne of Green Gables was a Middlemore Home Child? Read more about the inspiration behind the stories. Blogpost

    New Autism Tool Kit: Communication Tools New Autism Tool Kit: Communication Tools

    By BeyondBooks We've added a new kit to our collection of Autism Tools. Learn what's included in the Communication kit, and borrow and explore today. We've added a new kit to our collection of Autism Tools. Learn what's included in the Communication kit, and borrow and explore today. Website

    Mindfulness Mindfulness

    Be here, now. And be mindful of these free mindfulness events at the Library. Be here, now. And be mindful of these free mindfulness events at the Library. Staff List

    It's Election Year! It's Election Year!

    recommended by HfxPL_Newcomers These books for youth help explain how the Canadian government and elections work and why it is important to get out and vote! These books for youth help explain how the Canadian government and elections work and why it is important to get out and vote!

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