Our collection opens a window onto the world, reflecting international, national and local content.


Curiosity is alive and well in our libraries, where inquisitive minds of all ages explore literature, information and new technology.


Here for everyone, inviting you to spend time in our spaces, enjoy our programs, engage with others and share ideas.

Community Spaces
Community Spaces

A welcoming, safe place where people of all backgrounds, young and old, can feel connected to each other and their city.

Explore the Results

See the results of what you shared with us.

Pop-Up Community Conversations

Come over and chat with us. Tell us about your ideas for the future of the Library in your community.

Saturday, July 16

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Fairview Titus Park

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Spryfield Lions Rink

Saturday, July 9

9:30 am – 11;00 am
East Preston Recreation Centre

11:30 am – 1:00 pm
North Preston Community Centre

Wednesday, July 6

7:00 am – 9:00 am
Woodside Ferry Terminal, Dartmouth

Friday, June 10

10:15 am – 1:00 pm
Cole Harbour Public Library

2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Woodlawn Public Library

Thursday, June 9

10:15 am – 1:00 pm
Alderney Gate Public Library

2:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Halifax North Memorial Public Library

Wednesday, June 8

10:15 am – 1:00 pm
Keshen Goodman Public Library

2:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Sackville Public Library

Tuesday, June 7

10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Sheet Harbour Public Library

2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library

Monday, June 6

5:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Halifax Central Library

Saturday, June 4

2:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Halifax Central Library

Friday, June 3

10:15 am – 1:00 pm
Tantallon Public Library

2:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Captain William Spry Public Library

Thursday, June 2

10:15 am – 1:15 pm
Dartmouth North Public Library

6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Bedford Public Library

Wednesday, June 1

2:30 pm – 5:15 pm
J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library


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Martha Stratton is a valued user of her public library. She spends her days on the internet and her nights with her springer spaniel and newly-minted husband. When not falling down a Netflix rabbit ho…

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Anneka Janes is a Teen Library Assistant. She’s bright, fierce, passionate, and a true champion of teens at Woodlawn Public Library.  “What’s going on at Teen Night?!” Not a question you …

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Kelli WooShue is the Manager of eServices at Halifax Public Libraries. She enjoys gadgets and is always looking for new technologies to share with our customers and communities. Meet Betsy. She’s th…

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