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13 year old Anishinaabe girl from Wikwemikong First Nation will address the UN as an advocate for water conservation. She was the only child from Canada to be nominated for the 2017 International Children's Peace Prize.
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IT professionals are being recruited to do a "digital tour of duty" to improve Canada's online services. via
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Five engaging books to add marginalized voices to teen reading lists: via
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Halifax Libraries 24h
Kwaussie (Kiwi + Aussie), and other "words of the year" announced so far: via
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Halifax Libraries Dec 16
Hanukkah traditions have a long, varied, and often delicious, history. via
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Halifax Libraries Dec 16
A definite “Yes”!
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Halifax Libraries Dec 16
Revised: All branches and departments of Halifax Public Libraries will be closed Sunday, December 24, Monday, December 25, Tuesday, December 26, Sunday, December 31 and Monday, January 1. Regular hours resume on Tuesday January 2. Happy Holidays!
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Halifax Libraries Dec 16
Replying to @amy_macdonald88
You're correct! Thank you. We resume regular hours on Tuesday January 2nd.
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Halifax Libraries Dec 16
An early sketch by Sir Isaac Newton has been recently uncovered in the walls of his childhood home: via
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Halifax Libraries Dec 15
Let's face it, constructing a house out of cookies and candy is not in everyone's wheelhouse, and that's okay. via
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Accessible Media Inc Dec 15
.'s checks out a new program in called Read.Ability that uses story-time to educate young children about people with disabilities and breaking down barriers. 📚
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Halifax Libraries Dec 15
Scientists have discovered 100 million year old fossilized tick trapped in amber that fed on dinosaur feather. First direct evidence of a parasite-host relationship between ticks and dinosaurs.
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Halifax Libraries Dec 15
We live to serve. English Conversation Group learners and tutors dish up holiday cheer in Paul O'Regan Hall at our annual potluck.
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Halifax Libraries Dec 15
Replying to @nyuurnibe @SNartiss
You are right. At Halifax Central our SAD lamps light up the top/5th floor in general fiction. Our other lamp is based on the 4th floor in the Local History Room. We have ones at other branches, too, for people who don't live downtown.
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Halifax Libraries Dec 15
Replying to @valleylibs
Here's our secret: we use an iPad app called DoInk. It's by educators and easy to use. We have a green screen, but you can calibrate the app for any vividly coloured background. Feel free to DM us with your contact. We'll gladly share more info.
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Change of Step Dec 14
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Halifax Libraries Dec 15
Thank you very much, . Working with your staff has been one of the highlights of our year. Here's to more innovation in accessibility in 2018.
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Matthew McCarthy Dec 14
The best film of 2017 is screening at Saturday 1:30pm. GOOD TIME feat Robert Pattinson.
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Halifax Libraries Dec 15
Canadian award nominees pick their best books of 2017: via
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Halifax Libraries Dec 15
Fah who for-aze, Dah who dor-aze. Welcome, welcome, Bring your cheer (to holiday events at the Library).
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