• Lift Every Voice 2016 Des Adams performs spoken word honouring the No. 2 Construction Battalion.

Upcoming Events

Healing Hate with Compassionate Action
A Conversation with Rais Bhuiyan

Rais Bhuiyan was the victim of a brutal racist attack after 9/11. He forgave his attacker and created the organization World Without Hate. Hear him speak on forgiveness, healing, and compassion.

In partnership with Consulate of the United States

Keshen Goodman - Monday February 26th @ 7:00pm

Celebrating Business:
A BBI Networking Event

Please join us in celebrating the contribution of Black and Visible Minority Entrepreneurs to our city and province through BBI’s Celebrating Business: Networking Event. This is an opportunity to network, learn, build connections, and enjoy culturally diverse communities.

Event location: Paul O'Regan Hall

TD presents African Heritage Month with Halifax Public Libraries; In partnership with Black Business Initiative


Central - Tuesday February 27th @ 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Discover African Cuisine
Cooking Workshop

Ages 6-Adult

Discover some of the flavours of Africa with Chef Mary Nkrumah of Mary's African Cuisine/ Noblemay Catering. With her expert guidance, we will learn how to make a special African dish in this hands-on workshop. Families are welcome. To register, please call 902-865-3744 or visit us at the Information Desk.

TD presents African Heritage Month with Halifax Public Libraries

Sackville - Tuesday February 27th @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Thank You

Thank you to our 2018 Community Advisory Group for guiding and enriching African Heritage Month programs and content.

  • Lou Gannon | Africville Heritage Trust
  • Russell Grosse | Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia
  • Karen Hudson | Auburn High School
  • Tracey Jones-Grant | Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Kesa Munroe-Anderson | HRM/NS Human Rights Commission
  • Sylvia Parris | Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute
  • John Wedderburn | Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute‚Äč

Thank you to the individuals and organizations who have brought African Heritage Month to life through events at the Library.

  • Africa Festival of Arts and Culture Society
  • African Nova Scotian Music Association
  • Africentric Learning Institute (ALI)
  • Africville Heritage Trust
  • Ashanti Leadership and Professional Development Services
  • Black and Immigrant Women Network Association of Nova Scotia
  • Black Business Initiative
  • Black History Month Association
  • Delmore "Buddy" Daye Learning Institute
  • Global Afrikan Congress - NS Chapter
  • Halifax Jazz Festival
  • Health Association of African Canadians (HAAC)
  • Promoting Leadership for African Nova Scotians in Health (PLANS)
  • TD Halifax Jazz Festival
  • TeensNowTalk Magazine