Upcoming Events

Opening Night Celebration for African Heritage Month

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries | Hosted live on YouTube by the Library

Share in the Library's annual community celebration and help us launch African Heritage Month 2021. Opening Night features traditional ceremonies, musical entertainment by local artists, and special greetings from dignitaries and honoured guests.

In partnership with the Black History Month Association


How to participate

View the live stream on our YouTube channel. Or, go to @hfxpublib on Twitter or Facebook to click and watch live.

Tech Requirements: All devices are accepted.

The experience will be like watching a movie. Your video and microphone will be off.


Your privacy is important to us

No recordings, screenshots, or photographs will be permitted by hosts or participants.

Please be mindful of your visible and audible background environment in protection of your privacy and in ensuring a safe space for all participating.


Resources


- Thursday January 28th @ 7:00pm - 8:00pm Adults | All Ages | Teens

Puppet Show: Anansi & the Moss Covered Rock

Hosted on Zoom by the Library.

Join us for an online puppet show and see what adventures our puppets are having this time.

Anansi is a trickster spider that finds a magical, moss-covered rock. Watch and find out what happens next!

All ages


How to Participate

Register 1 spot per household/device. You will be emailed an invitation link to Zoom and instructions the day of the event.

Tech Requirements: All devices are accepted.

This program will be webinar style. You will be able to see and hear the programmer in real-time, but no one will be able to see or hear you.

New to Zoom? Don't worry, we'll take a few minutes to show you. It'll be easy!


Registration ends at 9:30 AM the day of the event.


Your privacy is important to us

No recordings, screenshots, or photographs are permitted by hosts or participants.

Please be mindful of what we can see and hear from your household to protect your privacy and provide a safe space for all.


Resources

- Thursday February 4th @ 10:30am - 11:00am Kids | Preschoolers Registration Required.

Black Genealogy in Nova Scotia with Allister Barton

TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

This family tree presentation aims to promote and encourage the study of Black genealogy in Nova Scotia. The presenter will illustrate pictorial stories and biographical sketches, based on archival documents and special collections, to draw attention towards a lost chapter in Black Nova Scotian history.


What you can expect

You can participate with video and/or microphone on, or sit back and watch. Stay for the Q&A.


How to attend

Register 1 spot per participant. You will be emailed an invitation link to Zoom and instructions before the day of the event.

Tech Requirements: All devices are accepted.

New to Zoom? No problem. Instructions will be emailed to you, and we’ll be there to guide you.


Registration ends at 11:00 AM on February 6.


Your privacy is important to us

No recordings, screenshots, or photographs will be permitted by hosts or participants.

Please be mindful of your visible and audible background environment in protection of your privacy and in ensuring a safe space for all participating.


Resources


- Saturday February 6th @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm Adults Registration Required.

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Thank You

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