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

Upcoming Events

Puppet Show: Akimba & the Magic Cow

Akimba keeps losing his magic animals to his tricky friend.  Will he ever learn?


All ages


Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before start time.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Alderney Gate Public Library - Saturday February 2nd @ 10:30am - 11:00am All Ages | Kids | Preschoolers Registration Required.

Movie Matinee: BlacKkKlansman

Rated 14A | 2018 | 2h 15min

Ron Stallworth, an African American police officer from Colorado Springs, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan branch with the help of a Jewish surrogate who eventually becomes its leader. 

BlackkKlansman (Dvd) is based on actual events. 

Starring John David Washington and Adam Driver.


Tickets will be given out 60 minutes before the start time.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Woodlawn Public Library - Wednesday February 6th @ 1:30pm - 3:45pm Adults

Puppet Show

Watch the Igbo folk tale, The Flying Tortoise come to life with puppets.


Ages 2-5



TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries



Halifax North Memorial Public Library - Thursday February 7th @ 10:30am - 11:30am Terry Symonds Auditorium Preschoolers

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