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.


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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.


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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



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

Puppet Show

Join this special George Dixon puppet show and watch local history come to life.


Ages 5+


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Halifax North Memorial Public Library - Thursday February 7th @ 11:30am - 12:30pm Terry Symonds Auditorium Preschoolers

Storytime: African Animals

Celebrate African Heritage Month with us with stories, songs, and crafts about African animals.


Ages 1-5


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J. D. Shatford Memorial Public Library - Friday February 8th @ 10:30am - 11:30am Preschoolers

African-American Read In

Let's get together to celebrate African Canadian and African American authors with stories and crafts for everyone.

This program is aimed at preschoolers and their caregivers, but everyone is welcome


The African-American Read In is a worldwide event established in 1990 as part of African Heritage Month to promote diversity in children's literature, encourage young people to read, and shine a spotlight on African American authors.


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Keshen Goodman Public Library - Saturday February 9th @ 10:30am - 11:30am All Ages | Kids | Preschoolers

Asimevo Cloth Patterns

Join us to re-create an African Asimevo Cloth Pattern using paper and chalk.


Ages 5+  

Children under 5 are welcome to attend if assisted by an adult


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J. D. Shatford Memorial Public Library - Saturday February 9th @ 11:00am - 1:00pm All Ages

Movie Matinee: Detroit

Rated 14A | 2017| 2h 25min

Detroit is a fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots. 

A group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds. 

Starring John Boyega and Anthony Mackie.

Woodlawn Public Library - Wednesday February 13th @ 1:30pm - 3:45pm Adults

African-American Read In

Let's get together to celebrate African-Canadian and African-American authors, illustrators, and musicians.

This program is aimed at preschoolers and their caregivers, but everyone is welcome.


The African-American Read In is a worldwide event established in 1990 as part of African Heritage Month to promote diversity in children's literature, encourage young people to read, and shine a spotlight on African American authors.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library - Friday February 15th @ 10:30am - 11:30am All Ages | Kids | Preschoolers

Music & Movement: African Dance Workshop

Celebrate the importance of music and movement in African cultures with an energetic and interactive performance by instructors who are trained in traditional dances from Kenya, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.


In partnership with the Maritime Centre for African Dance


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Captain William Spry Public Library - Saturday February 16th @ 2:30pm - 3:30pm Adults | All Ages | Kids | Teens

African-American Read In

Let's get together to celebrate African-Canadian and African-American authors, illustrators, and musicians.

This program is aimed at preschoolers and their caregivers, but everyone is welcome.


The African-American Read In is a worldwide event established in 1990 as part of African Heritage Month to promote diversity in children's literature, encourage young people to read, and shine a spotlight on African American authors.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries


Sheet Harbour Public Library - Tuesday February 19th @ 10:45am - 11:45am All Ages | Kids | Preschoolers

African-American Read In

Let's get together to celebrate African-Canadian and African-American authors, illustrators, and musicians.

This program is aimed at preschoolers and their caregivers, but everyone is welcome.


The African-American Read In is a worldwide event established in 1990 as part of African Heritage Month to promote diversity in children's literature, encourage young people to read, and shine a spotlight on African American authors.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Alderney Gate Public Library - Wednesday February 20th @ 9:45am - 10:15am All Ages | Preschoolers Registration Required. Group registration is required. To register, call us at (902) 490-5748.

Puppet Show: Melba's Trombone

Based on Katheryn Russell-Brown's children's book Little Melba and Her Big Trombone about a talented, young, Black musician.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Keshen Goodman Public Library - Wednesday February 20th @ 10:30am - 11:00am All Ages | Preschoolers

African-American Read In

Let's get together to celebrate African-Canadian and African-American authors, illustrators, and musicians.

This program is aimed at preschoolers and their caregivers, but everyone is welcome.


The African-American Read In is a worldwide event established in 1990 as part of African Heritage Month to promote diversity in children's literature, encourage young people to read, and shine a spotlight on African American authors.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Alderney Gate Public Library - Wednesday February 20th @ 10:30am - 11:00am All Ages | Preschoolers Registration Required. Group registration is required. To register, call us at (902) 490-5748.

Movie Matinee: The Hate U Give

Rated 14A | 2018 | 2h 13min

In The Hate U Give, Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. 

Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right. 

Starring Amandla Stenberg and Regina Hall.


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


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Woodlawn Public Library - Wednesday February 20th @ 1:30pm - 3:45pm Adults

Film: The Hate U Give

Rated 14A | 2018 | 2h 13min

In The Hate U Give, Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. 

Now, facing pressure from all sides of the community Starr must find her voice and stand up for what's right. 

Starring Amandla Stenberg and Regina Hall.


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Keshen Goodman Public Library - Friday February 22nd @ 2:00pm - 4:15pm Thomas Raddall Room Adults | Teens

Puppet Show: Melba's Trombone

Based on Katheryn Russell-Brown's children's book Little Melba and Her Big Trombone about a talented, young, Black musician.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Keshen Goodman Public Library - Saturday February 23rd @ 10:30am - 11:00am Kids | Preschoolers

African Heritage Storytime

Join us for unique storytime, with stories read aloud in English and a variety of African languages.  


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries

Tantallon Public Library - Saturday February 23rd @ 10:30am - 11:30am All Ages | Kids | Preschoolers

Puppet Show: Anansi & the Moss Covered Rock

Watch your favourite stories come to life.


All ages


Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before start time.


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Central Library - Saturday February 23rd @ 11:00am - 11:30am Lindsay Children's Room | Floor 2 Kids | Preschoolers

African-American Read In

It's a time when we get together to celebrate African-Canadian and African-American authors with books, stories, songs and rhymes for preschoolers and their caregivers.


The African-American Read In is a worldwide event established in 1990 as part of African Heritage Month to promote diversity in children's literature, encourage young people to read, and shine a spotlight on African American authors.


TD presents African Heritage Month at Halifax Public Libraries


Dartmouth North Public Library - Saturday February 23rd @ 3:00pm - 3:45pm All Ages | Kids | Preschoolers

Book Club: Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Discover new authors, meet new people and share insights on Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race. 


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Bedford Public Library - Tuesday February 26th @ 2:30pm - 3:30pm Adults

Movie Matinee: Race

Rated 14A | 2016 | 2h 14min

Race follows Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history. 

Owens is thrust onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy. 

Starring Stephan James and Jason Sudeikis.


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 27th @ 1:30pm - 2:30pm Adults

Puppet Show: Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters

Join us for a special African Heritage Month puppet show.

Bedford Public Library - Thursday February 28th @ 10:30am - 11:00am Preschoolers