Category Archives: News


Movie Showcase: A Walk in the Woods (R)


Songbirds of the Northeast with John Root

Halifax Reads ‘A Walk in the Woods’

On April 1st we will launch our 3rd Community Read.  Keep on the lookout for programs relating to our Community Read choice, A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson.  Get your copy at the Library, like our Facebook Page.

  • A Community Read brings people together through a shared reading experience and programming participation.
  • On April 1st, multiple copies of A Walk in the Woods will be available for checkout, including audiobooks and large print editions. Come by and get your copy.
  • The rest of your community is reading along with you. Fun!
  • Come to one or all of the programs. No need to register, no commitment.  Just come when you like to what you like.


Instructional Bridge!!

David Drew will host an informal Instructional Bridge Session once a month at the Library.

New to Bridge?

Want to brush up on your game?

Join the  !

Mondays at 12:30pm



Sensory Storytime

Traditional Storytimes not working for your child?  Too loud, unpredictable or distracting? Maybe a Sensory Storytime is the answer!


Join Miss Stacey as she leads this Storytime specifically created for children with    Sensory Integration Issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders or other Developmental Delays.


Peers and siblings are welcome to attend this inclusive Storytime.




Tumblebooks! Free online Books and Games for kids!

Did you know?!

The Library offers a free link to Tumblebooks, an online source of  animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.

TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and math and puzzle games.

Simply click on the   tumblebooksand your child is off on an adventure of learning and fun!

Consumer Reports Online


In response to patron requests, the Library has just purchased an online subscription to Consumer Reports.

Simply click the icon on the righthand side of our front page.  You will need to login in once with your library card.




Pay your fines online!

Did you know…..

that you can now pay your library fines online.  Log into your Sails Account  and you can see any fines you may owe on your account screen alongside your checkouts.

Easy and quick!

Halifax Digital Archives

Browse through the hundreds of digitized postcards, church records and photographs of Halifax history.  Courtesy of the Sails Digital History Collection.   Specific collection links found  here.

Depicted in this photo:  Old Home Day “Woodmobile and Portable Woodsaw” demonstrations behind the Congregational Church. Carriages and Carriage sheds as well as the fashions in 1900 can be seen. The “Hayward” house and Central School are in the background.