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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.

New Resources for Readers

NoveList – for recommended reading lists, read-alikes of popular books, book reviews and reading suggestions based on your interests.

BookLetters – for new releases, award lists, and reading lists geared to all ages. You can browse the lists, or subscribe to have them sent to your email address. Visit this page to subscribe to the Holmes Library monthly e-newsletter to stay up to date with library news and events.

Reserve Museum Passes Online!

Museum Passes

You can now browse for and book museum passes online. A valid library card is needed to reserve and pick up the pass.

Book Clubs

Adult Book Clubs

The Holmes Library offers three book discussion groups for adult readers, an evening group,  an afternoon group and a mystery readers group. Please feel free to try a group!

Copies of the books are available at the Circulation Desk, or can be reserved through our online catalog. For more information visit our Book Club webpage.