April 2016

April 25, 2016
Nova Scotia Public Libraries Celebrate Teen Read Week May 1-7 2016

Some of the things happening include: contests, movie screenings, games, art displays, book displays, crafts, teen nights and more. Stop by your local library to find out more.

Teen Read Week allows public libraries to celebrate teens and their contributions as part of the public library community, and for public libraries to highlight the services, collections and programs they offer youth in Nova Scotia.


April 20, 2016
Kids reading

Hackmatack – April 25-28, 2016

The Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award is a reading program for children in grades 4 to 6 in Atlantic Canada. In this unique program, kids not only read the books, but also choose the winners.

Nominated authors tour libraries and schools across the Atlantic provinces, the winning author is named at a gala Awards Ceremony, happening this year in Moncton on Friday, April 29.

April 13, 2016
Celebrate Canada by watching a great Canadian film at Your Local Library!

Celebrate Canada by watching a great Canadian film at Your Local Library!

National Canadian Film Day is a celebration of Canadian stories and Canadian film, with free film screenings, events, and discussions that are held across the country every April 20th - http://www.canadianfilmday.ca

April 4, 2016
National Poetry Month 2016

April is National Poetry Month. Established in 1998, this event invites Canadians from across the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in Canadian culture.

Nova Scotia has its share of renowned poets who explore, reflect upon, and celebrate our geography, culture, history and imagination.

This year celebrate National Poetry Month by: