I realize more and more how important it is to everyone. - Tara MacNeil, Program Coordinator, James McConnell Memorial Library, Sydney, NS
The transmission of information is very important and libraries facilitate that. - Nic Gareiss, Percussive Dancer & Maeve Gilchrist, Harpist, James McConnell Memorial Library, Sydney, NS
Maeve from Scotland and Nic from Michigan performed at the McConnell Memorial Library at "Harp Meets Dance"--a part of the Celtic Colours International Festival.
What are your thoughts on having musical performances in the library?
It’s all about connections. - Chris Thomson, Programs, James McConnell Memorial Library, Sydney, NS
Chris has been with the library for eight years and the Celtic Colours partnership is one of the programs she organizes. This is the library's 17th year hosting Celtic Colours--an international music festival that brings in talent and visitors from around the world.
We learn from each other when we tell stories. - Faye MacDougall, Regional Librarian, James McConnell Memorial Library, Sydney, Nova Scotia
What’s the role of the library in your community?
Singing is a communal activity in many cultures. - Anne Lederman