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Metro Halifax: New Halifax library to start getting collection soon from closing site • Tues 19 Aug 2014

After all the public consultations and planning, it is hard to believe that by the end of this fall, Central Library will be finally opening its doors. One set of activities that can bring this sense of nearing completion is packing and seeing spaces transforming into boxes. Here is the latest on the progress of the new library’s move by reporter Stephanie Taylor. »

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The Globe and Mail: Halifax looks forward to the opening of its very own library of the future • Mon 18 Aug 2014

One of the pleasures of building a library such as Halifax Central Library is helping to spread the word about what today’s libraries are doing. Jane Taber, the Atlantic Bureau Chief for the Globe and Mail, understood what we told her, looked into it further, and then did a great job in sharing what she found. »

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Global Halifax: Remembering the Spring Garden Library • Mon 18 Aug 2014

One of the ways Halifax Public Libraries is honouring its oldest library is to set up an online exhibit of its history and the building’s designation as a war memorial. What was it like when the doors opened in 1951? What is “a living memorial”?, and how is the memorial aspect of the Spring Garden Library going to be honoured in the new Library? Reporter Crystal Garrett asks these questions and explores the new online exhibit. »

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CTV Atlantic: Future of Halifax's Memorial Library in Limbo • Thurs 14 Aug 2014

Concerned about the old library building? The City has not made a final decision about the future of the old library building on Spring Garden Road—yet. Here is a report by CTV Atlantic’s Rick Grant that shares what has been done so far. »

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Spring Garden Road Memorial Public Library Closing August 30th • 8 Aug 2014

The Spring Garden Road Memorial Public Library is Closing – August 30th is our last day open! »

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Central Library Looking Bigger on the Inside • 4 July 2014

There’s no doubt that Central Library is an eye-catching, beautiful, and iconic building that adds to the already existing beauty of Halifax. But how is the inside space shaping up? »

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