Halifax Central Library

The Word on the Street Halifax

The Word on the Street Halifax

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The Word on the Street Halifax will take place at the Halifax Central Library on Saturday, September 15th from 10 am – 3 pm. Word on the Street Halifax is one of Atlantic Canada’s premier book festivals, and the largest free literacy event in Nova Scotia. Enjoy readings, panel discussions, musical entertainment, and an array of family friendly activities. All those appearing in the festival line-up…

Spiritual counselor and four-time cancer survivor to deliver free public lecture/book launch

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Rev. David Maginley, a spiritual counselor at a major cancer treatment centre and four-time cancer survivor, will present a free public lecture on Coping with Cancer. The event will be held on June 9th at the Halifax Central Library in the Paul O’Regan Hall. The evening, hosted by Nancy Regan with music provided by Dave Carroll and Kevin Parks, will begin at 6 p.m. with the…

Atlantic Book Awards Presents: Notes from a Feminist Killjoy

Atlantic Book Awards Presents: Notes from a Feminist Killjoy

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Interested in talking about how to be a feminist killjoy in everyday life? Shortlisted for both the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award and Atlantic Book Award for Scholarly Writing, Erin Wunker, author of Notes from a Feminist Killjoy, will be doing a reading and discussion of feminism. Questions welcome and books will be for sale at Bookmark II!

Atlantic Book Awards Presents: Phonse Jessome

Atlantic Book Awards Presents: Phonse Jessome

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Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Phonse Jessome will read from Disposable Souls, shortlisted for the 2017 Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award for Fiction. He will also deliver a talk that explores the social value of Noir fiction as a form of journalism that examines the many ills in our society. Books will be available for sale from Bookmark II.