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September 29, 2014 - Movers and planners of Central Library selected
Next phase has been reached! Welcome to the team, IPECC. IPECC is a project management company founded by three friends from Port Hawkesbury. They beat two national companies for the bid and are also hired to move CBC to their new and bigger building in the west end.
August 19, 2014 - Metro Halifax: New Halifax library to start getting collection soon from closing site
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.
August 18, 2014 - The Globe and Mail: Halifax looks forward to the opening of its very own library of the future
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.
August 18, 2014 - Global Halifax: Remembering the Spring Garden Library
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.