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Harbouring greatness

Halifax’s new central library is engaging readers of all ages

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“IS THIS the new library?” a child asked one recent afternoon as she crossed the threshold into the Halifax Central Library. “It’s awesome!”

The kid’s not wrong. The five-storey glass structure, built to resemble a stack of books, opened to the public in December 2014. More than 10,000 people streamed through the tall glass doors that day, and they haven’t stopped coming since.

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