African Heritage Month

NS African Heritage month 2022 poster image above and Black History Canada 2022 banner image below

February is African Heritage month in Nova Scotia and Black History month across Canada.

Learn more about Nova Scotia’s African Heritage at the Nova Scotia website for African Heritage Month 2022

CBRL has great resources for learning about African Heritage month too!


Film poster collage for Black History Month films available on Kanopy

Our newest video streaming service, Kanopy, has a great selection of documentaries and feature films on Black History. You can access 5 Kanopy films a month with your library card.


Celebrate Black authors with Libby promo for Libby app with related book covers.

Book lovers can browse Libby’s extensive collection titled Black Voices and Black History. This collection includes ebooks, and audiobooks for all ages. Look for it as a featured collection in Libby this month or browse the list on the Overdrive website.

Books Lists on Pinterest

Book covers for Black Lives Matter Reading Lists for Children and Young Adults

And finally, CBRL librarians have put together an eye catching virtual book display on Pinterest. Check out the Pinterest boards for Black Lives Matter (featuring books by and about Africian Nova Scotians) and BLM for Children and Young Adults. All books are available to borrow from CBRL!