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Everything tagged: Public librarianship

Research and Survey Opportunity: Temporary Caregivers and the Children in their Care: Fostering an Engaging and Supportive Library Environment

Could you spare 10 minutes to answer a survey and help us learn more about how public libraries can support temporary caregivers and the child(ren) in their care?

News March 12, 2021 

Ontario News: Expanded Library Broadband, Consultations on Digital ID Program

The Government of Ontario this week made two announcements related to broadband for public libraries and consultations on digital identity

News February 6, 2021 

2020 in Review: Challenges and Triumphs for LIS Professionals in the Time of COVID

Over the last few weeks, members of the community have been invited to reflect on experiences and lessons learned from the past year and share their perspectives on the challenges and highlights of their organizations from this past year.

Blog December 23, 2020 

Major Canadian Public Libraries Support ReadersFirst eLending Position Paper

Members of the Canadian Urban Libraries Council (CULC) endorsed the eLending Position Paper developed by ReadersFirst, an organization representing almost 300 libraries, including 36 in Canada.

News October 6, 2020 

First Nation Communities READ Announces Winners of the PMC Indigenous Literature Award

Congratulation to Clayton Gauthier (The Bear’s Medicine) and Drew Hayden Taylor (Chasing Painted Horses) on being selected for the 2020-2021 PMC Indigenous Literature Award.

News September 24, 2020 

Kimberley Foundation Announces Recipients of the Pandemic Flash Fund for Small Libraries

Congratulations to the libraries receiving grants to serve their communities during the COVID 19 pandemic!

News September 15, 2020 

Libraries, Publishing, and Bookselling: Responses to Globe and Mail Op-Ed

On July 25, The Globe and Mail published an opinion piece where the author blames the closing of independent bookstores and publishers’ financial troubles on public libraries. Over the last few weeks, a number of individuals and organizations from the library and publishing community have responded.

Blog August 8, 2020 

Call for Applications: Kimberley Foundation Pandemic Flash Fund for Small Libraries

The Kimberley Foundation is inviting small libraries in Canada to apply for one-time grants of up to $1,000 to serve their communities during the COVID 19 pandemic.

News August 4, 2020