Everything tagged: Public librarianship
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
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
Congratulations to the libraries receiving grants to serve their communities during the COVID 19 pandemic!
News September 15, 2020
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
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
Congratulations to the recipients of the grants to support acquisitions, programming, and outreach activities!
News May 27, 2020
The awards recognize the most innovative and effective TD Summer Reading Club programs in each official language in public libraries across Canada.
News May 19, 2020
Online storytime typically relies on the use of copyright-protected materials, therefore, librarians must consider copyright legislation and whether permission, a license, or use of the fair dealing exception is required. This guideline describes these options, and provides an example of a fair dealing analysis for an early literacy-focused storytime.
News May 8, 2020
A change would ensure the CERB is consistent with the ability to provide an employer-paid Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) plan as per the Employment Insurance Act and enable public libraries to continue to support employees during this very challenging period.
News May 4, 2020
Based on media reports, news releases, and emails with officials, Librarianship.ca compiled numbers of library workers affected by temporary lay-offs.
Blog April 22, 2020