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Everything tagged: Public librarianship

More Canadians Go To Public Libraries Than Movie Theatres

The combined number of library visits from two provinces alone (Ontario and British Columbia) exceeds the number of visits to movies theatres in each of the survey years.


Blog February 8, 2020 

8Rs and Canada’s Public Libraries

The project aims to replicate key components of the original research among CULC libraries to assist the community to respond to human resource trends.


News December 8, 2019 

FOPL Receives Trillium Grant to Deliver Employment Information to Newcomers

The Federation of Ontario Public Libraries today announced that it received a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to test the feasibility of implementing an innovative model for delivering information services and resources about employment, skills development and financial literacy to under-served immigrant and refugee communities.


News December 4, 2019 

Grey Cup 2019: Public Library Edition

In Grey Cup action outside Calgary and McMahon Stadium, the Hamilton Public Library takes on the Winnipeg Public Library.


News November 24, 2019 

BCLA Calls on Okanagan Regional Library Board to Maintain Inclusive and Diverse Library Programming

BCLA called on the ORL Board to continue library programming based on shared library values including those core values that support inclusivity, diversity, and intellectual freedom


News October 6, 2019 

Brampton Library Announces Retirement of Rebecca Raven

The Brampton Library today announced the retirement of Rebecca Raven, Chief Executive Officer since 2013, effective January 31, 2020. 


News September 25, 2019 

Call for Participants: Why do you think public libraries are important?

We want to know what you think about the purpose and function of public libraries today!


News September 19, 2019 

NBA Finals 2019: Libraries Edition

The NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors have begun and the rivalry between their libraries is on!


News June 10, 2019 

Impacts of Budget Cuts to OLS-N & SOLS on “day-to-day operations of Ontario’s Public Libraries”

Minister Tibollo: OLS-N and SOLS have no involvement in the day-to-day operations of Ontario’s Public Libraries.

Ontario’s Public Libraries don’t agree as cuts to SOLS and OLS-N results in many stopping interlibrary loans services.


Blog April 19, 2019 

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2019 (First Round): Public Library Edition

The Stanley Cup Playoffs have begun and the rivalry between public libraries is heating up!


News April 15, 2019