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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 

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 

Kimberley Foundation Announces Recipients of the Pat Morris Communities Matter Grant

Congratulations to the recipients of the grants to support acquisitions, programming, and outreach activities!


News May 27, 2020 

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 TD Summer Reading Club Library Awards!

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 

CFLA Issues Guidance for Canadian Libraries on Copyright and Online Storytimes

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 

CULC Calls for Changes to Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

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 

Business Resumption and Re-Imagination of Public Library Services Post COVID-19

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council this week announced the creation of a Think Tank to prepare recommendations to support public libraries in their efforts to develop recovery plans and redesigned service delivery post COVID19.


News April 16, 2020 

BC Government Invests $3 million in Public Libraries to Enhance Digital Services

Part of these funds, $1.8 million, will be allocated through the BC Libraries Co-operative to support electronic resource licensing and help expand online common collections for all B.C. public libraries. The additional $1.2 million will be distributed directly to libraries.


News April 9, 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