Category: Greater Victoria Public Library

Congrats to GVPL for their IFLA International Marketing Award

Greater Victoria Public Library (Canada) is the 2nd place winner of the IFLA Press Reader International Marketing Award 2020 for their campaign Change Your Mind. GVPL decided that it was time to Change Your Mind, using an integrated brand strategy to transform the way people think about libraries in Greater Victoria and well beyond. Submissions […]

CULC/CBUC Think Tank on Recovery and Reimagined Library Services Post COVID-19

Think Tank Members Mark Asberg, CEO, Calgary Public Library Lita Barrie, CEO, Burlington Public Library Christina de Castell, Chief Librarian, Vancouver Public Library Teresa Johnson, Director of Research and Planning, New Brunswick Public Library Service Åsa Kachen, CEO, Halifax Public Libraries – CULC/CBUC Exec Rep Kitty Pope, CEO, Windsor Public Library Maureen Sawa, CEO, Greater […]

Greater Victoria Public Library wins John Cotton Dana Award

Library’s “Change Your Mind” campaign wins top international award Greater Victoria Public Library awarded prestigious John Cotton Dana Award for outstanding library marketing and public relations Victoria, BC – The American Library Association announced today Greater Victoria Public Library has won the 2019 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award for marketing and public relations […]

Public libraries join forces to demand better eBook accessibility for their customers

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release June 5, 2012 Public libraries join forces to demand better eBook accessibility for their customers Toronto – The Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada (CULC/CBUC), a coalition of Canada’s large public libraries, along with many U.S. public libraries such as the New York Public Library, are putting […]

National Book Count to go in February 2012

The second annual National Book Count sponsored by the National Reading Campaign working group is scheduled to go in February 2012. It was originally scheduled for January, but a last minute hiccup connected to retail eBook sales forced a change. Learn more about the National Reading Campaign here: http://nationalreadingcampaign.ca CULC/CBUC’s participation is expanding with many […]

Maureen Sawa New CEO of Greater Victoria Public Library

GVPL welcomes its new CEO – Maureen Sawa For Immediate Release Victoria, BC, August 3, 2010 – Greater Victoria Public Library Board Chair Paul Gerrard is pleased to announce that Maureen Sawa has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Victoria Public Library effective October 12, 2010. He describes Maureen Sawa as a very […]