Category: Halifax Public Libraries

Fine Free, Chair and Members get interviewed

Interview with Mary Chevreau, CEO of Kitchener Public Library and chair of CULC/CBUC, Åsa Kachan, Chief Librarian of Halifax Public Libraries, and Mark Asberg, CEO of Calgary Public Library in Ottawa MattersIn Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books.

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 […]

Åsa Kachan Named New Head of Halifax Public Libraries

We are delighted to introduce Halifax Public Libraries’ new Chief Librarian and Chief Executive Officer. Halifax, NS– The comprehensive, cross-Canada search has ended. Åsa Kachan, currently an Assistant Vice-President at Dalhousie University, has been named the new Chief Librarian and Chief Executive Officer for the Halifax Public Libraries. With excitement and pride, Paul Bennett, the […]

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 […]

Second Round of Lest We Forget Pilots to Begin Across Canada

CULC/CBUC is again pleased to be a program delivery partner with Library Archives Canada (LAC) in delivering series of workshops in CULC/CBUC member communities using the war records from the Library and Archives Canada. The first set of pilots took place in 2010 with the public libraries in Burlington (ON); Winnipeg (MB); Fraser Valley/Abbotsford (BC) […]