Category: Hamilton Public Library

Updated CULC/CBUC Paper on eBooks and Public Libraries

April 24 – Today CULC/CBUC released and up-to-date white paper on eBooks and Canadian public libraries. Written by Christina de Castell (Vancouver Public Library) this updates the White Paper that was originally published by CULC/CBUC in August 2011. The new paper is entitled “eBooks in 2014: Access and Licensing at Canadian Public Libraries”. CULC/CBUC has […]

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 […]

Paul Takala new CEO at Hamilton Public Library

Hamilton Public Library Board Appoints New Chief Librarian/Chief Executive Officer The Board of the Hamilton Public Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Paul Takala to the position of Chief Librarian/Chief Executive Officer. Paul has held the role of Director of Digital Technology with the Hamilton Public Library since March of 2009 and […]

Ken Roberts to receive Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award at CLA

2012 Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award Announced by the Canadian Library Association (Ottawa, April 20, 2012) – The Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliothèques is pleased to announce that the 2012 CLA Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award is being presented to Ken Roberts of Hamilton Public Library. The CLA Outstanding Service to Librarianship […]

Preparing to Write a New Chapter – Ken Robert’s Retirement Announcement

Preparing to Write a New Chapter Hamilton Public Library’s Chief Librarian Announces Retirement After 18 years Ken Roberts, the highly respected Chief Librarian of Hamilton Public Library has announced his retirement effective May 31, 2012. There are so many words that come to mind to describe Ken’s remarkable career as a librarian – community builder, […]

Hamilton library accesses new Optical R&E network

Ontario’s advanced network connects its first library Hamilton Public Library joins ORION HAMILTON – Hamiltonians will soon have access to the global grid of research and education networks, as the Hamilton Public Library – the first library to join – connects to the Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network, Ontario’s advanced R&E network. “Libraries are […]