Category: Members

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 […]

Congrats to Edmonton PL on their OCLC Community Engagement Award

Edmonton Public Library was chosen as one of three from 120 libraries who submitted this year for the OCLC Community Engagement Award for their Welcome Baby program. Read more about the program and sign up for a presentation by they 2020 Community Engagement Award winners here: https://www.oclc.org/en/about/awards/community-engagement-award.html

CULC/CBUC New Executive – Mary Chevreau, Kitchener PL is new Chair

2020–2022 Executive Chair Mary Chevreau Kitchener Public Library Vice Chair Åsa Kachan Halifax Public Libraries Past Chair Pilar Martinez Edmonton Public Library Secretary-Treasurer Lita Barrie Burlington Public Library Member-at-Large Scott Hargrove Fraser Valley Regional Library System Ex Officio Jefferson Gilbert Executive Director, CULC/CBUC

Congrats to Darren Solomon, new CEO, Richmond Hill PL

June 25, 2020 – The Richmond Hill Public Library Board is excited to announce Darren Solomon as the new CEO of Richmond Hill Public Library (RHPL), effective July 6, 2020. Solomon was chosen after an extensive search of leaders in various industries. “Throughout our recruitment process, Darren presented himself as a strong believer in the […]

Publication of the Value Study of GLAMs in Canada

Dear Stakeholders’ Forum Members, Colleagues, We would like to draw your attention to the publication of the “Value Study of GLAMs in Canada ” a study commissioned by the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) on behalf of the Ottawa Declaration Working Group. The research was conducted by Oxford Economics and was supported by Canadian Heritage, the […]

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 […]

Lori Kelly leaving Mississauga Library

The City of Mississauga is pleased to announce Lori Kelly as the new Director, Human Resources effective April 6, 2020. Kelly is the Director, Library, a position she has held since 2018. “I am very delighted to welcome Lori to Corporate Services where she will be leading the Human Resources division,” said Gary Kent, Commissioner, […]

Laura Carter appointed Chief Librarian/CEO at Kingston Frontenac Public Library

November 11, 2019 After a nation-wide recruitment process, the Board of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Carter to the position of Chief Librarian/Chief Executive Officer effective December 1. Ms. Carter has held the role of Director, Branch Experience with the Kingston Frontenac Public Library since 2015. She […]