Category: Members

Vancouver PL wins the John Cotton Dana Award

VPL and GVPL were two of the seven winners announced yesterday. Congrats to both BC Libraries for winning the 2019 John Cotton Dana Award. Information about the Vancouver project is available on the ALA website: In the Fall of 2018, Vancouver Public Library’s research confirmed that their rooftop garden still captivated Vancouverites even though it […]

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 […]

Milton PL wins the ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects

MPL Celebrates Another Win for its Quest Milton App Tuesday May 13th, the American Library Association announced that MPL’s Quest Milton app was selected to receive the 2019 American Library Association Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects. Recipients of the ALA Citation for Innovative International Library are selected by a committee of the International […]

Register Now for the 3rd Glam Summit

REGISTER HERE: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/about-us/events/Pages/2019/taking-it-to-the-people-2019-summit-glam.aspx The Ottawa Declaration Working Group, Library and Archives Canada, the Canadian Museums Association, and Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec invite you to “Taking It to the People: 2019 Summit on the Value of Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums.” Taking It to the People: 2019 Summit on the Value of Galleries, Libraries, […]

Prime Minister Trudeau visits Pickering Public Library Maker Space

The Right Honourable Justin P. J. Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada Visits the Pickering Public Library Maker Space PICKERING, ON (March 26, 2019): We are honoured to announce the opportunity to provide the Right Honourable Justin P. J. Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, a brief tour of our Maker Space on March 27, 2019 from […]

Milton Public Library & Chief Librarian Awarded John Iliff Award for Innovation

Friday March 15th, the American Public Library Association announced the winners of its 2019 awards and grants, honouring the best in public library service, innovation and outreach. Mark Williams, Chief Librarian and Milton Public Library were awarded the 2019 John Iliff Award for Innovation for the development and success of the Quest Milton app. Launched […]

CULC/CBUC’s Letter of Support for VPL’s Decision to Retain the Room Booking

Dear Ms Epstein, Board Chair, and Board Members, The Canadian Urban Library Council / Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada members support Vancouver Public Library’s decision to allow Feminist Current to rent a meeting room at Vancouver Public Library (VPL) in accordance with VPL Board policy. This policy states explicitly that: “Statements being made or […]

CULC/CBUC Unanimously supports motion recognizing Schrader

In a moment of appreciation the CULC/CBUC members gathered in Calgary on October 1 and passed the following motion: MOTION WHEREAS Alvin Schrader has spent a career in librarianship inspiring, educating and supporting and defending the issues surrounding Intellectual Freedom for Canadians and the role that the library plays in that ecosystem. GIVEN THAT contribution […]