Category: ULC

National Librarian Resigns

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council wishes Dr. J. Caron the very best in his future endeavours, and thanks him for the support and faith he showed in CULC/CBUC during his tenure. CULC/CBUC will continue to collaborate with LAC and other library groups and looks forward to contributing ideas and work to the National Library and […]

Urban Toronto – Canadian Urban Institute Examines Role of Libraries in Light of COVID-19

Urban Toronto – Canadian Urban Institute Examines Role of Libraries in Light of COVID-19: https://urbantoronto.ca/news/2020/04/canadian-urban-institute-examines-role-libraries-light-covid-19?fbclid=IwAR2MQTzGc4IDiV2wVCCd6VeSULeQXe1QgJhj3Q_gAMoJp0n_zjakdwlVTIc

Lots of wonderful stories about Canadian PLs and their CV-19 Programming and Adapting – Library Journal

Lots of wonderful stories about Canadian PLs and their CV-19 Programming and Adapting – Library Journal: https://www.libraryjournal.com/?detailStory=canadian-libraries-respond-to-covid-19&fbclid=IwAR0Nvb9stXfbo8bgb8AZ3DQFK-4mrQo-_ZeeaF0kzHk05nAdNTMXLjscr0s

Press Release: Statement on Ebook Equity

North American Elected Officials Send Message to E-Book Publishers: Price Gouging Public Libraries Is Unacceptable Mayors from major urban jurisdictions sign statement urging e-book publishers to institute equitable and transparent pricing for public libraries. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 6, 2019 TORONTO and WASHINGTON – Seventy-nine elected officials from North American cities and counties have […]

CULC/CBUC Library Study Tour 2020 Registration Now Open

The draft schedule has been posted online at www.culc.ca. CULC/CBUC Library Study Tour 2020 Dates: Wednesday, April 15 (Arrive in Oslo) Friday, April 24 (fly back to Canada) Itinerary: (subject to change) OSLO (Day 1, 2, 3) New Oslo Main Library (opening 2019) Presentation on Vennesla Library additional programming being determined HELSINKI (Day 4, 5, […]

Upcoming CULC/CBUC Meetings – Hotel information

Autumn 2019 – London – hosted by London Public Library The CULC/CBUC Meeting will be on October 7th and 8th at their Central Library Branch in downtown London.Near the VIA Station. Delta Hotels.Rate of $140.The cut-off date for booking at this rate is September 6. Reference Number is M-C5T7NME. under: Canadian Urban Libraries Council,519-679-6111

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 […]

HR Network Launches

Welcome to CULC/CBUC’s new Human Resources Network. This listserv is being launched to help create a national network of public library human resource professionals and to give you a platform to help and support your peers across the country. CULC/CBUC collected the names that were submitted to us to create this list. If you have […]