Pilar Martinez, CEO, Edmonton PL, receives Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal

Pilar Martinez, CEO, Edmonton Public Library, is the recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Medal. Pilar has led transformative services to help build a thriving and engaged city and is a champion of the value of public libraries. She has been a steadfast champion of the value of public libraries and intellectual freedom […]

Idea Exchange is hiring a CEO

Chief Executive Officer Cambridge Public Library Board What You’ll Do The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) works with the Library Board to provide professional expertise and strategic leadership, innovation and vision in the delivery of effective, high quality, public library and art gallery services.  As a CEO, you will: Provide leadership in the delivery of all […]

CFLA-FCAB Intellectual Freedom Challenges Survey

The CFLA-FCAB Intellectual Freedom Challenges Survey is available for the recording of incidents in Canadian libraries that challenge intellectual freedom. The results for 2021 have been added to the CFLA-FCAB website with reports from previous years. The Intellectual Freedom Committee working group encourages reporting of incidents on a continuous, rather than batch, basis. A note […]

The Centre for Free Expression (CFE) invites participation in the Library Challenges Database

The Centre for Free Expression (CFE) invites your library to participate in the Library Challenges Database. With the advice and guidance of the CFE Working Group on Intellectual Freedom, we have created the Library Challenges Database to assist libraries in responding to challenges and to enable important research on intellectual freedom in Canada. The database […]

Congrats to Sonia Bebbington, new CEO at Ottawa PL

OTTAWA – At a special meeting of the Ottawa Public Library (OPL) Board held this evening, October 4, 2022, the OPL Board appointed Sonia Bebbington (BA, MA, MLIS) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective October 31, 2022.  “This is great news for Ottawa Public Library”, said Vice-Chair Kathy Fisher. “Sonia Bebbington has a record of […]

Un Livrel / One eRead Canada Title Announcement

The English message follows the French. Bonjour: Au nom du groupe de travail sur le contenu numérique du Conseil des bibliothèques urbaines du Canada (CBUC), nous sommes heureux d’annoncer que le livre retenu pour l’édition 2023 de l’initiative Un livrel Canada est Ce qu’on respire sur Tatouine par Jean-Christophe Réhel. Du 1 au 30 avril, […]

2022 CULC/CBUC Salary Survey Released

Thank you to the 40 members who have completed the survey. The largest number of participating members since first done in 2007. A few remain partially submitted and we will update that in a second version. A similar methodology has been followed to previous CULC/CBUC Salary Surveys. Position descriptions were very lightly edited. However, education […]

Mark Williams, CEO, Milton PL, Awarded Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pin

MPL Chief Librarian Awarded the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pin for Service to the Community Staff from MPL were delighted to be able to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he visited Milton on Friday, September 2nd. At the event, in honour of Conservation Halton’s newest park, Area 8, Milton Public Library’s Chief Librarian, Mark […]