Last night One eRead Canada hosted an interview with CBC’s Shelagh Rogers and Kim Thúy discuss her book Vi. Video of the interview is available on Ottawa Public Library’s Facebook page.
Todd Kyle becomes CEO of Brampton Library, effective January 18. “I’m so excited to be moving to a dynamic, growing, and diverse institution like Brampton Library,” commented Todd Kyle, who will begin his new role as CEO of Brampton Library on January 18, 2021. twitter.com/BramptonLibrary
The City of Mississauga has selected Rona O’Banion as Director, Mississauga Library, effective February 1, 2021. Ms. O’Banion replaces Lori Kelly, who is now the City’s Director, Human Resources. “I am pleased to welcome Rona to the leadership team,” said Shari Lichterman, Commissioner, Community Services. “She is joining at an exciting time as the Library […]
One eRead Canada / Un livrel Canada runs from January 1–31, 2021. Share in the One eRead Canada national reading experience! From January 1–30, Kim Thúy’s celebrated novel, Vi, the story of her escape from Vietnam and journey of self-discovery, will be available in digital formats with no waitlists and no holds thanks to public […]
Planned to open in 2026, the home of the new central library is 321 2nd Avenue North. The new central library will be a destination for everyone, including future generations. It will be a place to gather, connect, learn, read, play and share. It will also serve as a critical piece of social infrastructure driving […]
CULC/CBUC at their Fall Meeting on October 5, voted to endorse the Readers First eLending Position Paper.
From CELA: We are pleased to announce that Laurie Davidson will be joining the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) as our new Executive Director, effective September 21, 2020. Laurie brings more than 20 years of experience working as a librarian and technologist to the Executive Director position. In addition to working as a librarian […]
CULC/CBUC endorses the statement released on September 28, by the Centre for Free Expression calling on Zoom, YouTube, and all other online technology providers to cease being censors of discussions being held by universities, schools, and libraries. CFE urges “online technology providers to acknowledge civil liberties and human rights; to leave decisions about what content […]
2020 has been a difficult year for many in the literary sector, with independent booksellers closing, writers and other artists finding themselves without any means of support, and many of Canada’s literary and arts festivals struggling to adapt to a new reality. So Toronto Public Library, in partnership with Canada’s largest literary festivals, is launching […]
Librarianship.ca has posted his obituary available here: RIP Ernie Ingles