CULC/CBUC welcomes newest member Thompson-Nicola Regional Library and Chief Librarian Judy Moore. Thompson-Nicola Regional Library is a fourteen branch system serving a population of just under 135,000 citizens.
Interview with Mary Chevreau, CEO of Kitchener Public Library and chair of CULC/CBUC, Åsa Kachan, Chief Librarian of Halifax Public Libraries, and Mark Asberg, CEO of Calgary Public Library in Ottawa MattersIn Canadian libraries, the era of late fees may be headed to history books.
Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) has another award for the trophy case. VIRL’s Indigenous Voices Initiative has been selected to receive a 2020 American Library Association (ALA) Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects. “Since it launched in 2018, Indigenous Voices has grown into a movement that brings people closer in communities large and small,” […]
The 2020 John Cotton Dana Award Winners are: Milton Public Library In response to the rapidly changing demography of Milton, one of Canada’s fastest growing towns, Milton Public Library’s (MPL) in Milton, Ontario newly appointed Chief Librarian hoped to create a new ‘brand’ for the library that supported organizational efforts to better meet the evolving […]
Recommendation 1: The Government of Canada ensures access to e-content for Canada’s public libraries from multinational publishers. Recommendation 2: That the Government of Canada consider longer term funding arrangements to ensure municipalities can continue to provide essential services, including those offered by public libraries, while municipal revenues continue to be impacted by the pandemic. Recommendation […]
This article was submitted to the Globe and Mail Opinions Editor as an alternative point of view to an almost 3,000 word piece which appeared in the July 25 edition. This submission was declined for publication consideration in the newspaper other than as an online comment to the original Op Ed. July 27, 2020 In […]
CULC/CBUC welcomes newest member – Yellowhead Regional Library & Karla Palichuk, Director
From the Globe and Mail: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/industry-news/property-report/article-virtual-and-physical-community-living-room-of-a-library-a-much/
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 […]
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