Category: Members

Congrats to Sarah Douglas-Murray, new CEO at Milton PL

Milton Public Library Board Appoints Sarah Douglas-Murray as New CEO MILTON, ON – The Milton Public Library Board is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sarah Douglas-Murray as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective November 6, 2023. Sarah brings a wealth of experience and a strong track record in the public and non-profit sector, making […]

Margie Singleton, CEO Vaughn PL, named Dalhousie Outstanding Alumni

2023 Dalhousie Outstanding Alumni Award (OAA) Recipient Margie Singleton (MLS’80), CEO of the Vaughan Public Libraries (VPL), is the recipient of the 2023 Dalhousie Outstanding Alumni Award. Originally from Kingston, Ont., Margie completed an undergraduate degree in Urban Geography at Queens University, after which she received her Master of Library Service from Dalhousie in 1980. […]

Anthea Goffe is the new Executive Director of Coquitlam PL

The Board of the Coquitlam Public Library is pleased to announce Anthea Goffe as the new Executive Director. Anthea brings a wealth of talent and experience to her new role. She has been working in the library sector for over twenty years, with the last eight years holding the title of Director, Community Engagement at […]

Canadian Statement on the Decision for IFLA WLIC 2024 to be held in Dubai, UAE

June 30, 2023 – We, the Canadian bodies undersigned, are united in our concern that Dubai has been selected by the Governing Board to be the host of the World Library and Information Congress for 2024. While we fully acknowledge that a range of considerations has been weighed by the Governing Board, we do not […]

Welcome Strathcona County Library to CULC/CBUC

Welcome to Sharon Siga, CEO of Strathcona Library, the newest member of CULC/CBUC. Strathcona County Library serves a specialized municipality with 70,000 residents in Sherwood Park, and 30,000 rural residents. From its Central Library in Sherwood Park, the library supports literacy, lifelong learning, and community connections while informing, engaging, and entertaining residents. Its award-winning Bookmobile […]

Libraries in the News: Globe & Mail – U.S.-style book bans could happen in Canada too

Censorship is not going to be contained in the United States by an imaginary line on a map. How could Canada not be affected? Infected?

Kitty Pope retires from Windsor PL

“We appreciate her contributions as the chief executive officer of the Windsor Public Library and wish her all the very best in her future endeavours,” – Mark McKenzie, Windsor PL Board Chair Effective Monday (May 8), Dana Paladino, the city’s acting director of human resources, will be taking over as acting library CEO. Chris Woodrow, […]

Richmond Hill & Edmonton PLs win Honorable Mentions at Urban Libraries Council Top Innovators 2023

Urban Libraries Council Names 2023 Top Innovators Today, the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) recognized 16 North American public libraries as Top Innovators for transformative programs that enhance the library field to further equity, education and civic engagement for all. ULC announced the 2023 Top Innovators and Honorable Mentions during the live, virtual 2023 Innovations Celebration […]

Carole Laguë, Gatineau Public Library, is retiring

Carole Laguë is retiring after more than 20 years as the Chef de service / Head Librarian of Gatineau Public Library / Bibliothèque municipale de Gatineau. April 14 will be her last day at work. Carole also served as Vice Chair (2008–2010), Chair (2010–2012), and Past Chair (2012–2014) of CULC/CBUC.