Category: Burlington Public Library

CULC/CBUC Think Tank on Recovery and Reimagined Library Services Post COVID-19

Think Tank Members Mark Asberg, CEO, Calgary Public Library Lita Barrie, CEO, Burlington Public Library Christina de Castell, Chief Librarian, Vancouver Public Library Teresa Johnson, Director of Research and Planning, New Brunswick Public Library Service Åsa Kachen, CEO, Halifax Public Libraries – CULC/CBUC Exec Rep Kitty Pope, CEO, Windsor Public Library Maureen Sawa, CEO, Greater […]

Lita Barrie appointed new CEO of Burlington Public Library

News from Burlington Public Library Library Board announces new chief executive officer Burlington, ON – It is with great pleasure that Burlington Public Library Board Chair, Brian Kenny, announces the appointment of Lita Barrie to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective June 4, 2018. “Lita brings to Burlington a strong background in arts and […]

Public libraries join forces to demand better eBook accessibility for their customers

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release June 5, 2012 Public libraries join forces to demand better eBook accessibility for their customers Toronto – The Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada (CULC/CBUC), a coalition of Canada’s large public libraries, along with many U.S. public libraries such as the New York Public Library, are putting […]

National Book Count to go in February 2012

The second annual National Book Count sponsored by the National Reading Campaign working group is scheduled to go in February 2012. It was originally scheduled for January, but a last minute hiccup connected to retail eBook sales forced a change. Learn more about the National Reading Campaign here: CULC/CBUC’s participation is expanding with many […]

BPL wins Marketing Award for their Mobile App

Marketing excellence award for Burlington Public Library: Marketing Magazine recognizes BPLMobile marketing campaign Burlington, ON – This month in Ottawa the professional marketing community recognized Burlington Public Library with an award of excellence for their marketing campaign of the BPLMobile library app, launched to the public in December 2010. This industry award is part of […]

Lest We Forget Pilots Wrap-Up

The three pilot library systems (Fraser Valley, Burlington and Winnipeg) are finishing their final reports on their experiences with the Lest We Forget program. These libraries offered Lest We Forget workshops in their communities to local high school students as a partnership with CULC/CBUC and Library and Archives Canada. Toronto Public Library was also a […]

BPLMobile puts the library in the palm of your hand

Use your mobile phone to find what you want at Burlington Public Library starting December 2. BPLMobile is the new mobile application for your smart phone that allows library members to take Burlington Public Library with them wherever they go. Burlington Public Library Mobile (BPLMobile) users can browse the collection, reserve items, manage their accounts, […]

Burlington Public Library hosts national launch of LAC’s Lest We Forget

It was a proud moment in Burlington today. BPL hosted, as a pilot library, a workshop for 30 students from Nelson High School (Halton District School Board), using WWI and WWII military records that are part of the National Library and Archives. The students were greeted by National Librarian and Archivist Daniel J. Caron and […]