Category: Markham Public Library

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 […]

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 […]

Catherine Biss Receives FIAA Outstanding Alumni Award

Markham Public Library CEO and iSchool Alumna, Catherine Biss (MLS 1975) is the recipient of this year’s FIAA Outstanding Alumni Award as announced at the 2011 Faculty of Information Spring Reunion for “her outstanding leadership, mentorship, and exceptional capacity for innovation in librarianship.” Part of her nomination letter states: “Catherine has dedicated her entire professional […]