Category: Milton Public Library

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 […]

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 […]

The Centre for Free Expression (CFE) invites participation in the Library Challenges Database

The Centre for Free Expression (CFE) invites your library to participate in the Library Challenges Database. With the advice and guidance of the CFE Working Group on Intellectual Freedom, we have created the Library Challenges Database to assist libraries in responding to challenges and to enable important research on intellectual freedom in Canada. The database […]

Mark Williams, CEO, Milton PL, Awarded Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pin

MPL Chief Librarian Awarded the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pin for Service to the Community Staff from MPL were delighted to be able to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he visited Milton on Friday, September 2nd. At the event, in honour of Conservation Halton’s newest park, Area 8, Milton Public Library’s Chief Librarian, Mark […]

Mark Williams, Milton PL, Joins CFE Working Group on Intellectual Freedom

Milton Public Library Chief Librarian and CEO Mark Williams is joining the Centre for Free Expression’s Working Group on Intellectual Freedom. “We are delighted to welcome such a dedicated champion of intellectual freedom to the CFE Working Group,” said James L. Turk, the Centre’s Director. Mark began his career in Coventry, England, working with disaffected […]

Milton PL Wins ALA John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

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 […]

Milton PL wins the ALA Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects

MPL Celebrates Another Win for its Quest Milton App Tuesday May 13th, the American Library Association announced that MPL’s Quest Milton app was selected to receive the 2019 American Library Association Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects. Recipients of the ALA Citation for Innovative International Library are selected by a committee of the International […]

Milton Public Library & Chief Librarian Awarded John Iliff Award for Innovation

Friday March 15th, the American Public Library Association announced the winners of its 2019 awards and grants, honouring the best in public library service, innovation and outreach. Mark Williams, Chief Librarian and Milton Public Library were awarded the 2019 John Iliff Award for Innovation for the development and success of the Quest Milton app. Launched […]