Category: Winnipeg Public Library

Karin Borland, new Manager of Library Services, Winnipeg Public Library

Please join me in congratulating and welcoming Karin Borland in her appointment as the new Manager of Library Services! Karin has worked with the Winnipeg Public Library since 1986 where she began as the Area Children’s Librarian in the East Kildonan/Transcona District, and she continued in that role for the Assiniboine Park/Fort Garry District until […]

City of Winnipeg endorses major library development plan

Library Redevelopment Strategy targets eight libraries for replacement Winnipeg, MB – The City of Winnipeg Public Service is recommending that eight Winnipeg Public Library facilities be replaced beginning in 2013, with seven new facilities. The recommendation was made under the Library Facility Redevelopment Strategy report released today. Library facilities that the report identifies as needing […]

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 […]

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 […]