Some people turn to sci-fi as a way to escape the real world. Lorna Toolis, former head of the Toronto Public Library’s Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation, and Fantasy discovered the genre while fleeing from Canada’s national sport.
Over the course of the pandemic, public libraries across the country have moved into uncharted territory to support their communities.
In late September, the Cree-Dakelh author’s second picture book, The Bear’s Medicine, was chosen for this year’s First Nation Communities READ program.
An op-ed that appeared in the Globe and Mail has generated renewed support for the Public Lending Right program.
Eyland died on May 16, four years after a lung transplant.
User engagement with digital collections has risen more than one hundred per cent at many libraries across Canada.
Each month, Canadian library staff vote for their most-anticipated upcoming books.