A new survey by BookNet Canada reports that, on average, Canadian library-goers buy more books than those who don’t frequent the library at all.
What’s behind the rash of issues in Canada’s downtown libraries? In short, a city’s societal problems – like poverty, alcohol and drug abuse, violence, and mental-health crises – have a habit of seeping into its libraries.
The volunteer non-profit Canadian Comics Open Library proposes a new way to catalogue graphica.
This is the story behind The Secret Library of Mr. Prud’homme, a touring exhibition with stops in Halifax, Toronto, Saskatoon, and Vancouver, which examines artistic ownership and institutional authority.
After their budgets were cut by 50%, OLSN CEO Mellissa D’Onofrio-Jones and SOLS CEO Barbara Franchetto explain some of the services that their organizations offer and the trickle-down impact of the cuts.
An online campaign reveals the tensions between Canadian libraries and multinational publishers over digital pricing and audiobook availability.
Vivek Shraya’s graphic novel Death Threat tops the librarians’ most-anticipated list.
The Libraries of Peel Region have named Spork, a picture book written by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault, as its first Three Communities One Story community-read title.