Playwright Kate Cayley talks about how libraries inspired her play The Archive of Missing Things.
Loan Stars Jr.: Librarians pick their top kidlit for July and August
Rainbow Rowell’s graphic novel Pumpkinheads is July and August’s most anticipated book for young people, according to librarians.
Loan Stars: Librarians pick their favourite upcoming August titles
Louise Penny’s new Chief Inspector Gamache novel A Better Man is the most anticipated book for August, according to Canadian librarians.
Canadian libraries galvanize over publisher changes to pricing models
The Canadian Urban Libraries Council has released a statement concerning a new policy change by New York–based Hachette Book Group.
Three innovations at Library and Archives Canada’s new world-leading preservation centre
The new Library and Archives preservation facility in Gatineau, QC, will boast the latest innovations in archiving when it opens in 2022.
Loan Stars: Librarians pick their favourite upcoming July titles
Each month, Canadian library staff vote for their favourite upcoming books, via BookNet Canada’s Loan Stars readers-advisory program and the Canadian Urban Libraries Council.
Canadian library users buy more books
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.
How urban libraries across the country are balancing the demand for safety with users’ needs
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.
Canadian Comics Open Library calls for a new order in how graphica is catalogued
The volunteer non-profit Canadian Comics Open Library proposes a new way to catalogue graphica.
Heather Jessup on literary fakes, forgeries, and the Secret Library of Mr. Prud’homme
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.