Save the date! On April 30th, 2015, staff from libraries across Ontario will gather to discuss strategic directions in Ontario's public library community. This Symposium will feature dynamic speakers looking towards 2025 and identifying important trends. Make sure to register for Libraries 2025 before March 17th to take advantage of the subsidized registration package. All registrations close March 25th, 2015.
First Nation Communities READ is an annual reading program launched in 2003 by the First Nations public library community in Ontario. It encourages family literacy, intergenerational storytelling and information sharing. It also aims to increase awareness of the relevance and importance of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit writing, illustration, and publishing. Thank you for submitting your works' for consideration - the contest is now closed. Click for details.
A competencies approach to performance management links individual performance to organizational goals and strategies. The SOLS Competencies Index has been compiled as a staff development tool specifically for Ontario public libraries. SOLS staff will outline the Competencies tool at the winter 2014 round of Library Committees.
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The Southern Ontario Library Service is working to make our website accessible to all. We welcome comments and suggestions on access improvements and encourage you to take a look at our updated Accessibility Policy. If you require a particular PDF or word document in an accessible format, please do not hesitate to contact us. We also offer BrowseAloud reading support - click on the spiral graphic on the right to launch this. Learn more about BrowseAloud.
The support of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport is gratefully acknowledged.