learnLearn something new in February! Enjoy a cup of tea at your desk while you hear from Julie Flett, the author and illustrator of Wild Berries, or Pakwa che Menisu. Julie will discuss her books, art, awards, First Nation Communities READ (FNCR) touring experience, ideas for programming with Wild Berries, and upcoming projects. This webinar airs Wednesday, February 11 2015 at 2PM - click to register
learnOur Winter webinars have been announced and there is something for everyone. Amy Koester will suggest children's librarians make excellent media mentors on February 4th. Oxford County Library will chat with us about renovations and bringing a new branch into the fold on February 12th. Check out our full listing for more learning opportunities.
first nations communities read logoFirst 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.
helping handA 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.