A blog from the Southern Ontario Library Service

Library Board Transitions

With new municipal councils across Ontario beginning four-year terms in December, appointments to library boards will soon follow. On the new Board Transition webpage, you’ll find information about Board Appointments, Board Succession, and Board Orientation. We’ve also included a webinar on board transitions and some FAQs that are relevant to senior leadership teams and current board […]

We’ve relaunched our Professional Resources on LearnHQ!

We have some exciting LearnHQ news to share—the revamp of the Professional Resources section! The Professional Resources are freely available to public library staff and library board members across Ontario. Curated by staff at SOLS and OLS-North, these pages bring together websites, publications, books lists, and videos on a wide range of library specific topics. […]

OLA Marketing Libraries Think Tank 2016 Recap

Last month, I attended the OLA Marketing Libraries Think Tank, hosted at Kitchener Public Library. As a new member of the SOLS team, this was a great opportunity to jump into conversations on not only promoting library services and programs, but also how marketing and the customer experience are intertwined. The Think Tank was wonderfully […]