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LET'S TALK LIBRARIES

A blog from the Southern Ontario Library Service

Ontario Public Library Guidelines As An Assessment Tool

The Ontario Public Library Guidelines Monitoring and Accreditation Council recently released the 7th edition of the Ontario Public Library Guidelines (OPLG). First introduced in 1997, the OPLG have been updated and improved with each edition, the latest changes having to do with responding to emerging trends and issues, such as the findings of the Truth […]

Legislative Update – Bill 148 and Public Libraries

Bill 148, also known as the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs 2017, has brought changes to the Ontario’s Employment Standards Act (ESA), Labour Relations Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.  While the most obvious change was the January 1st increase in the general minimum wage to $14 per hour (from $11.60), there are other […]