A blog from the Southern Ontario Library Service

SOLS Initiatives for Governance Support

By the first week of December, most municipal councils have been sworn in and will be poised to begin the task of appointing people to the various local boards and committees with terms tied to council’s term. This, of course, includes library boards. Board Appointments Ideally, councillors understand the importance of making board appointments as […]

Mobile WiFi Hotspots – New professional resource page & a discounted offer

We’ve added a new Professional Resource page on LearnHQ on mobile Wifi hotspots – it’s got some basic tech information, examples of library programs and policies, and more.  It’s amazing what these devices can do to bridge the digital divide, especially for those patrons who do not have internet access at home. Some libraries have asked […]

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. […]