Opening Date

ASPL opens January 17, 2020

Deadline Extended to:

August 15, 2020

How to proceed?

Who to contact?


Access Go-Secure

Access via GO-Secure. Note: If you completed the ASPL last year, you do not have to re-register but you may need to update your password.

ASPL Database

Open ASPL database. Enter your GO-Secure ID (your e-mail address) and Password to login.

ASPL Instructions

Instructions, as well as a blank copy of the survey, are provided on the main ASPL page.

Section C Statistics

SOLS has compiled statistics required for Section C: Holdings - for use in the ASPL if you participated in the OverDrive Provincial Consortium, Archambault Consortium or purchased specific products using the "Provincial Licensing" offers in 2019.
For assistance with ASPL, contact:

Peggy Malcolm

Nancy Cooper

For inquiries in French, contact:

Alexandra Taylor 

Ministry staff responsible for the Annual Survey of Public Libraries:

Adam Haviaras (416 314-7158)
Rob Lavery (416 314-7154)

The Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries is responsible for administering the Public Libraries Act, and statutory grants under the Act including the Public Library Operating, Pay Equity, and First Nation Salary Supplement Grants Program.  They also publish the annual Ontario Public Library Statistics, using information collected through the ASPL.

Contact Us

SOLS staff are available to provide assistance with the completion of this grant. Please contact Peggy Malcolm or Nancy Cooper.