Dates & Deadlines

This timeline is intended to help public libraries to keep track of various obligations and opportunities, including deadlines from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. 

Month Task Dates (in 2018)
January Registration for Winter semester (EXCEL, Online Courses, Webinars) – Open in LearnHQ in mid-January for a 3 week period Tuesday January 16 to Friday February 2, 2018

TD Summer Reading Club  - Ordering of free materials

Deadline is January 23, 2018

SOLS Postage Reimbursement – For interlibrary loan postage expenses.  Due January 15, 2018
February

Ministry - Annual Survey of Public Libraries covering 2017 - The database to enter survey data is GO-Secure  (final deadline is June 30, 2018)

 
Ontario Library Association SuperConference January 31 to February 3, 2018

Networking Meetings for Library staff from across southern Ontario (Library Committees) 

 
First Nation Public Library Week  
April-June

 

 

Networking meetings for Library trustees (Trustee Councils) April 7, 14, or 21, 2018
Networking meetings for Library staff (Library Committees) - held in late April to early June  
 

 

Sept-Oct

Ministry - Public Library Operating Grant, Pay Equity, and First Nation Salary Supplement Program (PLOG/PE/FNSS).  Application is completed through the Grants Ontario website  (anticipated opening time for this application is early September 2018 and anticipated deadline is October 31, 2018)

 
Networking meetings for Library staff (Library Commitees) - held in late September/early October  

 

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