Documents: FOPL 2018 AGM: Feb. 1, 2018 4 pm, MTCC104A

FOPL 2018 AGM: Feb. 1, 2018 4 pm, MTCC104A Agenda Feb. 1, 2018 2018 FOPL_AGM_AGENDA_2017-2 FOPL Proxy and Board Membership 2018_FOPL_PROXY AGM  Minutes of Feb. 2, 2017 2017_AGM_MINUTES draft for approval Chair’s Report: FOPL Chair Report 2018 Executive Director’s Report ED Quarterly Report based on ED Goals AGM and Feb. 2, 2018 version Treasurer’s Report FOPL AGM Draft Treasurers Report 2018 2 Auditors’ Report with financial Statements ending Oct. 31, 2017 FOPL AGM Draft Treasurers Report 2018 Financial Statements Federation of Ontario Public Libraries FS 2017 Draft 2018 FOPL Budget revised 2018 budget Working Groups Report 2017 Working Groups Report for AGM CELUPL Report CELUPL AGM comments January 2018 Nominations Report Nomination Committee report 01’18 Federation of Ontario Public Libraries Annual General Meeting AGENDA Thursday, february 1st, 2018 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (registration opens at 3:30 pm) Metro Toronto Convention Centre / OLA Super Conference – Room MTCC 104A                                                                                                                Call to Order/Confirmation of Quorum                                                                 Merritt       2. Guests                                                                                                                                 Merritt   All documents are available here: http://fopl.ca/committeestask-forces/board-of-directors-2/   Approval Of meeting agenda * Merritt Motion: That the Federation of Ontario Public Libraries AGM Agenda of February 1st, 2018 be approved as circulated and described in the Notice of AGM   Approval of AGM minutes – Feb. 2, 2017 *                                                ...

2016 Ontario Public Library Data Analysis

Just in time for OLA Super Conference! FOPL is pleased to announce the availability of the third annual edition of: Federation of Ontario Public Libraries Ontario Public Library Operating Data 2007-2016 Overview, Primer on Library Statistics, and Collected Tables Robert E. Molyneux, MSLS, PhD, Statistician Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA, Executive Director, FOPL Released: January 2018 Loads of new measures and tables! Table of Contents Introduction 1 Primer on Library Data 7 The Ontario Public Library Data 17 Population and Circulation at Ontario Public Libraries, 2007-2016 22 Table 1: Summary Characteristics of Ontario Public Libraries, 2007-2016 24 Charts based on Table 1’s Summary Data 34 Key Ratios 40 Table 2: Key Ratios at Ontario Public Libraries, 2016 44 Rank Order Tables 50 Table 3: Rank Order Table: Circulations per capita 52 Table 4: Rank Order Table: Active Cardholders per capita 58 Table 5: Rank Order Table: Total Expenditures per capita 63 Table 6: Rank Order Table: Electronic Materials Expenditures per capita 70 Table 7: Rank Order Table: Program Attendance per 100 population 76 New Measures 82 Table 8: Material Holdings, by Band 84 Table 9: Rank Order Table: Titles Held 85 Program Details 91 Table 10: Programs by subjects offered 92 Social Media 94 Table 11: Social Media Summary 95 Additional Expenditure Categories 96 Table 12: Select Expenditure Categories as a % of Total Operating Expenditures 98 Table 13: Capital Expenditures 99 This report contains some preliminary analyses and comparisons of Ontario public library performance from 2007-2016. Credit is due to our Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Sport for jumping on the open-data trend and making the raw data that public libraries...

CFLA AGM Agenda and documents

Bilingual message — Message bilingue Dear members, Please find attached the agenda and documents for the CFLA-FCAB 2018 Annual General Meeting taking place on Wednesday January 31, 2018, 10:30 a.m. EST, Room 204, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The Audit Review Report will follow. All information is also available on our website at http://cfla-fcab.ca/en/meet ings/annual-general-meeting- 2018/ Best, Katherine ——— Chers / Chères membres, Veuillez trouver ci-joint l’ordre du jour et les documents de l’assemblée générale annuelle 2018 de la FCAB-CFLA qui aura lieu le mercredi 31 janvier 2018 à 10 h 30 HNE, Salle 204, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Le rapport de la mission d’examen suivra. Les documents sont aussi disponible sur le site Web à http://cfla-fcab.ca/fr/aprop os/reunions/2018-assemblee- general-annuelle/ Cordialement, Katherine Katherine McColgan, CAEExecutive Director — Directrice générale Canadian Federation of Library Associations Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques 75 rue Jolicoeur, Gatineau QC, J8Y 1A8 613.867.7789 www.cfla-fcab.ca @CFLAFCAB @kdmccolgan Doc1-2017_FCAB-CFLA_AGA_PV-projet 2018_AGM_Agenda-ODJ_AGA...

Making a Newspaperbot

For those Ontario communities who’ve seen a decline in your number of newspapers, this might be useful: Making a Newspaperbot The following is a guest post from Library of Congress Labs Innovation Intern, Aditya Jain. While exploring the possibilities of digital collections, Aditya created @newspaperbot. Below he shares his process, some of the challenges he encountered, along with the code. https://blogs.loc.gov/thesignal/2018/01/making-a-newspaperbot/ The Libraries Bringing Small-Town News Back to Life As local-news outlets disappear in America, some libraries are gaining new relevance. https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/01/libraries-local-news/551594/...