Canadian School Library Day

View this email in your browser Canadian School Library Day: Monday October 28, 2019 CSLD 2019 Theme: Celebrating Leading Learning’s 5th Anniversary! Canadian School Library Day (CSLD)  2019 is coming up on Monday October 28. As Leading Learning celebrates five years since first publication this year we hope schools will focus CSLD events and celebrations to profile how Leading Learning has helped libraries in schools/districts/provinces/territories to grow as vibrant library learning commons. Connect to our website for ideas to get you started, including: Preparing for CSLD: Celebrating Your School’s Progress with Leading Learning: Ideas to get you started. Celebrating on the Day: At your school, in your school district, in your association. More information… Journée nationale des bibliothèques scolaires canadiennes: Lundi, le 28 octobre, 2019 Thème de la JNBSC 2019: Célébrer le 5e anniversaire de L’Apprentissage en tête La Journée canadienne des bibliothèques scolaires (JNBSC) 2019 aura lieu lundi, le 28 octobre. Comme L’apprentissage en tête célèbre cette année ses cinq ans depuis sa première publication, nous espérons que les écoles organiseront des événements et des célébrations JNBSC pour montrer comment L’apprentissage en tête aide les bibliothèques dans les écoles, les districts, les provinces et territoires à se développer en tant que communautés d’apprentissage de bibliothèques dynamiques. Visiter notre site Web pour beaucoup d’idées pour célébrer, y compris: Se préparer pour la JNBSC: Célébrer les progrès de votre école grâce à L’apprentissage en tête: Des idées pour vous aider à démarrer. Célébrer le jour: à votre école, dans votre commission scolaire, et dans votre association. Plus...

Windsor Public Library opens new west end John Muir Branch in old firehall

The new John Muir Branch is now a reality ….. As you can see from below…the community is loving “the most beautiful public library in Canada”. https://windsorstar.com/news/local-news/new-library-opens-in-west-windsor-in-tribute-to-prominent-local-leader https://www.iheartradio.ca/am800/news/public-library-set-to-welcome-community-to-new-john-muir-library-in-sandwich-town-1.10016743 https://windsorite.ca/2019/09/photos-new-windsor-public-library-john-muir-branch-celebrates-grand-opening/ https://windsorite.ca/2019/09/john-muir-branch-officially-opens-saturday/ Kitty Pope Chief Executive Offic Windsor Public Library 850 Ouellette Avenue Windsor, ON N9A 4M9 ph. 519-255-6770 ext.4425 www.windsorpubliclibrary.com<http://www.windsorpubliclibrary.com>...

2019-2020 Call for nominations: Inscriptions to the Canada Memory of the World Register

CFLA Please disseminate widely 2019-2020 Call for nominations: Inscriptions to the Canada Memory of the World Register   In collaboration with its Canadian Advisory Committee for Memory of the World, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) is pleased to launch the third Call for Nominations for inscriptions on the Canada Memory of the World Register. This Register recognizes significant documentary heritage related to Canada and its peoples, and is one of the vehicles of the UNESCO Memory of the World Program which aims at preserving and providing access to documentary heritage as the embodiment of the memory of humanity.   In recognition of the United Nations’ International Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024, CCUNESCO extends a special call for documentary heritage related to Black Canadians with the goal of increasing awareness of this community’s diverse cultures, history, and contributions to Canadian society.   CCUNESCO continues to extend a special call for proposals for documentary heritage related to Indigenous languages and cultures. Many are considered to be endangered, and their preservation, strengthening and revitalization are of crucial importance to Indigenous peoples and to Canadian society.   We invite all individuals, private or public institutions, organizations and communities to consult CCUNESCO’s website for more information on this process. The deadlines for declarations of interest are December 2, 2019 and March 2, 2019.   The Secretariat   **************************     Veuillez diffuser largement 2019-2020 Appel à candidatures: Inscriptions au Registre de la Mémoire du monde du Canada   En collaboration avec son Comité consultatif canadien de la Mémoire du monde, la Commission canadienne pour l’UNESCO (CCUNESCO) est heureuse de lancer le troisième Appel à candidatures pour le Registre de la Mémoire du...

Ontario to lose more than 10,000 teaching positions over five years under Ford government changes: watchdog

This can be predicted to have an impact on public libraries as more school libraries risk having less staff support. This is a report by the Ontario government’s Financial Accountability Office of Ontario. “Ontario to lose more than 10,000 teaching positions over five years under Ford government changes: watchdog Ontario will lose more than 10,000 teaching positions over the next five years under changes by the Ford government that boost class sizes and usher in mandatory online classes, says a new report by the legislature’s independent financial watchdog. Some 994 elementary positions and 9,060 secondary that would have been needed will be gone from the education system, says the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario, which looked at the impact of the changes when compared to 2018-19 and using student ratios from that year — before the bigger classes were announced — and also includes coming enrolment increases. This year alone, there are 2,826 fewer teachers than there would have been under the previous teacher/student ratios, says the report released Thursday at Queen’s Park. “When we analyze any program change, we always look at what we call the baseline,” said Financial Accountability Officer Peter Weltman, speaking to reporters at Queen’s Park. “… Really, what it means is, had there been no change to the education program, to class sizes, because of the significant population growth and enrolment growth that that would entail — if nothing had changed we would need 10,000 more teacher jobs five years out.” The government’s estimate of 3,475 positions is based on “jobs that will be taken out of the system that currently exist. So both...