Here’s the stuff I promised at our AGM about our election preparedness for June and October. We’re meeting with OLA et al in the next few weeks to do more. But, this is a good start to share with your staff and board.
Below are some links to the materials available including the election kit for lobbying for the OLA/FOPL “ASK” as well as our “ASK”.
Online access is on FOPL.ca here:
Data that help are here:
2016 Ontario Public Library Data Analysis
3D Printers, Maker Space Labs, and Digital Media Labs, 2015-2016
2016 Analysis of Public Library Partnerships
WHAT MAKES A SUCCESSFUL PLACE?
City of Kitchener Council resolution that urges the Province of Ontario to recognize the contribution of local libraries
kitchener-council-resolution- that-urges-the-province-of- ontario-to-recognize-the- contribution-of-local- libraries/
If you want to see more, check out:
LA/ADVOCACY/Take_Action/OLA/Is sues_Advocacy/Advocacy_101.asp x?hkey=6385cb45-e64e-48e8-81bd -d3898d05a76a
LA/ADVOCACY/OLA/Issues_Advocac y/OLA_Advocacy.aspx?hkey= bb3ab7a0-bfe5-477a-9059-0e6a39 157d8f
Another good election kit is from the Ontario Not for profit Network, ONN, whic represents the public benefit sector (new jargon). Their toolkits and other helpful tools are here:
OLA FOPL MPP Meeting Campaign Toolkit
OLA FOPL Joint Budget “ASK” Submission
Hope this helps…
Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA
Executive Director, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries