Hi FOPL Members:
Just a lot happening at FOPL so I thought I’d send you a list of recent postings that may be useful for you during this election period as well as for your strategic planning needs:
Released: Municipal Election Toolkit: Get ready for your local election!
2017 FOPL Statistics and Peer Analyses
|Public Library and First Nation Public Library Technology Needs in next two years from 2017
|Public Library and First Nation Public Library Technology Needs in next two years from 2017 Annual Survey
Research: Creative Writing at the Library
5 ways to help people feel more connected to their local community
CFLA recommends that Parliament eliminate Crown copyright
NYT Book Review: The Key to Happiness Might Be as Simple as a Library or a Park
The rapid pace of change – and what it means for municipal leaders by
2018 Canadian CAO Report: The new report provides a candid look at the top pressing issues that are keeping Canada’s CAOs awake at night
Community Builder’s Manifesto
“Community is the earth, water, air, and sunshine for our sense of belonging and purpose. It is the ecosystem — the set of people, places, structures, organizations, resources and behaviors– that allow us to feel like we are seen, heard, understood and valued, and where we find the tools to reach our goals.”
5 Coworking Spaces and Business Incubators in Libraries That Support Local Workers
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Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA
Executive Director, Federation of Ontario Public Libraries
Principal, Lighthouse Consulting Inc.