Projects & Reports

Current and past studies that the Federation has commissioned or participated in are detailed below.  Please click the study title to read more information and reports.

FOPL Member Training Series: Influencing Skills – Advocacy for Public Libraries

FOPL is excited to announce that registration is open for members and non-members for our series of webinars and teleconferences to build our sector's capacity for influence and advocating for the value of public libraries.

Revised Proposal for Public Library Operating Grants

The Federation of Ontario Public Libraries submitted to the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport an updated proposal to increase public library operating grants based on 2011 Census and CPI data.  To ensure equity on a per capita basis across the province, the funding envelope now being requested is $50.9 million. Click here to read […]

Preschool Early Literacy Programs in Ontario Public Libraries: Final Report

Children motivated to read, ready for school after participating in Ontario Public Library preschool literacy program, OISE research shows.

Capital Needs Analysis – Final Report

The full Capital Needs Analysis Report is available here for viewing or download as a PDF.

Public Library Literacy Program Study

Press Release – Issued: 4 February 2010 Literacy Study Results Executive Summary Full Report Appendix A – Anecdotal Evidence The Federation’s Research Task Force has completed its study of literacy programs provided by Ontario public libraries.  This study was partly funded by the Ministry of Culture and was undertaken as a result of a direct […]

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