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OLA Headline Stories > OLA People Here and Now

Posted 01 November 2011

Nigel Tappin, Regional OPLA Councillor Central East and Information Service Coordinator at Huntsville Public Library, takes up a new position as Head of Reference at the Manitoba Legislative Library in late November. After almost ten years at Huntsville and over 20 as an Ontario public  librarian with Huntsville, North York, and elsewhere, Nigel  looks fo...


OLA Headline Stories > Ontario's new cabinet to be sworn in today.

Posted 20 October 2011

Of interest to the library sector, the following ministers have the following cabinets:

Ministry of Tourism and Culture: Michael Chan remains as minister
Ministry of Education, Minister of Women's Issues: Laurel Broten
Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities: Glen Murray (previously Ministry of Innovation and Research)
Ministry of Municipal...


OLA Headline Stories > OLA People Here and Now

Posted 18 October 2011

Marzio Appolloni, Chief Librarian, Bruce County Public Library system announces retirement in March 2012.

Marzio was a recent recipient of the OPLA Lifetime Achievement Award for life long service to the profession and his significant contributions  to the growth and innovation of public libraries in  Ontario.  

For two years he was the chairman of the...


OLA Headline Stories > Human Library Events coming up @ your Library

Posted 17 October 2011

The Ontario Library Association’s Human Library Committee has created a Human Library Toolkit for all Ontario Libraries to use when planning an event. If your library is hosting a Human Library event – please let us know so we can promote it for you!

The following Human Library Events will be taking place in the next couple weeks across the province...


OLA Headline Stories > The Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading® Kicks Off For Another Year

Posted 12 October 2011

TORONTO, ON --(October 11, 2011) – With just one week left to go, the Ontario Library Association and S&B Books are excited to reveal the short-listed nominated titles for the 2012 Forest of Reading®.  All nominated titles will be posted on the Forest® page of the OLA website on October 17th, 2011, which you can visit at http://www.accessola.com/fores...