Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urba

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CULC/CBUC Unanimously supports motion recognizing Schrader

In a moment of appreciation the CULC/CBUC members gathered in Calgary on October 1 passed the following motion:

MOTION

WHEREAS Alvin Schrader has spent a career in librarianship inspiring, educating and supporting and defending the issues surrounding Intellectual Freedom for Canadians and the role that the library plays in that ecosystem.   

 

GIVEN THAT contribution it is imperative to recognize Alvin’s lifetime contribution.  CULC/CBUC recognizes this contribution and thanks him for his leadership and support.  

 

Moved by Maureen Sawa, Greater Victoria Public Library

 

Seconded by Vickery Bowles, Toronto Public Library

 

UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED

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Governor General Awards

CULC/CBUC is once again partnering with Canada Council for the Arts in the promotion of the 2018 Governor General's Literary Awards.

Canada Council for the Arts have provided CULC/CBUC with ads and logos for creating publicity materials for your library, these materials are located in the membership area under “Governor General's Literary Awards”.

Finalists are announced at 7:00 am on Wednesday, October 3.

Winners are announced at 7:00 am on Tuesday, October 30.

Governor General's Literary Awards 2018 – Read Great Books

Prix Littéraires du Gouverneur Général 2018 – Lisez de grands livres

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Congratulations to New Minister of Canadian Heritage

The Canadian Urban Libraries Council / Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada sent a letter to The Honourable Pablo Rodríguez to congratulate him on his appointment as the new Minister of Canadian Heritage and share their support of the National Heritage Digitization Strategy.

CULC-CBUC Congratulations to Rodríguez

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CULC/CBUC responds to TOR Library Embargo

CULC/CBUC sent letters to both Fritz Foy, President and publisher; and Tom Doherty, Chairman, of Tor Books about the publisher’s four month embargo on selling new Tor ebooks to libraries.

The letters are available here:

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Hotel Information for Autumn Meeting and PLLF Program

To reserve your Fall 2018 CULC hotel room: http://hiltongardeninn.hilton.com/en/gi/groups/personalized/Y/YYCDTGI-CULC8-20181001/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Group Name:

2018 CULC Conference

Group Code:

CULC8

Check-in:

30-SEPT-2018

Check-out:

03-OCT-2018

Hotel Name:

Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown


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