Multicultural Services Interest Group
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Multicultural Services Interest Group

Welcome to the Multicultural Services Interest Group (MSIG)

Our mandate is:

  1. To advocate for equitable library services for culturally diverse communities
  2. To support library workers and others interested in services for culturally diverse communities

Our objectives are:

  • to identify relevant trends and gaps in services for culturally diverse communities;
  • to improve access to library services, programs, and world language collections for culturally diverse communities
  • to provide support to, and share information and experience with libraries and library staff in British Columbia
  • to identify, explore, and where possible, address issues of racism and Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI)

Learn more about us by reading our Terms of Reference.

Attend a meeting

Meetings are held 4 times per year and are open to everyone. Working groups may meet at other times. Virtual meeting link will be emailed to mailing list two weeks in advance of meeting and in a reminder email one day in advance.


Subscribe to our forum

  • Get news and updates about our interest group and the work we are doing
  • Share information and research on multicultural services
  • Learn when and where are our meeting being held

Join the forum: BCLA Multicultural Services Interest Group | BCLA (


Join the interest group

New members are always welcome. To join or for more information, connect with our Chair, Emily Guerrero: [email protected] or our Secretary, Andrea Davidson: [email protected]

Join the Conversation

Check out what everyone is discussing over on the forum BCLA Multicultural Services Interest Group here. Must be a member of BCLA or a forum member to view & discuss.