Issue 3

Executive update: 2016 BC Library Conference debrief

We had a great BC Library Conference this year! I’m not sure if there’s been a shift in the library community generally, or if the overall feelings of happiness, collaboration, and engagement that permeated the 2016 conference were limited to that event. I’m inclined...

How to mentor your boss: Tips for library techs

If I have had any success as a librarian, I owe much of it to the mentorship of library technicians. Don’t get me wrong, I am a professional librarian. I believe in the merit of our professional hierarchy. I respect the role of librarians and our unique opportunities...

Libraries in the media

The following is a comprehensive list of recent news articles related to libraries in BC and beyond. JANUARY CBC News. “Not just for books: Public libraries provide services for new Canadians.” CBC (Jan. 16, 2016). Adam Donnelly. “Kamloops families ‘Unplug and Play’...