Public Libraries Interest Group

Public Libraries Interest Group

Welcome to the Public Libraries Interest Group (PLIG)!


About PLIG



A connected, inclusive, and informed public library community.



Providing connection, information, and advocacy for BC’s public library community. The BCLA Public Libraries Interest Group holds the same core values of BCLA:

  1. Access and Inclusion
  2. Intellectual Freedom
  3. Innovation and Creativity
  4. Diversity
  5. Literacy and Lifelong Learning
  6. Accountability



Engage the public library community:

  • Be a platform for discussing and sharing issues, ideas and inspiration concerning public libraries
  • Provide opportunities for community and relationship building

Provide opportunities for professional development

Increase group capacity:

  • Grow active participation in events and meetings
  • Ensure inclusion across the province and across all public library staff positions



Members belong to the BC Library Association and will be drawn from the public library community at large, based on interest.


Executive Members


Recording Secretary:

Communications Officer: 

Student Reps:

  • UBC Representative: Taking nominations
  • Langara Representative: Taking nominations



Got some feedback for us? Contact the PLIG executive at [email protected] or fill out our feedback form.


Join the Conversation

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