Public Libraries Interest Group

Public Libraries Interest Group

Welcome to the Public Libraries Interest Group (PLIG)!

About PLIG

Vision

A connected, inclusive, and informed public library community.

Mission

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

Goals

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

For information about PLIG please contact Alexis Greenwood

Membership

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

Executive Members (April 2021-2022)

Chair: Alexis Greenwood

Recording Secretary: Vicky Woo

Communications Officer: William Dereume

Student Reps:

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

Contact

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

 

Please see our News and Events page for upcoming events and meetings: News and Events – Public Libraries Interest Group (bclaconnect.ca)

Join the Conversation

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