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Did You Know? Fun & Interesting Facts about Libraries! by Hannah Wight

I love learning new things. As such, I thought it would be neat to do some research on the profession that I now find myself in. Below are some interesting, strange, and funny facts about libraries. • One of the … Continue reading

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More Bang for your Buck at the Library by Rebecca Hunt

A question that is occasionally asked of library staff members is, “How is the library funded?” In Ontario, libraries are funded primarily through municipal tax dollars. In Temiskaming Shores, and in most libraries across Ontario, this accounts for about 85% … Continue reading

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Library Use in Ontario, by Sue Culhane

The Federation of Ontario Public Libraries recently polled their members in order to get some input into the current situation regarding library usage. The results showed some very interesting statistics. There is ongoing pressure on libraries to work on compliance … Continue reading

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