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Topics: Arts, Culture and History Organizations: Municipal Affairs

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February 27, 2020

Description

Public library service is primarily funded through the local tax base at both the local municipal level and also at the regional library system level with support from a provincial library operating grant. Funding is provided under the Municipal Affairs Grants Regulation. The Public Library...


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February 27, 2020

Description

This guide will assist with the completion of the Statement of Receipts and Disbursements and Budget forms which are to be submitted to the Public Library Services Branch by municipal and intermunicipal library boards serving fewer than 10,000 people, as part of the grant application process....


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June 5, 2019

Description

This directory is produced annually by the Public Library Services branch of Alberta Municipal Affairs and contains information on the library systems and public libraries in the province. Includes contact information for each library, hours of operation, population served, number of cardholders,...


Views: 833
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November 21, 2018

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Public library boards are required to submit an annual report to Alberta Municipal Affairs reporting statistics related to public library service delivery. The data from each library's annual report is compiled in the Public Library Statistics document. Financial details in the document are...


Views: 141
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October 17, 2018

Description

Intended for trustees, managers, and staff of Alberta public libraries, this guide is a simplified and condensed version of the Planning for Results process, an industry-standard best practice that can be used by libraries to develop sound strategic plans that meet legal requirements for planning...


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August 1, 2018

Description

This fact sheet is designed for Councillors and municipal chief accounting officers, and highlights the parts of the Libraries Act and Libraries Regulation that they need to know to understand and manage their relationship with public library boards.


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July 1, 2018

Description

This fact sheet explains how a municipal dissolution affects library boards that were formed by the dissolved municipality, and how library boards can prepare for such an event.


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July 1, 2018

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Summarizes information about the appointment of persons under the age of 18 to a library board.


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July 1, 2018

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Presents best practices that can be adopted by public libraries in Alberta, in 10 areas of library service and operation: personnel, hours of opening, collections, information services, resource sharing, technology, facilities, accessibility, indigenous service, and school-housed public...


Views: 31
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June 1, 2018

Description

Explains the requirement under Section 14 of the Libraries Regulation of the employment of a professional librarian by any municipal library board of a municipality with a population of 10,000 or more.