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December 13, 2018

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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,...


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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...


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August 1, 2018

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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 public library boards.


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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...


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April 1, 2018

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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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September 1, 2017

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This document aims to provide general information and a process for creating library policies and bylaws, plus specific information on the ten required policies including templates and discussion points. The target audience is trustees who have attended Public Library Services Branch board...


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April 1, 2017

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In order to be considered eligible for funding, library boards must complete a public library survey and submit and annual report each year. This document contains complete instructions and definitions for the questions in the Survey and Annual Report.


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August 1, 2016

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This handbook provides information to assist new library trustees and library managers in their roles.


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July 29, 2016

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Presents an overview and summary of the Little Ones in Libraries: Symposium on Early Childhood Library Services, sponsored by the Public Library Services Branch in February 2016.


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February 1, 2016

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In 2015, the Public Library Services Branch of Municipal Affairs administered a survey to all public libraries in Alberta to get an overview of how libraries serve the under-5 (pre-Kindergarten) population.