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New PLSB Resources Available: Best Practices and more!

Best Practices for Alberta Public Libraries

Working in consultation with public library stakeholders, PLSB has updated the Best Practices for Alberta Public Libraries document for 2018. Print copies will be mailed to each library and an electronic version is now available on our website. Feedback regarding the document is welcome. Please send your comments to Kerry Anderson (Kerry.anderson@gov.ab.ca).

Alberta Public Library Directory

The Alberta Public Library Directory has been updated for 2018. A print copy is being sent to all public libraries. The electronic version on our website (http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/plsb_directory) is updated regularly (as we are notified of changes), whereas the print version is current as of July of 2018. Please remember to notify PLSB (libraries@gov.ab.ca or 780-427-4871) if there is a change in library manager, board chair or library address/phone, etc.

Municipal Councils and Library Boards: Roles and Responsibilities

Municipal Councils and Library Boards: Roles and Responsibilities is a fact sheet designed for councillors and CAOs, highlighting the parts of the Libraries Act and Libraries Regulation that they need to know to understand and manage their relationship public library boards. It can be found on our website under Public Library Legislation.

Policies and Bylaws: A Guide for Alberta Public Library Boards

Policies and Bylaws: A Guide for Alberta Public Library Boards was published in September 2017, and a copy was sent to all public library boards. An electronic version is provided on our Policies page.