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November 3, 2004 News release about the strategic plan announcement
http://www2.news.gov.bc.ca/nrm_news_releases/2004MAE0053-000910.htm

Libraries Without Walls: The World Within Your Reach (PDF) is a vision for public libraries in British Columbia . This plan is the result of 18 months of intense consultation with the library and municipal communities. It outlines clear directions for service development over the next three years and it reflects a commitment to strengthening library services across all of British Columbia.
http://www.mcaws.gov.bc.ca/lgd/public_libraries/plplan/library_strategic_plan.pdf

October 2004 From the President of the Canadian Library Trustees Association

September 21, 2004 “Links to Literacy” A Great Success

The British Columbia Public Libraries Annual Statistics 2003 are now available in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Excel formats at this link: http://www.mcaws.gov.bc.ca/lgd/public_libraries/statistics/

June 2004 Press Release from Media Awareness Network
Media Awareness Network (MNet) has launched a new section of its award-winning Web site, the latest initiative in its five-year partnership with the Canadian library sector. Web Awareness for Librarians provides a comprehensive range of Internet literacy resources to support librarians in helping young people become safe, wise and responsible Internet users. The new section can be found at:
www.media-awareness.ca/english/special_initiatives/web_awareness/wa_librarians/index.cfm

British Columbia Library Association announces 2004-2005 Board of Directors

April 26, 2004 Two Libraries One Search

April 2004 CLA has posted a number of resources relating to library issues in the context of the federal government jurisdiction on their web site. Included is a 29 page position document entitled Critical Issues Facing the Government of Canada. http://www.cla.ca/top/whatsnew/wnap1904_2.htm
Pposition paper (pdf). http://www.cla.ca/issues/cla_buildingtheknowledgeeconomy_final.pdf
Resources are at: http://www.cla.ca/issues/federal_election.htm

April 21st, 2004 "VIRL Welcomes Provincial Library Grant"

April 14, 2004 STUART ROSENBERG NAMED MANAGER OF THE MISSION (B.C.) LIBRARY

March 25 2004 Federal Budget will have negative effect on nonprofits and charities.

March 24 2004 VANCOUVER PUBLIC LIBRARY TO OPEN MORE SUNDAYS, MORE LOCATIONS

March 16, 2004 For the Love of Libraries - Andrew Cohen, The Ottawa Citizen

Feb 19 2004 Web Awareness Day CLA News Release

Feb 04 THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY LIBRARY

Jan 04 Media Release - Library Book Postal Rate (pdf)

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