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Upcoming professional development opportunities:

Safety Toolkit Training for Rural Public Library Staff

Canadian Urban Libraries Council / Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaines du Canada (CULC/CBUC) formed a Safety and Security Working Group to:

  • develop a toolkit consisting of best practices regarding safety and security; and
  • promote learning, support, and collaboration around safety and security in public libraries

Karin Borland, Manager of Winnipeg Public Library will be hosting a webinar to go over the toolkit along with Moe Hosseini-Ara, Director of Branch Operations & Customer Experience (Toronto Public Library) and Heather Robertson, Director of Service Design and Innovation (Calgary Public Library). There will be opportunity for discussion among webinar participants. View the toolkit here

WHEN: Monday, April 22, 2024 from 10 am to 11:30 am Central Time
COST: Free
Safety and Security Toolkit Webinar Sign-up (

This webinar is open to Manitoba public library staff and Manitoba public library board/trustees.

Registration is open until Friday, April 19, 2024.
A Zoom link will be provided day of meeting.
Questions? Please contact Attention: Annabel Perez

Co-hosted by the Manitoba Library Association and Winnipeg Public Library