Canada: Calgary Library System Launches Three-Year Strategic Plan
From the Calgary Herald:
Calgary’s public library is taking a bold approach ahead of its centennial year — one that includes tackling proposals for a new central library, opening a Saddletowne branch and launching its three-year strategic plan.
In its annual direct mail campaign, which solicits donations from card holders, officials ask Calgarians online and by mail, “What does the library mean to you?”
And Calgarians have answered — with more than 2,000 responses and donations, said library foundation executive director Paul Royston.
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See Also: “We Are 100 Years Old!”
From the CPL Community Heritage and Family History Blog. Includes some great pictures of the library from 1911.
See Also: Calgary Public Library 100th Anniversary Web Site
See Also: Library asks Calgary users to chart course (via Calgary Herald)
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