Stronger libraries.
Stronger communities.

Photo above: Through the Glass at Idea Exchange, Hespeler. The display was part of the City of Cambridge’s Winter Illumination. Photo by Little Electric Inc.

Read the Inaugural Strategic Plan.
A Message from our CEO.

Image

Let's Talk Libraries

Latest blog posts from the Ontario Library Service.

New Year, New Training Trends: 5 Key Topics in 2022

Jan 27,2022
Photo: Creative Commons “3529-david-bowie-was-photographed-performing-0x375-1” by Shi Devotion is licensed under CC PDM 1.0 Happy New Year! Here’s hoping this one will be better than the last. These

Ontario Library Service Welcomes Lee Puddephatt

Nov 10,2021
The Ontario Library Service is happy to announce that Lee Puddephatt will be joining the Ontario Library Service Team as Training and Events Coordinator effective November 8th 2021.  Lee brings to our

Going Fine Free: The Public Library Debate

Jun 21,2021
On June 10, 2021 the Ontario Library Service and the OPLA Research and Evaluation Committee partnered to host a panel session and live ONLibChat on the fine free movement in public libraries. Throughout the first

Thank you to the Ontario library community!

Mar 25,2021
Last fall, amid news that the OLS-North and SOLS would be amalgamating, I indicated that I would retire at the end of March 2021. It’s hard to believe that day is quickly approaching. Like many before me who’ve