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Library Closures in Newfoundland and Labrador

on May 18, 2016 - 7:27am

The Manitoba Library Association has issued a statement to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador regarding the announced closures of 54 public library branches in the province. 

If you are opposed to the announced cuts to the public libraires in Newfoundland and Labrador, check out NLLA's Take Action to express your opinion to Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Dale Kirby. 

Listen to Anna Maria Tremonti for CBC's The Current, discuss the relevance and impact of public libraries in the digital age with Paul Takala, CEO of Hamilton Public Library, Beth Jefferson, co-founder and CEO of Bibliocommons in Toronto and Bruce Fiske, Social Worker at Winnipeg Public Library. 

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