School Library Associations Making a Difference Across the Country

Hughes, Sandra
October 2006
Feliciter;2006, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p205
The article offers news briefs related to school libraries across Canada in 2006. The annual report from the British Columbia Teacher-Librarians' Association revealed that in recent years there has been a decline in professional staffing and funding to school librarians. Saskatchewan School Library Association is underway of revising its library policy documents. PEI School Library Association sponsored a contest which challenges students to read for 1 million minutes in a day.


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