Position Statements

Position Statements created and approved by OLA members

OLA on School Boards Banning & Restricting Books (November 2023)

In Defence of Drag Storytime: A Statement of Support from Canada’s Library Associations (June 2023), by The Partnership

OLA’s Position on Children’s Rights in the Library (1998)

Ontario Library Association Statement on Intellectual Freedom and the Intellectual Rights of the Individual (2020)

OLA’s Position on Teens’ Rights (approved by OPLA July 2010)

OLITA Position Statement Inclusiveness in Public Library Programming (2015)

OLA Statement on Staff and Volunteer Participation (EnglishFrench)

Please See Also

Joint Statement on Qualities of a Successful Librarian and Archivist of Canada (English / French)

The Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development

Accessible Library Services for Persons with Disabilities