The Reader's Advisory Committee
The OPLA Readers’ Advisory Committee develops and promotes adult readers’ advisory service in public libraries. Its principal functions are to provide a forum through which public library staff can meet, exchange ideas, and promote services; to ensure educational opportunities are provided for staff working with adult readers; to advocate and promote readers’ advisory excellence; to raise the standards and strengthen the guidelines for readers’ advisory services province-wide through the development of core competencies; and to honour excellence in service to adult readers.
Oakville Public Library
Vaughan Public Libraries
Toronto Public Library
Hamilton Public Library
Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library
Mississauga Public Library
OLA Staff Liaison
OPLA’s Award for Leadership in Adult Readers’ Advisory is an initiative of the Readers’ Services Sub-Committee of OPLA. The purpose of this award is to honour excellence in readers’ advisory service to adults.
To apply: Fill out Application Form Accepting Nominations until March 18
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To view past recipients
OLA is pleased to host a number of professional development events throughout the spring and summer each year, planned thoughtfully by our members and supported by our staff.
The Past, Present, and Future of Readers’ Advisory. April 28, 2020.
Given the current status of COVID-19 and following a thorough internal risk assessment, OLA has elected to indefinitely postpone RA in a Day.