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Educational Outreach in BC Library Programs

By Diane Thompson, BC Libaray Association

At the BC Library Conference closing keynote this year, we heard from attendees about the diversity of library workers, noting specifically that library schools are not diverse, with some saying that outreach at the educational program stage is too late. BCLA Perspectives asked BC library programs to share the changes and challenges of their outreach strategies, and how they’re responding to and planning for diversity through recruitment. Continue reading