Library Union Prepares to Fight Staffless Pilot Project: The Toronto Public Library is planning to extend opening hours at some branches by replacing staffwith security cameras, Tannara Yelland, The Torontoist
Credit: Photo by Evan Russell
Make no mistake. This pilot-project has far-reaching implications for the future of Toronto's beloved public library service. When the Director of Branches likens a staff-less library to a 24-hour swipe card access fitness club without staff and without any security, one wonders what the jargon, 'alternative service delivery' really means.
Take a moment to take action: please sign this action letter and let the Library Board and your City Councillor know you are opposed to staff-less libraries.
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March 21 is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (IDERD).
There is a special public event being held on Tuesday, March 21 at Toronto City Hall in the Council Chamber.
All are welcome to attend. Register here for a free ticket. Hope to see you there!