COVID-19: Resources for Public Libraries

Virtual Messaging and Programming Ideas for Library Physical Closures (Federation of Ontario Public Libraries) 

OLS – North staff are working remotely as of March 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm EST.

For immediate service, please contact staff by email.

Mail Disruptions Affecting:

  • Northern Lit Submissions – Electronic nomination forms accepted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • First Nation Makerspace Delivery.
  • Please do not mail packages to 334 Regent at this time.

Spring Networking

  • At this time all Spring Networking Sessions for April 2020 are cancelled. 
  • May 2020 Spring Networking Sessions and 2020 Maanjidiwaad Annual Meeting of First Nation Public Libraries in Ontario (formerly Spring Gathering) currently remain booked, however, OLS – North will continue to evaluate these events with the health and safety of staff and participants in mind.


  • All pool rotations are suspended.
  • The duration of each pool will be extended according to the length of time the pool is suspended.
  • We will inform you when the pool you participate in has resumed.

Annual Survey


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