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Perth & District Library and Neighbours for Truth and Reconciliation Raise Funds for Indigenous Books
In honour of the recently declared National Day of Truth and Reconciliation, the Perth and District Union Public Library and Lanark County Neighbours for Truth and Reconciliation are collaborating on a fundraising campaign to purchase books by and about Indigenous...
October is Canadian Library Month! During this month, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. For 2021, Ontario Public Library Week will take place October 17 to October 23, 2021 and the...
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Land Acknowlegement Statement
The Perth and District Union Public Library acknowledges that it is situated on land that is the traditional territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg People.
Read the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action | Final Report of the TRC | Spirit Bear’s Guide to the TRC Calls to Action (youth-friendly)| Library Indigenous Respect and Acknowledgement Declaration
Learn more about Indigenous histories and contemporary issues via the University of Alberta’s online course Indigenous Canada | Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy Network’s Indigenous Ally Toolkit
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