Annual Survey of Public Libraries

Successful completion of the Annual Survey of Public Libraries is one of the requirements for receiving the provincial library operating grant, and must be completed by public libraries and organizations that contract for public library service.

The database for the ASPL opened on April 26, 2017 and the deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

The actual ASPL database is posted at https://edcs.tcu.gov.on.ca/Main/EDUPortal.aspx. You have to enter your GO Secure ID (your e-mail address) and password to get into site. 
SOLS staff have compiled statistics that you will need for Section C: Holdings

 

Annual Survey Inquiries
  • Public Libraries, Townships, Union Libraries, Contracting Municipalities and Local Services Boards:

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1-800-461-6348 ext. 210

  • First Nation Public Libraries: 

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1-800-461-6348 ext. 227

  • Ministry staff responsible for the Annual Survey of Public Libraries:
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         1-416 314-7158
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        1-416-314-7627
  • Technical Support:

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Public Library Operating Grant

An application to the Public Library Operating (PLOG), Public Library Pay Equity (PE) and/or First Nation Salary Supplement (FNSS) Grants is completed through one single application form found within the Grants Ontario website.

The application opened in early September and the deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2017

ALL libraries and contracting organizations must complete the main PLOG application form and provide a Certificate of Insurance (COI).

 
Annual Survey Inquiries
  • Public Libraries, Townships, Union Libraries, Contracting Municipalities and Local Services Boards:

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1-800-461-6348 ext. 210

  • First Nation Public Libraries: 

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1-800-461-6348 ext. 227

  • Ministry staff responsible for the Public Library Operating Grant program are:
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         1-416 314-7613
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        1-416-314-5186
  • Technical Support:

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  • ONe-key questions
    1-800-267-8097
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