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Public Engagement Activities
8. Please indicate the areas of public engagement in which your library has been involved. Check all
that apply. N=44
K-12 Education 35 80%
Cultural Engagement (i.e., related to the fine, applied, or book arts) 33 75%
Government Information/E-Government 30 68%
Lifelong Learning 29 66%
Public or Consumer Health 20 46%
Extension 17 39%
Business Information/Corporate Relations 14 32%
Service Learning 9 21%
Legal Information/Law Clinics 8 18%
Military/Civilian Relations 0
Other area(s) of public engagement 15 34%
Please describe other area(s) of public engagement.
Access to collections for local residents. Book sales open to the public
Census, patent depository, club meetings, pratica for library students, outreach to Katrina libraries, libraries in
Africa, elementary school libraries, and libraries at state corrections facility, teacher in-service support for library
Committee to oversee TD Community Engagement Centre
Current Affairs Engagement
Exhibits &Lectures to which the public are invited to attend
Family History/Genealogy for LDS Church members
Friends of the Libraries, Amigos
Full depository for government publications (BC/Canadian/United Nations/international organizations) repository
for data consortia resources (national/international resources public policy) The Irving K. Barber Learning Centre
programs services in support of the Learning Exchange (inner-city community programs) programs and services
offered by the Xwi7xwa Library in support of the aboriginal community, including the Native Indian Teacher
Education Program (NITEP) programs and services offered by the Asian Library in support of the Asian community
digitization projects in support of community initiatives Physiotherapy Outreach Program Preservation Microfilming
Special Projects Program, etc.
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