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Library Board

Odette Bartnicki (Chair) [Apr 2018-End of Board Term]
Maurice R. Pepper (Vice Chair) [Mar 2018- End of Board Term]
R. J. Gamble 
Laurey Gillies
Michael Martin 
John McKean
Willi Wildman

Community Presentation of the DRAFT Strategic Plan

Join us Thursday, September 13th at 6:30pm in The Gallery at L.E. Shore for a Community presentation and discussion of the draft vision, goals, and objectives.  This Plan was created following more than a year of consultations, focus groups, and online surveys.  Following the 13th meeting, the Strategic Planning Committee will work to make final edits and get the document released to the Board for the September 20th Board Meeting.  The DRAFT goals and objectives being proposed can be found on our document. Print copies will also be available at both LES and CHD.   

Year in Review 

We are pleased to once again make available an annual report.  The Year in Review period of this report is June 2017-June2018 following the Interim and new CEO and Board activities.

Community Consultation 

Please consider providing feedback on this weeks short User Survey.  Your feedback will inform our practice!

User Survey #1: Website

User Survey #2: Mission Statement [closes May 14]

User Survey #3: Programming

User Survey #4: Adult Collections | Children's Collections | Teen Collections

User Survey #5: Staff Satisfaction Survey [Closed to Staff]

User Survey #6: Followup to Community Consultation

Vision Statement

Being Updated Now!  The Vision will be released following community consultation on September 13th

Mission Statement

The Blue Mountains Public Library is the dynamic centre of community engagement where everyone is free to create, explore, learn, research and connect in an inclusive environment. Updated May 2018 by community vote.

Values Statement

Values Word Map




Strategic Plan

Action Plan 2018

Board Meetings

The Blue Mountains Public Library Board meets on the third Thursday of each month at 2 pm in the L.E. Shore Memorial Library & Gallery, no less than ten months a year.  You may wish to visit our other pages found at the sidebar. 

All correspondence directed to the Library Board should be directed to the Board Secretary: Dr. Sabrina Saunders LibraryCEO@TheBlueMountains.ca; delivered to L.E. Shore Memorial Library or Craigleith Heritage Depot; or mailed to the Library at:

P.O. Box 580
Thornbury, ON
N0H 2P0

For further information on the Library Board, please contact:

Dr. Sabrina Saunders, CEO/Secretary to the Board
519-599-3681, ext 148

Library Board