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About Us

Mission

The Markstay-Warren Public Library provides free and open access to services to meet the changing needs of our community. Our library is a safe inviting centre for information and leisure, connecting with people from all walks of life through programs, collections and community partners.

 

Vison

To be a vital, resilient and welcoming centre of community for all through responsive services and programs, relevant collections and community partnerships.

 

Values

  1. Equity: Providing free and equitable access to services, programs and collections
  2. Respect: Supporting the value and dignity of all individuals
  3. Intellectual Freedom: Guaranteeing and facilitating the free exchange of information and ideas in a democratic society, protecting intellectual freedom and respecting individuals' rights to privacy and choice
  4. Accountability: Ensuring that the library services remain relevant, vital and respectful of the need for fiscal and environmental sustainability
  5. Service Orientation: Providing excellent responsive services
  6. Innovation and Tradition: Anticipating and responding to changing needs and technology, while encouraging the joy of reading and life-long learning

 

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Staff:

Cindy Robidas, CEO         crobidas@markstay-warren.ca

Pamela Kelly, Assistant to CEO    pkelly@markstay-warren.ca

Paulette Quesnel, Library Assistant  pquesnel@markstay-warren.ca

Terry Labbé, Intern  tlabbe@markstay-warren.ca  

Madison Bole, student

In accordance with the Ontario Public Libraries Act, the Municipality of Markstay-Warren's Public Library Board is responsible for developing and maintaining the policies and procedures of the Markstay-Warren Public Library.

 

Members of the Markstay-Warren Public Library Board for the 2019 – 2022 term:

Monica McDonald (Chair)

Nancy Feduck (Vice-Chair)

Greg Hunt (Council Representative)

Christiane Colard

Ginette Laporte

Michele Roy

 

Meeting Schedule:

The Markstay-Warren Public Library will be holding their regular 2022 meetings on the second Monday of the month at 6:30 pm as scheduled below (exception, first Monday in October if required).

These meetings are typically held at the Markstay-Warren Municipal Council Chambers (at the Markstay-Warren Community Centre while physical distancing measures are in place).

 

Meeting Dates: