LawMatters, for public libraries

This blog is for anyone working in the field of public libraries interested in learning more about legal reference resources and services available in BC. LawMatters is a Courthouse Libraries BC outreach program supported by funding from Law Foundation of BC.

Keep up with the latest news from LawMatters by signing up for email updates!

COVID-19 Resources for British Columbians is moving!

Now that the realities of the pandemic are integrating more and more with everyday life, so too will content from the COVID-19 Resources for British Columbians wikibook be integrated into the Clicklaw...

Read more
Ok, Maybe I Do Get Legal Questions at the Library ... Now What?

First, if you aren't sure you'd answer yes to the statement above, or if you missed our last post, take a look at I Don't Answer Legal Questions at the Library – it may help convince you. So, now w...

Read more
I Don’t Answer Legal Questions at the Library

Public libraries are critical in providing fair and equitable access to quality information on a wide range of topics. Among many library services, including readers’ advisory, technology training, ch...

Read more
Legal Resources for Seniors

Image from Government of Canada – National Seniors Day National Seniors Day started off the month of October – an occasion to celebrate older adults across Canada and the life-long contribution...

Read more
Happy Library Month! Meet Rachel, our newest Outreach Librarian

October is Canadian Library month, a time to recognize the all the great work that libraries do in their communities. To celebrate, we are highlighting the work of one our favorite librarians – Rachel...

Read more