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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Make-A-Will Week 2020

Make-A-Will Week is coming up! This year it falls on October 4th – 10th. According to a 2019 press release from the BC Notaries, 62% of people aged 35 to 54 and 77% of people aged 18 to 34 do not h...

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