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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Community Forum Planning Guide Now Updated

We've heard from both public libraries and legal advocates that they want to have more awareness of each other and the services they deliver. Having the chance to build connections within local commun...

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2023 Retention and Weeding List & Guidelines

The 2023 update of the Retention and Weeding List is now available. This list includes all titles that have been recommended on the Law Books for Libraries lists from 2008 to 2022 and gives guidance a...

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National Indigenous History Month: New titles to the LBL

June is National Indigenous History Month and is an opportunity to learn about the cultures, traditions, and experiences of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis communities. When we create the Law Books fo...

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National AccessAbility Week

May 28 to June 3 marks National AccessAbility Week, a week which aims to celebrate and promote the inclusion and accessibility of all Canadians. We wanted to use today’s post to highlight some importa...

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BC Floods Financial Assistance Available

We know many of your communities were and continue to be affected by flooding this spring. The BC government has now made Disaster Financial Assistance available to those affected by flooding events b...

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