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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2020 Family Law Webinar Series

Announcing a new webinar series: Using JP Boyd on Family Law in Library Reference with John-Paul Boyd, Q.C & LawMatters Library staff have reported to us that family law related question...

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How to get the most out of Legal Aid BC's "Family Law in BC" website in your public library service

This webinar for public librarians will demonstrate how to find family law resources for your patrons using Legal Aid BC's Family Law in BC website. The webinar will be 45 minutes including a Q&A...

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Free Professional Development Opportunities for Library Staff!

Check out these upcoming webinars hosted by Courthouse Libraries: Know Your Rights: A Primer for Advocates & Service Providers When: November 19, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 Register here: https:/...

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Webinar: How to field family law questions with JP Boyd on Family Law (Oct. 29, 2019)

For public librarians, this half-hour webinar features updates to family law and how the publication JP Boyd on Family Law (2019) can help patrons with family law topics including separation, divorce,...

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Community Legal Information Workshops at Public Libraries

Public Librarians, Community Advocates and Service Providers: LawMatters is working together with BC libraries to host free community legal information workshops to improve community access to...

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