Resources


Sample Selection Policy
This documentation is intended as a resource to support school libraries in the development of selection policies which affirm the principles of intellectual freedom.

Together for Learning
The Together for Learning website provides a collaborative learning space to create, share, celebrate and lead best practice as schools realize the power of the Learning Commons.

Online Tutorials
The following two online tutorials contain templates, event ideas, helpful websites and other resources to make planning a school event fun and easy. Thank you to tutorial creators Barbara Baillargeon and Stacey Carcao, two parents championing literacy events at their child's schools, and founders of: Engage literacy, Inc. with generous support from a Parents Reaching Out Grant, Ontario Ministry of Education.

21st Century School Libraries, Parent Engagement and Student Achievement
This tutorial is designed to help parents launch an event.

Snowed In: Family Literacy Event Planning Toolkit
This tutorial is designed to help school library staff work with parents to launch an event.

Further Resources

Chirpy.ca
OSLA-developed website to help Grade 7 to Grade 12 students learn financial literacy.

Teaching Librarian
The Teaching Librarian is the official magazine of the Ontario School Library Association. It is published three times a year to support OSLA members in providing significant and effective library programs and services.  

Curriculum Resources
OSLA has developed many curriculum resources, available for viewing and/or download on the curriculum page of this site.

Advocacy and Instructional Resources
Find OSLA-developed advocacy and instructional resources, available for download or purchase.

Human Library
A Human Library is a way for people to reach out and connect with individuals in their community that they might not normally engage with. Visit the Human Library Toolkit webpage for more information.