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Press Release

Education and Early Childhood Development
May 18, 2017

The following statement was provided today by the Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, regarding the release of the EY report on the provincial public library system by the Public Information and Library Resources Board.

Minister Kirby Issues Statement on Release of Report on Provincial Public Library System

The Provincial Information and Library Resources Board (PILRB) has today released EY’s report on the provincial public library system and we have begun to review its contents.

The recommendations put forward in the report will inform next steps in the decision-making process for the Provincial Information Library Resources Board and our government.

EY was engaged to conduct an independent, comprehensive and transparent review of our provincial public library system.

To inform the review, EY held 11 consultations across the province from October 5 to November 8, 2016. Feedback was also gathered through staff and public surveys and written submissions.

The report can be viewed on the PILRB website at: www.nlpl.ca/provincial-public-library-system-review-report-released.htm [log in to unmask]" alt="external link">.

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