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McDonalds as Third Space

Guest blog by Daphne Wood, director of planning and organizational development for the Vancouver Public Library. Why are we invisible? Much emphasis is placed on public libraries’ role as a safe, welcoming and non-commercial “third space.” And as the impacts of densification increase in urban centres, personal space is at an all-time premium. High-rise condos […]

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Billions and Billions Served

Guest blog by Daphne Wood, director of planning and organizational development for the Vancouver Public Library. The latest entry into mass-market publishing is serving up more than books…and offering more food for thought. According to the October 9, 2013 edition of Advertising Age, McDonald’s was poised to become the top North American book publisher for […]

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