“How public libraries – and the perspectives that lie within – can help Thunder Bay”

‘Opinion’ article by John Pateman, which describes recent changes to TBPL:

“The Thunder Bay Public Library (TBPL) has transformed from a standalone traditional public library into a multipurpose, community-led and needs-based community hub, which is open and free to anyone who lives, works or studies in the city. TBPL provides democratic public space, which makes it uniquely suited to be a centre for reconciliation, relationship-building and decolonization. And of course, it’s where people have access to knowledge and stories, so other perspectives can be heard.”

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