MPP Piccini Announces Multiple Grants to Libraries in Northumberland-Peterborough South

Published on February 14, 2019

PORT HOPE, ON – Under the Public Library Operating, Pay Equity and First Nation Salary Supplement Grants program for the 2018 – 19 fiscal year, MPP David Piccini announced a total of $197,175 from the provincial government to public libraries in Northumberland – Peterborough South.

 

 

The Ontario government is committed to a strong library sector. This funding will support these organizations in providing equitable access to information, consistency in library services, professional standards and capacity building.

“Ontario’s public libraries play a central role in the promotion and support of education, economic development and cultural development activities,” said MPP David Piccini. “They represent an important network of service deliver points across the province.”

2018-19 Public Library Operating, Pay Equity, and First Nation Salary Supplement Grants Program

  • Port Hope Public Library Board received $31,827, which includes $2,375 in library pay equity funding
  • Alnwick Haldimand Township Public Library received $16,751, which includes $3,273 in library pay equity funding
  • Otonabee-South Monaghan Township Public Library received $19,268, which includes $5,694 in library pay equity funding
  • Cobourg Public Library received $31,000, which includes $3,061 in library pay equity funding
  • Brighton Public Library Board received $29,639, which includes $13,383 in library pay equity
  • Asphodel-Norwood Public Library received $8,593, which includes $1,375 in library pay equity funding
  • Alderville First Nation Public Library received $14,329, which includes $13,000 in First Nation Salary Supplement funding
  • Trent Hills Public Library Board received $33,099 which includes $2,182 in library pay equity funding
  • Cramahe Township Public Library Board received $12,669, which includes $2,535 in library pay equity funding

The Public Library Operating, Pay Equity and First Nation Salary Supplement Grants are distributed to recipients operating a public library or contracting for library services in accordance with the Public Libraries Act.