Deborah Duce
CEO/Chief Librarian
7 Minerva Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1W4

Phone: (705) 789-5232 ext. 3407

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The Huntsville Public Library received the honour of accreditation in December 2014. We are number 36 of the 40 public libraries who have achieved accreditation:  33 library systems in southern Ontario and a further 7 in northern Ontario.  There are 311 public libraries systems in Ontario.   Huntsville Public Library is the only Library in the District of Muskoka to achieve accreditation to date.

The Ontario Public Library Guidelines Program was established by the public library community to recognize excellence in library service. A library is evaluated and rated on over 100 guidelines including library services, resources, planning, and policy.

Photograph of D. Duce with Minister Micheal Coteau
D. Duce accepting Accreditation certificate from Minister Michael Coteau (Tourism, Culture & Sport) on January 29, 2015 at the Public Library Awards Gala at the 2015 OLA Super Conference in Toronto, ON.
Photograph of D. Duce with Minister Micheal Coteau
Library Staff (S. Petch, C. Lee-Comeau, B. Wallenius, and B. Potter) proudly display the Library Accreditation certificate.
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Huntsville Public Library presented the Accreditation Certificate to Council on February 23, 2015 (left to right - CEO/Chief Librarian Deborah Duce, Mayor Scott Aitchison, Board Chair Sue Dixon, and Trustee David James.


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