To have a depository of all the books
published by FNs writers in Hobbema and of Maskwachees
To provide access to lists of past chiefs and councils and to key documents that have politically
impacted all four reserves
thus keep the youth engaged and the community mobilized
Space and inclusive atmosphere
Knowledge sharing, employment and community engagement
community engagement projects. The grants which we could apply for are CAP, Alberta Arts
Days, New Horizons for Seniors, FN Storyteller in Residence, Writer in Residence, etc.
Explore alternate funding mechanisms and support from public librarians.
individual learning progress; these sites are not available now to adult learners or those who
do not attend the four band schools (very few people know about them in Hobbema)
information transfer and connect with culture and identity
Location: Multiple service point in the reserve are proposed such as the mall, literacy departments, schools, recreation department, soup kitchen and food banks, band office, women's shelter, elder's centre, and the public health space.
- Collection: $25,000
- Computer with library software, barcodes, scanner, etc.: $25,000
- Staff Library coordinator and circulation: $45,000
- Cataloguer and processor: $15,000
Cost scaffolding based on the library service needs in the community
- Computer lab and digital literacy trainer
- Literacy coordinator
- Program collaborator
- Emergent literacy facilitator
Governance: Set of a volunteer governing board - the Chief and Council from the four bands to assign the representatives to sit on the Maskwacis Community Library Board
Revised after community consultations: December 6th, 2012; April 5th, 2013.