ServiceOntario partnering with public libraries in Ontario to service communities better
The North Caribou Lake First Nation and Sachigo Lake First Nation public libraries are partnering with ServiceOntario to make it easier for area residents to access Ontario government services in their communities.
The partnership with ServiceOntario partnering with public libraries in Ontario to service communities better ServiceOntario permits Ontarians to access a range of services from applying for a birth certificate to registering their business online right at their local library.
The North Caribou Lake and Sachigo public libraries are two of 55 public and First Nations libraries across the province that are partnering with ServiceOntario to provide increased access to government information through the ServiceOntario website (www.serviceontario.ca) at public computer terminals.
The initiative is a joint effort between the participating libraries, ServiceOntario, the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines, and the Ministry of Culture.
Library staff at any of the 55 locations can help visitors navigate the ServiceOntario website to find a full range of services.
To learn more about ServiceOntario or to find the location of a ServiceOntario centre in your community, visit www.serviceontario.ca or call 1-800-267-8097.
The North Caribou Lake public library is located in the Wahsa Resource Center in Round Lake. The Sachigo Lake public library is located in the Martin McKay Memorial School in Sachigo.
Knowledge Ontario (formerly the Ontario Digital Library) is a province-wide collaboration of libraries (public, school, college and university), archives, museums, heritage organizations, educational institutions, and community groups to create an integrated, and interactive digital environment about, and for, Ontarians.
Knowledge Ontario is an innovative venture designed to support the information and learning needs of Ontarians. The suite of programs and services currently includes six components: Resources Ontario, Our Ontario, Ask Ontario, Video Ontario, Teach Ontario, and Connect Ontario. Knowledge Ontario supports four main objectives:
The Knowledge Ontario initiative is supported by the Government of Ontario.