When: Thursday, Jan 31 | 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: TBD

Days: Thursday. Event Types: Featured Speaker. Sectors: Academic Libraries.


The Smart City phenomenon has gained momentum all over the world. The 2018 Canadian Smart Cities Challenge had Cities across the country working to develop submissions for the $50 million at stake. Many cities pulled together diverse groups, including public libraries, to help craft their submission that featured innovative uses of technology to help solve civic problems. Hear how Toronto Public Library has been involved at the Toronto Smart Cities table and helped shape Toronto’s submission and serve as an integral part of the proposed Smart City solution. Learn why all public libraries should consider stepping up to collaborate with city partners in this emerging area.