Huron Library Board Receives Social Capital Presentation

As reported in BlackburnNews.com: The Project Manager for the Rural Ontario Institute brought a message about Social Capital to members of the Huron County Library Board yesterday. Mark Cassidy explained most of us have our own social networks, as do most of the people we know. So social capital is bringing all of those networks Read More…

The effect of public library use on the social capital of rural communities

By Catherine A. Johnson and Matthew R. Griffis Abstract: This paper reports on a study that investigated the relationship between social capital and public library use in small towns in Ontario, Canada. Comparisons were also made with the findings of a similar study that was conducted in a medium-sized urban centre. Data¬†for this study were Read More…