Annual Survey

Opening Date

January 26, 2021


April 30, 2021

How to Proceed


Access Go-Secure

Access via GO-Secure. Note: If you completed the ASPL last year, you do not have to re-register but you may need to update your password.

ASPL Database

Open ASPL database. Enter your GO-Secure ID (your e-mail address) and Password to login.

ASPL Instructions

Instructions, as well as a blank copy of the survey, are provided on the main ASPL page.

Section C Statistics

SOLS has compiled statistics required for Section C: Holdings - for use in the ASPL if you participated in the OverDrive Provincial Consortium, Archambault Consortium or purchased specific products using the "Provincial Licensing" offers in 2020.

VITA Toolkit Resources

For those using the VITA toolkit from Our Digital World, you will find these two resources helpful - the Guide Annual Survey of Public Libraries 2020: Make your VITA Collection Count and the Newsletter

Who to Contact

For assistance, contact:

For inquiries in French, contact:

Ministry staff responsible for the Annual Survey of Public Libraries:

The Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries is responsible for administering the Public Libraries Act, and statutory grants under the Act including the Public Library Operating, Pay Equity, and First Nation Salary Supplement Grants Program.  They also publish the annual Ontario Public Library Statistics, using information collected through the Annual Survey of Public Libraries.