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News Release - Clearview Public Library Stayner Branch Awarded by OAA for Design Excellence

Date Published: 
April 22 2022

The Clearview Public Library is thrilled to announce that the Stayner Branch is being recognized by the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) for Design Excellence. The OAA announced the Stayner Branch of the Clearview Public Library as a Design Excellence Award winner in the 2022 Design Excellence and Service Awards. 

Designed by Luc Bouliane from Lebel & Bouliane, this is the second award for the Stayner Branch which opened in 2020. The branch will be recognized at the OAA’s Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, May 12th. The event will be live-streamed on the OAA’s YouTube Channel. 

Clearview Public Library CEO Jennifer La Chapelle is thrilled to see the project recognized for a second time, “the award-winning Stayner Branch provides the public with an amazing space where home-town friendliness meets state-of-the-art technology. The new Stayner Branch not only wins awards but also the hearts of our users by delivering friendly customer service in an open and welcoming space.”

The 2022 OAA Design Excellence Award winners were chosen by a jury of design experts from a list of eighty eligible submissions. Judged on creativity, context, sustainability, good design/good business, and legacy, the jury selected eight winners for the 2022 Awards.  

For more information about the Stayner Branch of the Clearview Public library please visit

For more information, please contact: 

Jennifer La Chapelle
CEO, Clearview Public Library

(705) 428-3595