Events

School Library Advocacy With Debra Kachel

Date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Westmount Public Library - 4754 Sherbrooke Street West, Westmount, Quebec

The ABQLA School Section will be hosting our fall event, School Library Advocacy with Deb Kachel. Deb Kachel is a former District Library Supervisor for the Ephrata Area School District in Pennsylvania and worked as a school librarian for 34 years. She has authored many articles on school library advocacy in addition to writing and facilitating an online school library advocacy program for school administrators. Ms.

College & Research Libraries Section fall event: “An Evening with the Experts: Universal Design & Libraries"

Date: 
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Seminar Room (LB-362), 3rd Floor, Webster Library, Concordia University, 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd West

You are cordially invited to the College & Research Libraries Section fall event: “An Evening with the Experts: Universal Design & Libraries".

ABQLA Youth Section presents: "Front Lines and Behind the Scenes Stars: Keeping Youth on Track".

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Room 101, Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, McGill University, 809 Sherbrooke Street West

The ABQLA Youth Section is proud to invite you to our fall event - "Front Lines and Behind the Scenes Stars: Keeping Youth on Track". This event highlights two stars in the Montreal youth working community, one of whom has a more behind-the-scenes role, and one who spends more time on the 'front lines.'

Lancement autumnal 2015

Date: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Bibliothèque Osler de l’histoire de la médecine à l’Université McGill. McIntyre Medical Building, 3rd floor - 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montréal, Québec H3G 1Y6

L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec vous invite cordialement à son lancement automnal 2015. Rejoignez-nous pour une dégustation de vins et fromages et profitez-en pour retrouver vos collègues de l’association. Après, rejoignez-nous pour une visite guidée à la belle Bibliothèque Osler de l’histoire de la médecine à l’Université McGill.

ABQLA Fall Kick-Off

Date: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
McIntyre Medical Building - 3rd floor – 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1Y6

The Quebec Library Association cordially invites you to join us for the 2015 Fall Kick-off event at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine at McGill University. Come enjoy some wine and cheese while catching up with your ABQLA colleagues!  

Then, join us for a guided visit at the beautiful Osler Library of the History of Medicine at McGill University.

ABQLA School Section Event: An Evening With Don Aker

Date: 
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Westmount Public Library 4574 Rue Sherbrooke O, Westmount, QC H3Z 1G1

The School Section is pleased to invite you to "An Evening with Don Aker," held in conjunction with the Canadian Children's Book Centre.

Author Biography

Youth Section event: Libraries Making a Difference for Children at Risk

Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 18:30
Location: 
Room 101, Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, McGill University, 809 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec

The Youth Section is happy to invite you to our spring event - “Libraries Making a Difference for Children at Risk". We will be looking at things being done in both school and public libraries:

“More Hats than Librairies: Serving At-Risk Youth at Multiple Alternative Schools” by Nicholas Warren

L'art avec livres

Date: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Bibliothèque publique Westmount 4574 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1G1

Transformer vos vieux livres pour décorer votre bibliothèque!

Gratuit pour les membres et non-membres de l'ABQLA

RSVP au plus tard le 2 avril à wwayling@westmount.org

L'assemblée générale annuelle de la section scolaire aura à 18h30.

Book Art 2.0

Date: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Westmount Public Library 4574 Sherbrooke Street West Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1G1

Repurpose your weeded books to decorate your library!

It is always difficult to throw out weeded books, but Book Art gives you a chance to repurpose them, decorate your library, and gets students involved in maker culture all at the same time! We will be demonstrating a variety of book art techniques including book sculpture, origami, and quilling. 

Free for ABQLA members and non-members

RSVP, please e-mail Wendy Wayling before April 2nd at wwayling@westmount.org

The College & Research Libraries Section - “An Evening with the Experts: Research Data Management".

Date: 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Room LB-203 (2nd Floor) Webster Library McConnell building; Concordia University 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd West

The College & Research Libraries Section is pleased to announce the details of our Spring event: “An Evening with the Experts: Research Data Management". We will hear from two excellent speakers (please see attached poster for further details about our speakers):
 
Research Data Management: Charting a New Course for Libraries in the 21st Century

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Library Speed Dating: A Professional Networking Event

Date: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Research Commons, Visualization Studio– Room A Humanities & Social Sciences Library McGill University 3459 McTavish Street

You are cordially invited to "Library Speed Dating: A Professional Networking Event" hosted by ABQLA's College & Research Libraries Section.

  • Ever wondered what your colleague down the hall does all day?  
  • Thinking of taking your career in a different direction? 
  • Or just interested in getting to know your fellow librarians from another institution?  

Then come join us at our Fall 2016 networking event for fun and speedy 5-minute encounters with your fellow librarians.

 

Lancement automnal 2016 de l'ABQLA

Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Bibliothèque Benny - 6400, av. de Monkland Montréal, QC H4B 1H3

Lancement automnal 2016 de l'ABQLA

L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec - Quebec Library Association vous invite cordialement à son lancement automnal. Soyez des nôtres pour une dégustation de vins et de fromages, pour retrouver vos collègues, et pour une visite guidée de la nouvelle Bibliothèque Benny située dans le Centre culturel de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. Au plaisir de vous y voir!

ABQLA Fall Kick-off event

Date: 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Benny Library - 6400 Monkland Ave. Montreal, QC H4B 1H3

ABQLA Fall Kick-off Event 2016

L'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec - Quebec Library Association cordially invites you to our Fall Kick-off event. Join us for wine and cheese, networking with colleagues, and a tour of the new Benny Library at the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cultural Centre. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, September 29th at 6:00 pm
Benny Library - 6400 Monkland Ave. -  Montreal, QC H4B 1H3

Introducing a new donation program in Québec: Magic Desktop 9 - software for children's literacy with free annual licenses for Public Libraries

Date: 
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Benny Library, 6400 Av de Monkland, Montréal

Introducing a new donation program in Québec.

Easybits(*) has recently released a new Magic Desktop(**) edition for Public Libraries, and is happy to announce a donation program that is available for the select public libraries in Québec.

Under this program, we ask librarians to explore Magic Desktop, deploy it in the library and share their experiences with us, thus involving librarians in designing the best solution for kid’s computers.

ABQLA School Section AGM & Event: La bibliothèque, la nuit

Date: 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 19:30
Location: 
AGM (6:30): Juliette et Chocolat, located at 1615 rue Saint Denis / Event (7:30): Grande Bibliothèque 1746 Avenue Savoie H2L 5C4

The ABQLA School Section will be holding its spring event on Thursday, April 14th at the Grand Bibliothèque.

We will be meeting up to attend La bibliothèque, la nuit, a Virtual Reality Tour of libraries throughout the world.

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