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

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 18:00
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.'

Congrès des Mileux Documentaires du Québec

 L'édition 2015 du Congrès des Mileux Documentaires du Québec aura lieu du 18 au 20 novembre au Palais des congrès de Montréal.

 ABQLA est une Association partenaire et nous somme commanditaires des deux sessions :

 Atelier 37: Timeless Value for Public Libraries. 

Patrick A. Losinski, Chief Executive Officer, Columbus Metropolitan Library

 Atelier 49: For the Love of Reading! Nurturing a Generation of Active Readers in Singapore.

Raneetha Rajaratman, Deputy Director, National Library Board Singapore

An evening with Garth Stein at Lower Canada College

Lower Canada College wishes to invite you to An Evening with Garth Stein, author of the LCC Reads selection The Art of Racing in the Rain.

Garth will give a presentation about his work, followed by a Q&A and book signing.

His books will be available for sale from Paragraphe Bookstore. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, October 26th at 7PM
Chamandy Auditorium
Lower Canada College
4099 Royal Avenue H4A 2M4

Hope to see you there!

Prix des bibliothèques : Du nouveau pour 2015!

Prix des bibliothèques : Du nouveau pour 2015!

Votre bibliothèque aimerait participer aux Prix des bibliothèques du Club de lecture d’été TD 2015?

Cette année, le premier prix est de 10 000 $!

Si vous avez offert le programme en 2015, il suffit de vous inscrire au


Assurez-vous de prendre connaissance des critères d’admissibilité et de

Appel de mentors

Le groupe étudiant de la CLA de l’Université McGill et la Section des bibliothèques publiques de l'ABQLA ont le plaisir de vous inviter à participer au Programme de partenariat professionnel 2015/2016. C'est un programme de mentorat souple qui met en relation des étudiants de l’École des sciences de l’information de McGill avec des professionnels de l’information dont les intérêts professionnels sont similaires.

Combien de temps est-ce que cela demande?

Lancement autumnal 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 18:00
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.

Fair pricing for ebooks at public libraries


Canadian Public Libraries for Fair Ebook Pricing have formed a coalition to raise awareness of the high prices that multinational publishers charge public libraries for ebooks.

Sign the petition to reverse the cuts to LBPSB Librarians!

Please see the links below for to the petition to reverse the decision to cut all librarian jobs at the Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB), and a link to the SOS Librarians Facebook page.

Keep librarians working the LBPSB schools! Sign the petition onlinehttp://chn.ge/1B5Qr8G 

Last Chance to Pre-Register for the 2015 CLA National Conference and Trade Show


Conference runs from Wednesday June 3rd to Friday June 5th, a full 3 days of education, networking and experiences.  

Have you seen the lineup for conference? We have gathered the knowledgeable, the experienced and some thought provoking speakers to give you the best takeaways from conference! Session details have been posted so you can read more about each, the key take-aways and who the session may apply to. See the program by day for details.

Full-day workshop: Getting ready for Linked Data: MARC to BIBFRAME

CLA – Technical Services Network event

Getting ready for Linked Data: MARC to BIBFRAME”

Presented by Victoria Mueller, Zepheira

Tuesday June 2, 2015

Full-day workshop, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Venue: Carleton University Library, room 252.

Pay parking is available: http://carleton.ca/parking/visitors/



CLA members and students $100

Non CLA members $140


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