Our sponsors and supporters



Contact Person: Andrea Chan
245 Labrosse
Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 1A3
Tel.: 514-336-4340 |  Fax No.: 514-336-8217

Bibliofiche is a Montreal-based company that has served libraries in Quebec and around the world for 46 years. Bibliofiche services include library supplies, furniture, and computer software. The OPALS library management system is one of the earliest open source software initiatives used in libraries and ranked "most positively in response to all (International Survey of Library Automation) survey questions."


Infor Library and Information Solutions
Contact Person: Peg Hoyt
492 Old Connecticut Path, Suite 600
Framingham, MA 01701 (USA)
Tel.: 508-598-4063 |  Fax No.: 508-598-4215

Manage metadata, customers, and services better. Engage your customers in interactive ways via a rich, bilingual, interactive online experience, market your services, and provide access to digital and traditional materials alike. Manage your collections and provide users with access to information wherever it’s located, all with Infor’s web based local or cloud ILS solutions. Infor helps your library better manage daily tasks, customer relationships, and key performance data to support decision-making. Learn more about our products at www.infor.com/libraries




Contact Person: Jean-François Cusson
1453, rue Beaubien Est, bureau 215
Montreal, QC H2G 3C6
Tel.: 514-216-6557

BIBLIOPRESTO.CA est un organisme à but non lucratif dont le mandat est le développement et la promotion des services en ligne auprès des bibliothèques publiques québécoises et de leurs usagers. Son mandat se décline principalement en trois volets : administrer, développer et faire la promotion de PRETNUMERIQUE.CA, la plateforme de prêt de livres numériques, négocier des licences collectives d’abonnement à des ressources numériques (bases de données, journaux, encyclopédies, etc.) et mettre sur pied un service de référence virtuelle collaborative. 


Bibliotheca ITG Inc.
Contact Person: Daniel Denault, Business Development Manager, Canada
284 Churchill Ave. N.
Ottawa, ON K1Z 5B6
Tel.: +1 613-327-6561 (mobile)

bibliotheca is dedicated to the development of solutions that help sustain and grow libraries around the world. Our products are designed to provide a welcoming, intuitive and seamless environment for those that use the library – wherever they choose to use it - be that at home, on the move or within the library itself.   We have direct operational offices in all major continents.  Our Canadian office is based in Ottawa, ON. We employ over 350 people across the globe with a core expertise in delivering a comprehensive range of library-based digital, RFID, Electromagnetic (EM) Tattle-Tape™, EM/RFID hybrid and barcode self-service products, services and solutions. Expanding upon our core product range, bibliotheca has a strong commitment to develop and introduce cutting-edge digital library solutions including the Cloud Library eBook and audiobook lending service.  Our digital platform features content from over 1,000 publishers and is available through almost 3,000 libraries.


Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec
Contact Person: Sarah Déraps
475 boul. De Maisonneuve Est
Montreal, QC H2L 5C4
Tel.: 514 873-1101 ext. 3195 |  Fax No.: 514 873-9312

À la fois bibliothèque nationale, archives nationales et bibliothèque publique de grande métropole, Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) rassemble, conserve et diffuse le patrimoine documentaire québécois ou relatif au Québec. Véritable carrefour culturel, BAnQ œuvre à la démocratisation de l'accès à la connaissance à titre d'acteur clé de la société du savoir et déploie ses activités dans 12 édifices ouverts à tous sur le territoire du Québec.


Druide informatique
Contact Person: Lucie Guillemette
1435, rue Saint-Alexandre, bureau 1040
Montreal, QC H3A 2G4
Tel.: 514-484-4998 x 808 | Fax No.: 514-484-7709

Druide informatique produces and markets Antidote, an advanced grammar checker for French or English language with smart filters, a rich collection of dictionaries, a set of interactive language guides and Typing Pal, the renowned typing tutorial software.


EBSCO Canada
Contact Person: Jody Tozier
10 Estes Street
Ipswich, MA 01938 (USA)
Tel.: 978-356-6500

EBSCO offers a diverse, yet cohesive collection of research databases, print and digital magazines, eBooks, Discovery solutions, and other resources to support the research and information needs of public library patrons, students and educators with a particular focus on Canadian publications and other content.


Contact Person: Manon Dionne
375, avenue Laurier Ouest
Montreal, QC H2V 2K3
Tel.: 514-949-4957

Flammarion, maison d’édition française fondée en 1875, assure la diffusion au Québec de plus de 300 éditeurs de renom, français et québécois : Actes Sud, Auzou, Casterman Eyrolles, Flammarion, Flammarion Québec, Guy Trédaniel, J’ai lu, La Presse, La Pastèque, Lux, Payot, Rivages, etc. À travers ses marques, Flammarion couvre les domaines de la littérature, de l'art, de la vie pratique, des sciences et des sciences humaines, du poche et de la jeunesse. La diversité et la qualité de nos ouvrages font de nos catalogues des incontournables. Voici quelques-uns de nos titres récompensés en 2015/2016 : Prix Goncourt Boussole de M. Enard, Prix Nobel de littérature Œuvres de S. Alexievitch, Prix roman des libraires du Québec Silo de H. Howey, Prix jeunesse des libraires du Québec La tournée de Facteur souris de M. Dubuc et Moi, devant de O. Tallec/N. Brun-Cosme, pour ne nommer que ceux-là.


Gibson Library Connections Inc.
Contact Person: Gary Gibson
PO Box 1058
Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 4H9
Tel.: 450-458-0677 x 1 |  Fax No.: 450-458-0677

Gibson Library Connections is a full-service distributor and sales agency serving the Canadian book market. Representing a select number of international publishers, we provide Canadian libraries with a trusted local source for selection and acquisition of valuable electronic resources. Publishers currently represented include Alexander Street Press, best known for their award winning video collection currently offering over 26,000 titles and over 11,000 hours of content.


Groupe Archambault Inc.
Contact Person : Valérie Durand
6255 Rue St-Hubert
Montreal, QC H2S 2L9
Tel.: 514-764-1980 x 2230 |  Fax No.: 514-849-0764

Archambault SIE – Service aux Institutions et Entreprises – offre un service humain, rapide et efficace et propose aux institutions canadiennes, par le biais de son site Internet, la plus vaste sélection de produits culturels ainsi qu’une multitude de services, tels : les journées littéraires ; la configuration de compte, la création de bibliographies, de profil d’envoi d’offices et de paniers multiples ; des outils de sélection et de gestion de paniers ainsi que l’assignation de codes budgétaires, de traitement et de localisation, sans oublier sa nouvelle plate-forme de documents numériques!


Les solutions de rangement Prisma
Contact Person: André Cavanagh
933 Rue Michelin
Laval, QC H7L 5B6
Tel.: 450-629-0775, poste 107

Les Solutions de rangement Prisma est une entreprise spécialisée dans le rayonnage à bibliothèque et systèmes de rangement à haute densité. Au fil du temps, elle a développé une expertise remarquable dans les secteurs des bibliothèques municipales, collégiales, universitaires et des commissions scolaires.


Librairie Clio
Contact Person: Sylvie Calder
Plaza Pointe-Claire
245N St-Jean
Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 3J1
Tel.: 514-695-5557

Librairie Clio is an independent accredited English language bookstore located on Montreal’s West Island. Their recent and extensive renovation has made the store more welcoming and has allowed for hundreds of more books to be on hand. They stock a wide selection of the latest releases and also carry an eclectic range drawn from the backlists of publishers large and small.  More importantly they are known for their exceptional service and will gladly accommodate your custom orders and all special requests.


Librairie Drawn + Quarterly
Contact Person: Rebecca Lloyd, Store Manager
211 Bernard Ouest
Montreal, QC H2T 2K5
Tel.: 514-279-2221 x 227

One of Montreal’s finest bookstores, the Librairie Drawn and Quarterly is owned and operated by the Drawn and Quarterly publishing house. It opened its doors in 2007 and carries the most beautiful books in the world in both French and English. It is located in Montreal’s Mile End neighbourhood.  


Librairie Monet
Contact Person: Laurent Borrégo
2752 Rue de Salaberry
Montreal, QC H3M 1L3
Tel.: 514-337-4088 x 218 |  Fax No.: 514-337-5982

Bonjour! Librairie Monet is known as Montreal’s best specialized bookstore in French-language youth literature, comics and graphic novels. We are also a reference in general publications and educational material. Make sure to visit us at the 84th ABQLA Annual Conference. We will show you Monet PRO, our updated online catalog, specifically developed to fulfill the needs of librarians and educators.


Livres Babar
Contact Person: Maya Byers
46 rue Ste. Anne #6
Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 4P8
Tel.: 514-694-0380 | Fax No.: 514-694-8367

Bookstore specializing in Children's Literature. We carry over 30,000 titles in English and French. We will be celebrating 30 years of bookselling this year. Look for author readings and events including Harry Potter this July 31st.


Contact Person: Barbara Ventura
One OverDrive Way
Cleveland, OH 44125 (USA)
Tel.: 216-573-6886

Create your Virtual Branch! OverDrive enables you to offer bestselling eBooks, audiobooks, streaming video and periodicals from your library’s website. More than 34,000 libraries and schools worldwide rely on OverDrive for the best selection, best service and best user experience.  With more than 3.3 million premium titles available from more than 5,000 publishers, OverDrive has the largest digital catalog for libraries. In addition, our support for all major devices, including iOS® and Android™ devices, Chromebook™ and Kindle® (US only) and the industry’s highest-rated app, has made OverDrive the #1 choice for libraries.


Ristech Company Inc.
Contact Person: Julie Galardo
8-5115 Harvester Road
Burlington, ON L7L 0A3
Tel.: 905-631-7451 |  Fax No.: 905-634-4813

Ristech is a leading supplier of digitization technology for rare and fragile collections. We provide hardware and software solutions to convert content from bound documents, microfilm, newspapers, maps, photographs – virtually any media to digital images. Ristech is also very proud to be the North American Distributor for Book2net Patron Use Book Scanning Solutions.
Ristech has an impressive list of end users including: McGill University, The Library of Congress, Harvard University, University of Notre Dame, University of Toronto, Columbia University, The Royal Ontario Museum as well as many other renowned institutions.

Taylor & Francis Group
Contact Person: Sean Concannon
711 Third Ave, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10017 (USA)
Tel.: 212-216-7899

Taylor & Francis Group publishes books for all levels of academic study and professional development, across a wide range of subjects and disciplines including Humanities, Social Science, Behavioral Science, Law, and the Built Environment as well as Natural Science, Technology and Medicine.

We publish Social Science and Humanities books under the Routledge, Psychology Press and Focal Press imprints, and make them available electronically on the Taylor and Francis eBooks platform (tandfebooks.com) and Routledge Handbooks Online (routledgehandbooks.com). Science, Technology and Medical books are published by CRC Press and Garland Science, available electronically on CRCnetBASE (crcnetbase.com).




Justin Time Records
Contact Person: Nancy Marley
CP 23074 Vendôme
Montreal, QC H4A 3V4
Tel.: 514-738-9533

Montreal based Justin Time Records first recording was inspired by a particularly swinging evening at a local jazz club.  It was there that Jim West first heard the Oliver Jones trio and he knew they should be recorded.  Justin Time Records was born.  The first release was the Oliver Jones Trio featuring Charles Biddle with Bernard Primeau “Live At Biddles Jazz & Ribs.” This was also pianist Oliver Jones' first foray into jazz as a leader – and his first of 23 recordings for the label!  In the 33 years since its inception, Justin Time has produced some of the finest jazz, blues, world, and gospel recordings available. The label features artists such as Diana Krall, Oscar Peterson, Oliver Jones, Ranee Lee, the Montreal Jubilation Choir, Lorraine Klaasen, Bryan Lee, Halie Loren, David Clayton-Thomas, Ariel Pocock, Rob McConnell, Brandi Disterheft, and many, many more.


Contact Person: Christine Truesdale
2030 Dagenais Ouest
Laval, QC H7L 5W2
Tel.: 450-622-2212 |  Fax No.: 450-622-1460

The Leading English Education and Resource Network (LEARN) is a non-profit organization that primarily serves the public and private Anglophone, and Aboriginal, Youth and Adult Education sectors of Québec. We bring together the expertise and efforts of educators, students, parents and partners in our community to cultivate success for all learners.


Reliure Paré Inc.
Contact Person: Yves Paré
692 boul. Guimond
Longueuil, QC J4G 1T5
Tel.: 450-670-5238 |  Fax No.: 450-670-5238

Service de reliure.


Contact Person : Lise Levac
C.P. 37 Station Ahuntsic
Montreal, QC H3L 3N5
Tel.: 1-800-268-1268 ext. 503 |  Fax No.: 1-800-567-8054

As a trusted resource, Wintergreen.ca provides teachers and parents with a one-stop, convenient destination for all our products, exclusive web specials, free resources, contests and more. Wintergreen provides Canadian educators with the best selection of exclusive software and technology products, high quality furniture, curriculum materials and teaching and classroom supplies including products for physical education, music and arts and crafts. Visit www.wintergreen.ca today for the selection, service and guarantee that you’ve always trusted right at your fingertips. We now have a new French website.



MNA Geoffrey Kelley
Member for Jacques-Cartier
Québec Liberal Party
Minister responsible for Native Affairs
Barefoot Books
Contact Person: Dorothy Spevack
Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore
Contact Person: Christine Trudel

Manager - Institutional and Corporate Services
Tel: 514-845-6334 |  Fax No.: 514-845-6917

Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
185, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, QC H2X 3X5
Tel.: 514-847-6226

Pointe-à-Callière, Cité d'archéologie et d'histoire de Montréal
Tel.: 514-872-9150

Tesla Amazing
Contact Person: Liz Bagot
10147, Estonia, Tallinn, J. Poska, 5
Tel.: 372-880-3340

World Book Inc.
Contact Person: Lilla Sutera
Tel.: 514-616-7503