CFLA-FCAB Intellectual Freedom Committee

Dear CFLA-FCAB Members,

CFLA-FCAB is seeking individuals to serve on our new Intellectual Freedom Committee.

We are looking for broad national representation from different library sectors for individuals who value the principles of intellectual freedom and will actively participate in the work of the committee.

Individuals will ideally have expertise in intellectual freedom normally attained through research, policy development, education, and involvement.

Upcoming December Education Institute Webinars!

EI Webinar Dec 5 -- Customer Privacy and Digital Collections and Services

EI Webinar Dec 7 -- The Blockchain & Libraries 

EI Webinar Dec 12 -- Tech Champions: Changing Culture One Click At a Time  

EI Webinar Dec 14 -- Long Time Worker, First Time Manager

Call for papers - Documentation et bibliothèques

Appel de textes/Call for papers
Documentation et bibliothèques. Volume 64, no 2
Fab labs et milieux documentaires

Call for Proposals! 2018 ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

Failing Forward: Experimentation and Creativity in Libraries
2018 ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

Friday, May 4, 2018
Hotel 1620 Plymouth Harbor
Plymouth, Massachusetts 


ABQLA Fall Kick-Off event

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 17:00
Idole 6388 St-Hubert, Montreal, Quebec H2S 2M2

L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec – Quebec Library Association cordially invites you to our Fall Kick-Off event, Thursday November 23, 2017.

Join us for drinks, snacks, and networking with colleagues at Idole, a secret society themed cocktail lounge. Looking forward to seeing you there!

6388 Rue St. Hubert, Montreal 

5:00 - 7:00 PM


Please RSVP by Nov 20th to, but drop-ins are welcome.

Upcoming November Education Institute Webinars!

EI Webinar Nov 2 -- Make It a CCR: Going Legit With Open Library Workshops

EI Webinar Nov 7 -- How To Implement a Workplace Mental Health Program

EI Webinar Nov 8 -- Explore Play Learn @ WPL

EI Webinar Nov 9 -- Selling Your Space

Canadian School Library Day - October 23

Happy Canadian School Library Day!

Great blog post about #cdnschoollibraryday including parts written by ABQLA at

Phyllis Rudin - Book Launch!

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 07:00
La Petite Librairie Drawn and Quarterly 179 Bernard ouest, Outremont

All ABQLA members are invited to the book launch of  Phyllis Rudin’s second novel: My True and Complete Adventures of a Wannabee Voyageur.

Come sip a glass of wine and celebrate with local author Phyllis Rudin, longstanding ABQLA member. 


For more information about the launch:…/my-true-and-complete-adventures-a…

IFLA Global Vision discussion

Have you voted? The IFLA Global Vision discussion needs you! This is your chance to help shape the direction of libraries world-wide.

To learn more, visit:

To vote in the language of your choice, visit:

Call for Articles: LIS and Mental Health

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2017

Publication: January 2018 invites articles for an upcoming theme issue of Voices: Topics in Canadian Librarianship on LIS and Mental Health.


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