The Latest in 3D Printing - College & Research Libraries section event!

The College & Research Libraries Section is pleased to announce the details of our Fall event: The Latest in 3D Printing". Attendees will learn about the newest 3D printing technology and best practices on how libraries can offer 3D printing services to their users.

We are fortunate to have two local 3D printing experts join us for the evening, which will include a live 3D printer in action! Please see the attached poster for further details about our speakers.

NFB Film Club Winter 2014-2015

The NFB Film Club is a turn-key initiative created specifically for public librairies, which grants free privileged access to new, relevant, thought-provoking documentaries and award-winning, entertaining animation for the whole family.

For more information about the NFB Film Club, please contact: 

Marianne Di Domenico


Call for Host proposals: WILU 2016

Memorial University Libraries invites interested institutions to apply to host the Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) conference in 2016.

Procedures for Submitting a Proposal to Host WILU 2016:

The University or Chief Librarian or Director of Libraries of the interested institution will apply in writing by Monday, December 1, 2014, to Lorraine Busby, University Librarian, Memorial University Libraries.

The proposal may be submitted by email to, or sent by mail to:

Partnership Position Available: Editor-in-Chief - Search Extended

Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research is extending the search for the position of Editor-in-Chief until November 30, 2014.

Partnership is one of Canada's leading open access journals serving the library profession. The journal is published by The Partnership, Canada's national network of provincial and territorial library associations. The Editor-in-Chief holds an ex officio position on The Partnership Board and is accountable to the Board.

Fall Kick Off!/Lancement automnal! November 5 novembre!

Fall Kick Off! Don't forget to RSVP for the social event of the season! Catch up with colleagues over wine and cheese, and be inspired by a tour of an innovative new library. All of this and just steps from Rosemont metro.

For more information on the library itself, visit Bibliothèque Marc-Favreau

Book Talking 3.0/Parler des livres 3.0

Jennifer Eisman and Alisa Soukhodolskaia, President and Vice-President of the Public Libraries Section, are pleased to announce their first event of the year, "Book Talking 3.0".

Hosted in conjunction with the Youth Section of ABQLA, this event promises to be very interesting and inspiring. Hope to see you there!

Book Talking 3.0

November 10, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
At the Atwater Library
1200 Atwater Ave, Westmount

ABQLA members: FREE!

CODE Raffle Tickets Available

If you are interested in selling raffle tickets for the annual CODE fundraiser, please contact Ed Bilodeau ( to let him know.

We graciously thank you for your continued support in this philanthropic event.

Ed Bilodeau, Christine Jacobs, Linda Toivanen, Christine Smith, Alisa Soukhodolskaia, and Sean Swanick
CODE Fundraiser Organizers

Call for Proposals - WILU 2015

The WILU Program Committee is pleased to invite proposals to be considered at WILU 2015, June 15-17, to be held at Memorial University in beautiful St. John’s, NL.

The theme for WILU 2015 is Sea Change: Transforming Learning.

We invite proposals that are inspired in various ways by the ideas of growth, change, and transformation; that bring us together to explore changes that we have either experienced or inspired, and to examine the transformations that are taking place around us.

31st Annual CODE Holiday Fundraiser - November 27

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 06:00
Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Ave., Westmount, Québec.

ImageThe annual CODE Fundraiser is a joint venture of the ABQLA, CLA (Montreal Network) and SLA (Eastern Canada Chapter). This year the CODE Fundraiser took place on 27 November, 2014 between 5:30-8:30 at the Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Ave., Westmount, Québec.

CMD 2014: Présentez vos réalisations et projets et faites les rayonner! (Prolongation)

Vous avez jusqu’au 31 octobre pour choisir la formule adaptée à vos besoins et participer:

Prix Innovation
Présenter une candidature pour des projets réalisés entre le 1 juillet 2012- juin 2014 en remplissant le formulaire en ligne
Le prix sera remis lundi le 1er décembre à 16 h 30.


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