The Dewey Divas and the Dudes @ Atwater Library and Computer Centre

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 18:30
Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Ave., Wesmount

The Public Libraries, School Libraries and Youth sections of the ABQLA invite you to join The Dewey Divas and the Dudes for an evening of literary discovery.

When: May 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm
Where: Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Ave., Wesmount

ABQLA Members: Free!
Non-Members: $5
Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by May 20 to:

ABQLA Communications Committee -- two volunteering opportunities

The ABQLA Communications Committee has two openings:  Bulletin Editor-in-chief and Print Layout Editor. 
These volunteer positions start immediately following our Annual General Meeting, on May 8th. 
Volunteers must be ABQLA members in good standing.  Job descriptions are attached.
The successful candidate would be part of a dedicated team of talented individuals!
Communications Committee
ABQLA Bulletin Editor-in-chief:  TBD
Book Review Editor:  Éthel Gamache

Celebrate TD Canadian Children's Book Week with author/editor Sarah Harvey!

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 19:00
Westmount Public Library, 4574 Sherbrooke Street, West, Westmount 514-989-5300

It’s going to be an eventful week with our annual conference May 8th  and a celebration of Canadian children’s authors and illustrators taking place all across the country.
Touring all week in Quebec, Sarah Harvey is the author of ten books and an experienced editor.
From Victoria, BC she will be speaking at Westmount Public Library, May 5th 7:00 pm.
The event is free with light refreshments and books will be sold by Livre Babar.

Beaconsfield Library Presents: Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel will be visiting Beaconsfield Library to present his new novel:The Boundless
Where: Beaconsfield Library, 303 Beaconsfield Blvd, 514-428-4460
When: Wednesday, May 14th @7pm
Book signing will follow talk, Livres Babar will be making books available for purchase!

Successful McGill SIS Career Fair in Partnership with EBSI

Robin Canuel & Sonia Smith McGill SIS Career Fair in Partnership with EBSI

Pictured: ABQLA President Robin Canuel & Youth Section President Sonia Smith
Photo Credit: McGill School of Information Studies
ABQLA was pleased to host a popular table at the annual McGill SIS Career Fair in Partnership with EBSI, held at the McGill University campus on April 2nd.
The ABQLA representatives were able to interact with many students from McGill & EBSI, highlighting the benefits of ABQLA membership and our annual Conference!

REGISTRATION OPEN - CLCC Canadian Learning Commons Conference June 9-11

Please note that registration is now officially open for the 7th Canadian Learning Commons Conference to be held in Sherbrooke, Quebec this coming June 9-11.
All Canadian and international delegates are welcome to attend. You are invited to visit the conference website for more information:
The online registration form can be found at:


CHLA/ABSC 2014 conference registration is now open!

Registration is now open for the 38th Annual CHLA/ABSC conference in Montréal! Register by May 15th to get early bird rates on conference registration and CE courses! Our Program-at-a-Glance will help you plan your week. Also, consider staying an extra day to attend the FrancoFolies, the biggest music festival in the French-speaking world!


Partnership: Positions Available

Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and
Research invites applications for the positions of:

- Conference Spotlight Editor
- Copyeditor

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Au nom des professeurs de la Télé-Université du Québec (TÉLUQ), je me permets de solliciter quelques minutes de votre attention pour prendre connaissance de ce message:

Nous travaillons sur un projet de recherche concernant les travailleurs âgés, ou plus précisément les retours en emploi post-retraite.

Certaines personnes reviennent sur le marché du travail après avoir pris leur retraite, et nous avons besoin de leur témoignage pour obtenir des résultats qui participeront à une amélioration des politiques et pratiques de gestion des entreprises à leur égard.


NBF Film Club - Spring 2014

The NFB Film Club announces its Special 75th Anniversary Edition - The Oscar Winners.
The NFB Film Club offers free diverse film programs - from its slate of new productions - for adults and children.



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