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.

Upcoming October Education Institute Webinars

EI Webinar Oct 3 -- Evergreen Virtual Visit: Duana Taha

EI Webinar Oct 5 -- Evergreen Virtual Visit: Diane Bracuk

EI Webinar Oct 5 -- Thrown Into Teen Programming? Part 2

EI Webinar Oct 12 -- Truth, Truthiness and Post-Truth

Professional Partnering Program 5 à 7

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 05:00
McGill School of Information Studies 3661 Peel St, Montreal, QC H3A 1X1

The McGill Student Chapter and the Public Libraries section invite you to schmooze with students and colleagues at the PPP from 5 to 7.

The PPP is a flexible mentoring program that connects students in McGill’s School of Information Studies with information professionals with similar professional interests.

The event is on October 4th at the McGill School of Information Studies - 3661 Peel St, Montreal, QC H3A 1X1

Please contact Maria at for more information.

Young Canada Works Call for Applications – Short Term Jobs!

Hire a student, for a short term job or co-op experience, any time from now until March 31, 2018!

The Canadian Council of Archives is pleased to announce a call for applications for Short Term Jobs, as part of the program Young Canada Works (YCW) in Heritage Organizations. "Short Term Jobs" are similar to "Summer Jobs" but may occur anytime until March 2018.

Upcoming September EI Webinars

EI Webinar Sept 12 -- Evergreen Virtual Visit: David Goldbloom  

EI Webinar Sept 14 -- Evergreen Virtual Visit: Alice Zorn

EI Webinar Sept 19 -- Evergreen Virtual Visit: Kate Taylor

EI Webinar Sept 19 -- Meeting Hacks

ABQLA seeking new advertising editor

ABQLA is looking for a new advertising editor. If you are interested or know someone who might be please contact 

Please share with your contacts as well. Thanks!

Alberta Library Conference 2018 - Call for session proposals

The Alberta Library Conference (ALC) 2018 Planning Committee, with support from the Library Association of Alberta (LAA) and the Alberta Library Trustees Association (ALTA), is accepting proposals for the 2018 Alberta Library Conference. ALC 2018 takes place in Jasper, Alberta from April 26-29, 2018.

The conference theme for 2018 is “We Stand Up”.

For more information, visit the conference website: 


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