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 abqla@abqla.qc.ca, but drop-ins are welcome.

Upcoming November Education Institute Webinars!

EI Webinar Nov 2 -- Make It a CCR: Going Legit With Open Library Workshops https://goo.gl/mQfhCt

EI Webinar Nov 7 -- How To Implement a Workplace Mental Health Program https://goo.gl/i7YsWJ

EI Webinar Nov 8 -- Explore Play Learn @ WPL https://goo.gl/MxPYXu

EI Webinar Nov 9 -- Selling Your Space https://goo.gl/M4aGRv

Canadian School Library Day - October 23

Happy Canadian School Library Day!

Great blog post about #cdnschoollibraryday including parts written by ABQLA at https://t.co/MAHqiHPJVv

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: https://newestpress.com/…/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: https://www.ifla.org/FR/node/11808.

To vote in the language of your choice, visit: https://globalvision.ifla.org/vote/

Call for Articles: LIS and Mental Health

Submission Deadline: December 31, 2017

Publication: January 2018

Librarianship.ca 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 https://goo.gl/kg2yr8

EI Webinar Oct 5 -- Evergreen Virtual Visit: Diane Bracuk https://goo.gl/Hv36nw

EI Webinar Oct 5 -- Thrown Into Teen Programming? Part 2 https://goo.gl/Tt2Pna

EI Webinar Oct 12 -- Truth, Truthiness and Post-Truth https://goo.gl/qDQHoN

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 maria.ressina@gmail.com 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 https://goo.gl/2KRqRN  

EI Webinar Sept 14 -- Evergreen Virtual Visit: Alice Zorn https://goo.gl/g1XuJZ

EI Webinar Sept 19 -- Evergreen Virtual Visit: Kate Taylor https://goo.gl/85aG4t

EI Webinar Sept 19 -- Meeting Hacks https://goo.gl/3ENhhw


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