ABQLA cordially invites you to visit the Open Book Library

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 18:00
LGBTQ+ Community Centre of Montreal - 2075, Plessis St., suite 110 - Montreal, QC H2L 2Y4 (Easily accessible by the 24 bus)

ABQLA cordially invites you to visit the Open Book Library

Position Opening at Partnership Journal

Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice & Research is looking for a Proofreader to join our excellent editorial team.
Details about the position and application procedure are available on our website. Please apply by April 10, 2017.

The ABQLA Public Libraries Section invites you to the beautiful Drawn & Quarterly bookstore for a fantastic presentation on graphic novels!

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 19:00
Librairie Drawn and Quarterly, 211 Bernard W.

Prior to the event, Public Libraries section members are invited to attend the AGM to thank the incredible Zile, outgoing President, and to vote on a new VP for the coming year. 

The AGM will take place at 6:30pm at the bookstore.

Date: Monday, March 27th at 7pm
Location: Librairie Drawn and Quarterly, 211 Bernard W.
Cost: Free!
RSVP: maria.ressina@gmail.com

See you there!

Zile & Maria

ABQLA Youth Section Spring Event and AGM

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 18:15
The Mordecai Richler (Mile End) Public Library, Conference Room 5434 Park Ave, Montreal, QC H2V 4G7 (Corner of Park and St. Viateur)

The ABQLA Youth Section Invites you to their Spring Event and AGM: Show and Tell!

Free for ABQLA Members / $5 for Non-Members

Presented in English but French and Bilingualism are Most Welcome


Show and Tell:

Open Access: Two Academic Library Case Studies

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 18:00
Seminar Room LB-362 Webster Library Concordia University 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

ABQLA's College & Research Libraries Section invites you to attend:

Open Access: Two Academic Library Case Studies
With Guest Speakers Geoffrey Little and Jessica Lange


Monday April 3, 2017, 6:00pm

Seminar Room LB-362
Webster Library
Concordia University
1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

The section's annual general meeting will take place at the beginning of the evening.

Concordia University Library’s 15th Annual Research Forum: Registration/inscriptions

Registration is now open for Concordia University Library’s 15th Annual Research Forum, in the beautiful city of Montreal.  This year's Research Forum will be held on Friday, April 28th, 2017, at the Loyola Jesuit Hall and Conference Centre.    

Registration is free and includes a light breakfast and lunch.  To register please click here. 

EI Webinars for Managerial Staff

Here's a batch of webinars tailor made for your interests.
Enroll now! Space is limited.

Download the EI Winter 2017 Calendar here.

Check out what's coming up at the Education Institute:


You are invited to join the ABQLA School Libraries Section for their AGM

You are invited to join the ABQLA School Libraries Section for their AGM, followed by a roundtable discussion with Dr. Christian Ehret. Dr. Ehret is a professor at McGill University and currently teaches a course on Digital Media and Learning. His research interests include: writing, literacies and digital culture, digital media and learning, and the anthropology of education.

2017 Winners: Student Scholarship and Professional Development Award

Student Scholarship: Cate Henderson. 

Professional Development Awards:  Raphaella Dixon and Danielle Winn.

Learn more about these impressive information professionals in the upcoming issue of the ABQLA Bulletin, and at the 85th ABQLA Annual Conference. Congratulations to the winners, and many thanks to all of the exceptional candidates who applied for our awards this year.

Call for submissions for the Spring issue, ABQLA Bulletin

We are currently soliciting content submissions for the Spring issue of the Bulletin.

We welcome submission from all ABQLA members including:


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