Our Sponsors and Supporters

Gold Sponsors

Espace Kübbii
Contact Person: Anne Patel
1050-101 Emile Bouchard
Vaudreuil-Dorion J7V 0B6
Tel.: 514-933-4444

Kubbii is the multifunctional and eco-friendly furniture perfect for libraries and schools. Entirely manufactured in Quebec with recycled and environmentally friendly materials. Useful as a merchandiser and thematic display in adult, teens and children areas. Kubbii gives life in a significant way for all.

Infor Library and Information Solutions
Contact Person: Peg Hoyt
492 Old Connecticut Path, Suite 600
Framingham, MA 01701
Tel.: 508-598-4063 | Fax.: 508-598-4215

Infor Library and Information Solutions provides libraries and Information centers with comprehensive automation solutions. With our user-centric products, libraries manage collections, market services and foster a collaborative online environment. Now available: Iguana, our web portal and discovery solutions (www.experience-iguana.com).
Learn more about our products at: www.libraries.infor.com

Librairie Clio
Contact Person: Judith Warne
245N Boul. St. Jean
Pointe-Claire, QC H9R 3J1
Tel: 514-695-5557

With many years’ experience and English accreditation, Librairie Clio combines a tradition of personal service with the power and efficiency of the most up-to-date technology, enabling us to respond quickly and accurately to the needs of the modern library. Our instant access database of over 6 million titles allows us to provide detailed order acknowledgement within one working day. By identifying titles that are out of print, have no Canadian rights, are delayed or postponed editions, we quickly let you know what can be supplied in a timely fashion and can propose alternatives where appropriate. Our regular monitoring of order status enables us to provide detailed reports. Please contact us by telephone or e-mail to discuss how we can help you meet the expectations of your clients. We will be pleased to tell you about our services at the 82nd Annual ABQLA Conference in May.

Contact Person: Mike Shontz
1 OverDrive Way
Cleveland, OH 44125 USA
Tel.: 216-573-6886 | Fax.: 216-573-6889
Create your Virtual Branch! OverDrive® enables you to offer bestselling eBooks, audiobooks, music and video—online 24/7—from your library’s website. More than 28,000 libraries and schools worldwide rely on OverDrive for the best selection, best service and best user experience.  With more than 1.3 million premium titles available from more than 5,000 publishers, OverDrive has one of the largest catalogs of digital books and more for libraries. Our support for Windows®, Mac®, iPad®, iPhone®, Android™, Sony® Reader, NOOK™, plus hundreds of other devices makes us the most compatible download service for libraries. www.overdrive.com


Silver Sponsors

Archambault Inc.
Contact Person: Valérie Durand
500, rue Saint-Catherine est.,
Montreal, QC H2L 2C6
Tel.: 514-849-4115 ext. 25223

Archambault SIE – Service aux Institutions et Entreprises – offre un service humain, rapide et efficace et propose aux institutions canadiennes, par le biais de son site Internet, la plus vaste sélection de produits culturels ainsi qu’une multitude de services, tels : les foires du livre et les journées littéraires ; la configuration de compte, la création de bibliographies, de profil d’envoi d’offices et de paniers multiples ; des outils de sélection et de gestion de paniers ainsi que l’assignation de codes budgétaires, de traitement et de localisation, sans oublier sa nouvelle plate-forme de documents numériques !

Babar Books
Contact Person: Maya Byers
46 St. Anne, Pointe Claire, QC
1235-A Greene Avenue, Westmount, QC
E-mail: livresbabar@gmail.com

Contact Person: Anabelle Lefebvre-Rivard
7695 avenue Papineau,
Montréal , Québec, H2E 2H1
Tel: 514-337-3000 poste 403  | Fax : 514-282-8011

Fondée en 1986, la société BiblioMondo développe des logiciels spécialisés et se positionne comme le prestataire leader sur le marché francophone des plateformes dédiées aux bibliothèques. Ses solutions sont déployées dans près de 1400 bibliothèques, situées dans 11 pays, et sont utilisées quotidiennement par plus de 5 millions de personnes. BiblioMondo propose une nouvelle génération de logiciels et d’applications innovants, voués aux secteurs de la gestion et du transfert de connaissances.

Carr McLean
Contact Person: Daniel Ryan
461 Horner Avenue
Toronto, ON M8W 4X2
Tel: 1-416-252-3371 or 1-800-268-2123

Canadian owned and operated for over 50 years, Carr McLean has proudly been and will continue to be the foremost Canadian library and archival product supplier. We, along with our clients, have dealt with the dramatic changes and issues with which all library and cultural organizations contend. Through one-on-one interaction, often facilitated by attendance at conferences and workshops across the country, Carr McLean and its clientele have emerged stronger than ever. You have kept us up-to-date on your needs, enabling us to source products, to improve our service, and to effectively assist a number of institutions in becoming leaders in their respective areas. Our Planning Department, Customer Service Team, and website are always ready to serve you. We thank you for your past support and look forward to being of service to you in the future.

Contact Person: Lesley Noble
10 Estes  Street
Ipswich,  MA 01938
Tel.:  205-981-4684 | Fax : 205-995-1613

Established in 1944, EBSCO is the world’s leading information agent providing consultative services and cutting-edge technology for managing and accessing quality content, including print and e-journals, e-packages, research databases, eBooks, and more.  Now more than ever, libraries and research organizations are looking for new ways to manage their collections more efficiently. EBSCO has developed the most comprehensive “e” discovery and management solutions, offering unparalleled integration to help librarians save time and money while empowering their users.

EBSCO serves clients in more than 200 countries through our 30 offices worldwide with more than 140 librarians on staff. To learn more about EBSCO’s products and services, visit www.ebsco.com.

Gibson Library Connections, Inc
Contact Person: Gary Gibson
P.O. Box 1058
Pointe-Claire, QC H9S 4H9
Tel./Fax: 450-458-0677

Gibson Library Connections is a full-service distributor and saler agency serving in the Canadian book market. Representing a select number of international Publishers, we provide Canadian libraries with a trusted local source for selection and acquisition of valuable electronic resources. Publishers currently represented include Alexander Street Press, best known for their award winning video collection currently offering over 26.000 titles and over 11.000 hours of content.

Halo Metrics Inc.
Contact Person: Ravinder Sangha
1250 René Lévesque Blvd West, Suite 220
Montréal, QC H3B4W8
Tel. :1-800-667-9199 | Fax :604-273-4459

For over 25 years Halo Metrics has been providing leading edge security and loss prevention solutions to the Canadian marketplace. We are the exclusive Master distributor for Checkpoint EAS System solutions. Contact your local Quebec based Halo Metrics representative for all your EAS labels, barcodes, tags, RF / RFID systems, and related asset protection needs: www.halometrics.com

Librairie Monet
Contact Person: Laurence Monet
Tel.: 514-337-4083 / 514-806-3132 | Fax: 514-337-5982

Librairie Monet, an independent bookstore established since 1977, specializes in French-language Youth Literature, Comics and Graphic novels as well as in General and Academic publications. In addition to the expertise of our booksellers, we offer you a wide range of services, such as our Virtual catalogue Monet PRO, that now includes a new FSL titles selection, the monthly New Releases Showroom where you can browse through the latest French-language publications, and our online e-bookstore institutions.ruedeslibraires.com, where your library can acquire the latest French-language e-books.

N-Take Enviro Products
Contact Person: Steve Mitchell
615 Orwell Street
Mississauga, ON L5A 2W4
Tel.: 905-272-2247


Contact Person: Lisa Alent
789 E. Eisenhower Parkway
Ann Arbor, MI  48108
Tel.: 734-707-2512 | Fax: 800-308-1586

ProQuest® connects people with vetted, reliable information.  Key to serious research, ProQuest® includes Bowker®, Dialog®, EBL®, ebrary®, Serials Solutions® businesses, and the RefWorks™, Pivot and Summon Services®.

Contact Person: Gaétan Bourbonnais
4388 Rue Saint-Denis  Bureau 200
Montréal QC H2J 2L1
Tel. : 514 884 2672 | Fax : 514 272 4505

Renaud-Bray est le plus important réseau de librairies agréées au Québec. Avec 30 librairies agréées réparties sur le territoire québécois, Renaud-Bray offre aux institutions un service personnalisé à la fine pointe des technologies modernes. Du personnel dédié, des salles de nouveautés mensuelles complètes, un site web convivial et performant, des outils de gestion adaptés et un entrepôt unique au Québec constituent l'essentiel de l'offre de service qui distingue Renaud-Bray et en fait un partenaire de premier plan dans l'atteinte des objectifs stratégiques des bibliothécaires. www.renaud-bray.com

Les Industries Rouillard
Contact Person: Joël Pelosse
554 rue Meloche
Dorval, Qc H9P 2P4
Tel. : 1-800-661-1411 ext.102 | Fax : 418-666-9619

Créée en 1978, Rouillard fait partie des entreprises qui ont décidé de jouer un rôle majeur dans l'imagination et la mise en place de la société de demain. Déjà réputée pour ses produits, acclamée pour son service et consacrée sur le plan de l'ergonomie, l'entreprise a multiplié ses efforts en recherche et développement afin de créer les fauteuils design de la prochaine génération. Le résultat est saisissant : les fauteuils Rouillard sont aujourd'hui associés aux nouvelles valeursqui modèlent notre industrie. Ils sont cités en exemple lorsqu'on parle de la technologie au service du confort, de l'ergonomie au service du corps humain, du design au service de la qualité desenvironnements de travail et le respect de l'empreinte écologique. Rouillard est ainsi devenue ce qu'il convient d'appeler un designer et manufacturier. Une marquequi signe des fauteuils, mais aussi une façon de penser le présent et l'avenir.

Scholastic Education
Contact Person: J. Mascarenhas
175 Hillmount Road
Markham, ON L6C1Z7
Tel. : 905-887-7323 ext. 4369 | Fax : 905-887-3643

Scholastic Education is Canada's elementary specialist, publishing both print and digital classroom resources, built on the latest research and reflecting best teaching practices.

YBP Library Services
Contact Person: Manda Plavsa
999 Maple Street
Contoocook, NH 03229
Tel. : 416-648-1231

YBP Library Services, a Baker & Taylor company, provides print and digital content , supporting collection management and technical services to academic, research, and special libraries around the world. GOBI3, YBP's acquisition and collection development interface, provides access to more than 10 million titles. YBP is located in Contoocook, NH, USA. For more on the company, visit www.ybp.com.

World Book, Inc.
Contact Person: Lilla Sutera
7496 Henri Bourassa
St. Laurent, QC, H4S 2B2
Tel. : 514-616-7503

Since 1917, World Book, Inc., has set the standard for providing accuracy, objectivity, and reliability in research materials for both children and adults. Based in Chicago, World Book is committed to creating educational products that meet the highest standards of editorial excellence in print and online. This commitment has resulted in a wide range of products including the number-one selling The World Book Encyclopedia; the World Book Web, which is the most comprehensive and authoritative online solution to meet the diverse information needs of students, educators, public library patrons.  

Bronze Sponsors

Cultural Asset Management Group / Gaylord
Contact Person: Shawna White
2186 Mountain Grove Avenue, Suite 453
Burlington, Ontario L7P 4X4
Tel : (905) 415-2826 | Fax: 450-622-1430

We are an integrated arts management company and distributor of Gaylord Brothers.  Founded in 1896, Gaylord is Your Trusted Source for library supplies, furniture and archival products.  From the book-mending supplies Gaylord was built on to custom archival solutions made just for you, we offer the high-quality products you need to manage, preserve and display your collection.


Justin Time Records Inc.
Contact Person: Jim West
5524 St. Patrick Street suite 580
Montréal, QC
H4E 1A8
Tel: 514-738-9533

Contact Person: Bev White
2030 Dagenais O.
Laval, QC H7L 5W2
Tel : 450-622-2212 poste 222 | Fax: 450-622-1430

LEARN's mission is to provide access to quality learning material, educational technology, and e-learning resources in a timely, responsive manner to the Québec English Education Community.

Reliure Paré Inc.

Contact Person: Yves Paré
692 Boul. Guimond
Longueuil, QC J4G 1T5
Tel.: 450-670-5238 | Fax: 450-670-523

Contact Person: Sarah Lu
233 Spring Street
New York, NY 10013
Tel: 212-460-1570

Springer Science+Business Media (www.springer.com) is a leading global scientific, technical and medical publisher, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content via innovative information products and services. Springer is also a trusted local-language publisher in Europe – especially in Germany and the Netherlands – primarily for physicians and professionals working in healthcare and road safety education. Springer published roughly 2,200 English-language journals and more than 8,000 new books in 2012, and the group is home to the world’s largest STM eBook collection, as well as the most comprehensive portfolio of open access journals. In 2012, Springer Science+Business Media S.A. generated sales of approximately EUR 981 million. The group employs more than 7,000 individuals across the globe. 




Geoffrey Kelley, Member of the National Assembly

- Member for Jacques-Cartier
- Quebec Liberal Party