Benefits of membership
  • Networking opportunities
  • Member rates for our Annual Conference and association events
  • Free membership for student members
  • Student members are eligible to win our annual ABQLA Student Scholarship and the Anne Hébert Award
  • Personal members are eligible to win our annual Professional Development Award
  • Eligible to join the Partnership’s national Continuing Education Certificate (CEC) Program to enhance your professional development
Help the ABQLA

To better help the needs of our members, and to give the community at large, the association is now accepting donations. Please note that the ABQLA is not a registered charity and can not provide tax receipts.

Your donation supports:

  • Events and other offerings to the library community as a whole
  • Awards, particularly the Anne Hébert Bursary
  • Our participation in partnerships with other associations across Québec and Canada

Please use the form to send us your donation via PayPal.

Stay informed

The ABQLA Bulletin accepts submission of book reviews, opinion pieces on library-related issues, emerging technologies, suggested readings, websites, and any other topics related to libraries in Québec.

Deadlines for Submissions

We are currently accepting submissions on a rolling basis as we work on a new format for our Bulletin!

Submission Guidelines

Complete Submission Guidelines (PDF)

If you have any questions, please contact us at abqla@abqla.qc.ca

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Stay Informed

As a member of the Partnership, the ABQLA maintains a national job board in association with the other provincial library associations across Canada.

Job Postings

To submit job postings, please send your information to the Partnership.

About Us

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Our Vision

That l’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec – Quebec Library Association be a thriving organization that fosters and effectively serves the professional interests of all its members and, thereby, Quebec society at large.

Why Become a Member

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Network opportunities
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Member rates for our Annual Conference and association events
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Student members are eligible to win our ABQLA Student Scholarship
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Personal members are eligible to win our annual Professional Development Award
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ABQLA Bulletin (issued 3 times per year)
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Free membership for student members

Events and Conferences

Each year the ABQLA offers over a dozen events as well as an association-wide conference. They are:

Each of the five sections holds two events, one in the fall and one in the spring,

There are two association-wide events, one in the fall and one in the spring,

The Annual Conference, that provides Professional Development and networking opportunities to library workers in all types of libraries,

All of these events are available to the public,

Members can attend these events at a reduced fee or in some cases free of charge.

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