Benefits of membership
  • Networking opportunities
  • Member rates for our Annual Conference and association events
  • Free membership in one of the association’s Section or Interest Groups
  • Student members are eligible to win our annual ABQLA Student Scholarship
  • 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
  • ABQLA Bulletin (issued 3 times per year)
  • Free membership for student members
Help the ABQLA

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

  • Would you like to give a donation to the association as a whole?
  • To a specific section of the ABQLA?
  • Or would you like to give a donation towards the Anne Hébert Bursary?

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 Quebec.

Deadlines for Submissions

The deadlines for submissions are as follows:

  • For the January – April issue: March 21
  • For the May – August issue: July 21
  • For the September – December issue: November 21

 

All aubmissions will appear in both the print and online version of the ABQLA Bulletin.
Note that some items might be edited for length for inclusion in the print publication.

Submission Guidelines

Complete Submission Guidelines (PDF)

 

If you have any questions, please contact the ABQLA Communication & Bulletin Team at bulletin @ abqla.qc.ca

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Stay Informed

The ABQLA Job Board lists positions in all types of libraries available across Quebec and beyond. The job board is free to use for both job seekers and employers looking to advertise their positions.

Employers are responsible for the content of their postings. If you would like to submit a position to this board, please contact us.

Job Postings

To submit job postings, please send your information at abqla @ abqla.qc.ca

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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