About Quebec Library Association

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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.

Our Mission

L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec – Quebec Library Association is a bilingual, non-profit voluntary association of library and information professionals, related personnel, and supporters throughout the province of Quebec. The Association provides a network for its members’ mutual support through education, advocacy, and communication. It promotes the role of library and information specialists and their institutions in the greater Quebec community.


Our Goals

  • To provide opportunities for its members to pursue and develop ther professional interests
  • To ensure the viability and growth of the Association
  • To facilitate the exchange of information on Association and library-related issues
  • To strengthen ties with national, provincial and local library associations and other related organizations
  • To raise political and public awareness on relevant issues and to advocate on behalf of library and information specialists and their institutions

Our Strategic Plan

Want to learn more about our Strategic Plan for 2022-2027, including more details about our goals for the association? Click the button below to read the full plan.


Policies & Positions

The ABQLA has a number of policies for its board members as well as official position statements that we have taken on issues of importance to libraries and their workers, many in partnership with other library associations and organizations, in the aim of supporting the professional aims of our members. You can read them by clicking on button below.