Atwater Library and Computer Centre, 1200 Atwater Ave, Westmount
Our 32nd annual CODE fundraising dinner event is hosted by the ABQLA, and SLA (Eastern Canada Chapt.). The event benefits CODE, a Canadian NGO that supports literacy and learning in Canada and around the world. For more information about CODE visit codecan.org.
Raffle tickets for numerous prizes from many generous donors, each prize a value of $25.00 or more, are now available. You don’t have to be at the dinner to be a winner!
Westmount Public Library -
4754 Sherbrooke Street West,
The ABQLA School Section will be hosting our fall event, School Library Advocacy with Deb Kachel. Deb Kachel is a former District Library Supervisor for the Ephrata Area School District in Pennsylvania and worked as a school librarian for 34 years. She has authored many articles on school library advocacy in addition to writing and facilitating an online school library advocacy program for school administrators. Ms.
InfoNexus is a yearly conference organized by SIS students. We aim to bring students and information professionals together to hear engaging talks, exchange ideas, and make connections. InfoNexus embraces the multidisciplinary nature of information studies - topics from previous years have ranged from search engine optimization and online reputation, learning to code, creating digital spaces, bibliometrics and film theory, to information access in environmental law.
This year’s event is coming up, so we encourage you to mark your calendar! Speakers confirmed so far include:
A TURN-KEY INITIATIVE CREATED SPECIFICALLY FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIES, THE NFB FILM CLUB GRANTS FREE, PRIVILEGED ACCESS TO NEW, RELEVANT, AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING DOCUMENTARIES AS WELL AS AWARD-WINNING AND ENTERTAINING ANIMATION FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.
Room 101, Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, McGill University, 809 Sherbrooke Street West
The ABQLA Youth Section is proud to invite you to our fall event - "Front Lines and Behind the Scenes Stars: Keeping Youth on Track". This event highlights two stars in the Montreal youth working community, one of whom has a more behind-the-scenes role, and one who spends more time on the 'front lines.'
The 2015 edition of the Conference of the Library and Information Community of Quebec, Congrès des Mileux Documentaires du Québec, will take place at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, from November 18th to 20th.
The ABQLA is an Association Partner and we are pleased to sponsor two sessions on Friday, November 20th:
Atelier 37: Timeless Value for Public Libraries.
Patrick A. Losinski, Chief Executive Officer, Columbus Metropolitan Library
Atelier 49: For the Love of Reading! Nurturing a Generation of Active Readers in Singapore.