Events

Introducing a new donation program in Québec: Magic Desktop 9 - software for children's literacy with free annual licenses for Public Libraries

Date: 
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 18:00
Location: 
Benny Library, 6400 Av de Monkland, Montréal

Introducing a new donation program in Québec.

Easybits(*) has recently released a new Magic Desktop(**) edition for Public Libraries, and is happy to announce a donation program that is available for the select public libraries in Québec.

Under this program, we ask librarians to explore Magic Desktop, deploy it in the library and share their experiences with us, thus involving librarians in designing the best solution for kid’s computers.

ABQLA School Section AGM & Event: La bibliothèque, la nuit

Date: 
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 19:30
Location: 
AGM (6:30): Juliette et Chocolat, located at 1615 rue Saint Denis / Event (7:30): Grande Bibliothèque 1746 Avenue Savoie H2L 5C4

The ABQLA School Section will be holding its spring event on Thursday, April 14th at the Grand Bibliothèque.

We will be meeting up to attend La bibliothèque, la nuit, a Virtual Reality Tour of libraries throughout the world.

ABQLA Public Libraries Section Spring Event (& AGM): Discover Graphic Novels at Drawn & Quarterly!

Date: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 19:00
Location: 
Libraire Drawn and Quarterly, 211 Bernard O.

ABQLA Public Libraries Section Spring Event & AGM (et en français): Discover Graphic Novels at Drawn and Quarterly!

The pirates running the ABQLA Public Libraries Section would like to invite you to visit the beautiful Drawn & Quarterly bookstore. D&Q recently became an accredited bookstore and Jason Grimmer will be giving a presentation on graphic novels and how perfectly awesome they are. 

Information Studies Career Fair

Date: 
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 13:00
Location: 
Carrefour des arts et des sciences - 3150 Jean-Brillant, Université de Montréal

Information Studies Career Fair

Date:
Friday, March 18th, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The event will be followed by a 5 @ 7

Students from McGill University’s School of Information Studies (SIS) and Université de Montréal’s École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information (ÉBSI) are proud to present the 12th annual Information Studies Career Fair.

College & Research Libraries Section Winter Event: "Contributions that Count: A Panel Discussion on Service in Librarianship".

Date: 
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 18:00
Location: 
McLennan e-Classroom, Main Floor, Humanities & Social Sciences Library, McGill University, 3459 McTavish Street

You are cordially invited to the College & Research Libraries Section Winter Event: "Contributions that Count: A Panel Discussion on Service in Librarianship".

ABQLA Youth Section Spring Event & AGM: Mind the Middle: Readers' Advisory & Programming, Ages 9-13

Date: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 18:30
Location: 
Room 101, Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, McGill University, 809 Sherbrooke Street West

The Youth Section of ABQLA is pleased to invite you to our Spring Event followed by the Section's General Annual Meeting on Wednesday March 16, 2016. We will be first watching a webinar –Mind the Middle: Readers' Advisory & Programming, Ages 9-13, offered by Angie Manfredi:

HOW HACKABLE ARE YOU? A CYBERSECURITY WORKSHOP

Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 18:30
Location: 
Research Commons room, McLennan-Redpath Library, main floor, McGill University

You are all invited to attend: HOW HACKABLE ARE YOU? A CYBERSECURITY WORKSHOP.

Join us for a practical session on how to become more cyber-savvy! Learn tips and tricks about how to create more secure passwords, keep your financial details safe, avoid scams and phishing, how to dispose of your old computers and get an answer to all your questions. Presentation by Charles Phelan, ICS network at McGill University.

Date: Wednesday, March 9th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

School Library Advocacy With Debra Kachel

Date: 
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Westmount Public Library - 4754 Sherbrooke Street West, Westmount, Quebec

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.

College & Research Libraries Section fall event: “An Evening with the Experts: Universal Design & Libraries"

Date: 
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Seminar Room (LB-362), 3rd Floor, Webster Library, Concordia University, 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd West

You are cordially invited to the College & Research Libraries Section fall event: “An Evening with the Experts: Universal Design & Libraries".

ABQLA Youth Section presents: "Front Lines and Behind the Scenes Stars: Keeping Youth on Track".

Date: 
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
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.'

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Programme de partenariat professionnel 5 à 7

Date: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 05:00
Location: 
École des sciences de l’information de McGill 3661 Peel St, Montreal, QC H3A 1X1

Soyez des nôtres au 5 à 7 du programme de partenariat professionnel

Le chapitre étudiant de McGill et la section des bibliothèques publiques vous invitent à jaser avec étudiants et collègues au 5 à 7 du PPP.

Le PPP est un programme de mentorat flexible qui lie les étudiants de McGill avec des professionnels de l’information ayant des intérêts professionnels semblables.

L’événement aura lieu le 4 octobre à l’École des sciences de l’information de McGill au 3661 rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3A 1X1

Professional Partnering Program 5 à 7

Date: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 05:00
Location: 
McGill School of Information Studies 3661 Peel St, Montreal, QC H3A 1X1

The McGill Student Chapter and the Public Libraries section invite you to schmooze with students and colleagues at the PPP from 5 to 7.

The PPP is a flexible mentoring program that connects students in McGill’s School of Information Studies with information professionals with similar professional interests.

The event is on October 4th at the McGill School of Information Studies - 3661 Peel St, Montreal, QC H3A 1X1

Please contact Maria at maria.ressina@gmail.com for more information.

L'ABQLA vous invite cordialement à visiter la Bibliothèque à livres ouverts

Date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 18:00
Location: 
Centre communautaire LGBTQ+ de Montréal - 2075, rue Plessis, bureau 110 - Montréal, QC H2L 2Y4 (Facilement accessible par le bus 24)

L'ABQLA vous invite cordialement à visiter la Bibliothèque à livres ouverts

ABQLA cordially invites you to visit the Open Book Library

Date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 18:00
Location: 
LGBTQ+ Community Centre of Montreal - 2075, Plessis St., suite 110 - Montreal, QC H2L 2Y4 (Easily accessible by the 24 bus)

ABQLA cordially invites you to visit the Open Book Library

The ABQLA Public Libraries Section invites you to the beautiful Drawn & Quarterly bookstore for a fantastic presentation on graphic novels!

Date: 
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 19:00
Location: 
Librairie Drawn and Quarterly, 211 Bernard W.

Prior to the event, Public Libraries section members are invited to attend the AGM to thank the incredible Zile, outgoing President, and to vote on a new VP for the coming year. 

The AGM will take place at 6:30pm at the bookstore.

Date: Monday, March 27th at 7pm
Location: Librairie Drawn and Quarterly, 211 Bernard W.
Cost: Free!
RSVP: maria.ressina@gmail.com

See you there!

Zile & Maria

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