Events

Fall Kick-Off 2012

Date: 
Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 17:30
Location: 
National Film Board of Canada, 3155 Cote de Liesse, Montreal

The Quebec Library Association cordially invites you to join us for the 2012 Fall Kick-off. Come and enjoy some wine and cheese while catching up with your ABQLA colleagues! Become an ABQLA member that evening and get in for FREE.

This year we have two guest speakers - Marianne Di Domenico will present the NFB's Film Club, and there will be a special presentation by animation filmmaker Lynn Smith.

Please see the attached flyer for the complete information, including carpooling options and registration deadlines.

Montreal Screening - "Louder than a Bomb"

Date: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 19:00
Location: 
Selwyn House School, 95 Cote St. Antoine Road, Westmount

A question-and-answer session with co-producer Greg Jacobs will follow
the screening.



Tickets ($10 each) are available at:


Livres Babar (46 St. Anne St., Pointe Claire - Phone: 514-694-0380)

Babar en ville (1235 Greene Avenue, Westmount - Phone: 514-931-0606)


Exposition - L'art des livres d'image

Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 18:30
Location: 
Pavilion Jean-Noel Desmarais, 1380 Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1J5

Venez nous joindre pour une visite privée et guidée de l'exposition de plus de 80 illustrations originales de livres d'images au Musée des Beaux-‐Arts de Montréal. Ne manquez pas cette superbe occasion de savourer le talent remarquable de grands illustrateurs canadiens.

$5 pour members de ABQLA et $8 pour non-‐membres

Pour s'inscrire: Sonia Smith : sonia.smith@mcgill.ca

The Art of the Picture Book Exhibition

Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 18:30
Location: 
Jean-Noel Desmarais Pavilion, 1380 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1J5

Join us for a private and guided visit to the exhibit of over 80 original illustrations from Canadian picture books at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art. Don't miss this superb opportunity to enjoy a remarkable array of talent from this country’s great illustrators.

Cost: $5 for ABQLA members and $8 for non-members

Contact: Sonia Smith : sonia.smith@mcgill.ca

CLA Monteal: Au courant de l’information gouvernementale!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 11:45
Location: 
Université McGill, Bibliothèque des sciences humaines et sociales, salle de classe électronique, 3459 Rue McTavish

Venez rejoindre trois experts pour devenir au courant sur les changements récents apportés à l’information gouvernementale au Canada. Ces informations sont importantes pour tous ceux qui doivent  rechercher de l’information gouvernementale à leur comptoir de référence.

CLA Monteal: Getting up to date on Government information!

Date: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 18:00
Location: 
McGill University, Humanities & Social Sciences Library E-Classroom, 3459 McTavish St

Getting up to date on Government information!

Come join three experts and get up to date information on recent changes to government information in Canada.

Important information for anyone having to search government information resources at their reference desk!

Curating Exhibits in An Academic Environment: Practical Steps and Lessons Learned for a Successful Display

Date: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 18:00
Location: 
Concordia University’s Webster Library, 1400 de Maisonneuve West, LB 340

***POSTPONED*** Concordia University will be closed on March 22 due to a student protest. The even has been re-scheduled for TUESDAY, April 3rd.

The College and Research Section’s spring event will be held on Tuesday April 3, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The event is entitled: “Curating Exhibits in An Academic Environment: Practical Steps and Lessons Learned for a Successful Display”. The following librarians will be speaking...

CLA Montreal - L’Introduction de RDA/FRBR à la bibliothèque publique juive

Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 18:30
Location: 
La grande salle de la Bibliothèque publique Atwater, 1200 Avenue Atwater, Westmount, QC

Au cours des dernières années, RDA et FRBR sont devenus des sujets d’actualités dans la profession de bibliothécaire. La Bibliothèque publique juive, ici à Montréal, était la première bibliothèque dans le monde à adopter FRBR avec RDA. Venez écouter Eddie Paul, chef des services bibliographiques et de l’information à la Bibliothèque publique juive, partager ses expériences (et aventures!) de ce parcours.

Quand : Mercredi le 4 Avril à 18h 30.

Où : La grande salle de la Bibliothèque publique Atwater, 1200 Avenue Atwater, Westmount, QC

CLA Montreal - Implementing RDA/FRBR at the Jewish Public Library

Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 18:30
Location: 
La grande salle de la Bibliothèque publique Atwater, 1200 Avenue Atwater, Westmount, QC

Over the past few years RDA and FRBR have been hot topics in the library profession, and Montreal's own Jewish Public Library was the first public library in the world to adopt FRBR alongside RDA. Come and hear Eddie Paul, Head of Bibliographic and Information Services at the Jewish Public Library, share his experiences (and adventures!) from this journey.



When: Wednesday April 4th at 6:30pm

Where: Atwater Public Library Auditorium, 1200 Avenue Atwater Westmount, QC


Cost: $5 CLA members and students ; $7 non-CLA members



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Lancement autumnal 2015

Date: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
Bibliothèque Osler de l’histoire de la médecine à l’Université McGill. McIntyre Medical Building, 3rd floor - 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montréal, Québec H3G 1Y6

L’Association des bibliothécaires du Québec vous invite cordialement à son lancement automnal 2015. Rejoignez-nous pour une dégustation de vins et fromages et profitez-en pour retrouver vos collègues de l’association. Après, rejoignez-nous pour une visite guidée à la belle Bibliothèque Osler de l’histoire de la médecine à l’Université McGill.

ABQLA Fall Kick-Off

Date: 
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 18:00
Location: 
McIntyre Medical Building - 3rd floor – 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1Y6

The Quebec Library Association cordially invites you to join us for the 2015 Fall Kick-off event at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine at McGill University. Come enjoy some wine and cheese while catching up with your ABQLA colleagues!  

Then, join us for a guided visit at the beautiful Osler Library of the History of Medicine at McGill University.

ABQLA School Section Event: An Evening With Don Aker

Date: 
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Westmount Public Library 4574 Rue Sherbrooke O, Westmount, QC H3Z 1G1

The School Section is pleased to invite you to "An Evening with Don Aker," held in conjunction with the Canadian Children's Book Centre.

Author Biography

Youth Section event: Libraries Making a Difference for Children at Risk

Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 18:30
Location: 
Room 101, Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, McGill University, 809 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec

The Youth Section is happy to invite you to our spring event - “Libraries Making a Difference for Children at Risk". We will be looking at things being done in both school and public libraries:

“More Hats than Librairies: Serving At-Risk Youth at Multiple Alternative Schools” by Nicholas Warren

L'art avec livres

Date: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 19:00
Location: 
Bibliothèque publique Westmount 4574 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1G1

Transformer vos vieux livres pour décorer votre bibliothèque!

Gratuit pour les membres et non-membres de l'ABQLA

RSVP au plus tard le 2 avril à wwayling@westmount.org

L'assemblée générale annuelle de la section scolaire aura à 18h30.

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