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AGM 2015 Information Now Available

The 2015 AGM for AALT will be held May 30, 2015 at 12:00 at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre in Canmore, AB. The information package for the AGM is now avaliable in the Members Only section of the website. If you need assistance accessing this area please contact the Webteam for help.

CLA Mourns the Passing of Canadian Civil Rights Champion, Alan Borovoy (1932-2015)

(OTTAWA) May 12, 2015. Yesterday evening, civil rights champion, Alan Borovoy passed away at age 83. Borovoy received the 2011 CLA Award for the Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada for his unwavering dedication to social justice and freedom of expression in Canada. An undisputed leader in the civil rights movement in Canada, Mr. Borovoy was a tireless advocate for freedom of expression, along with its corollaries freedom of the press and freedom of association; and equally an activist for equality and procedural fairness.

Maskwacis Cultural College Library Open House

Maskwacis Cultural College will be hosting a library open house on May 20th from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. Please join us to celebrate libraries, library staff and our services. Sherwood Park Bookmobile will be participating this year. Do let us know if you would like to tour the libraries or archives in Maskwacis. The special this year is a cultural training session for librarians.

The following pages demonstrate the development of this event.

Smorgasbook Calgary 2015

The Young Alberta Book Society is presenting Smorgasbook 2015 on May 12th at 6:30PM to 9:00 at the Cardel Homes & Theatre 180 Quarry Park Boulevard Southeast Calgary. Here is their tempting description of the event:

In collaboration with the Young Alberta Book Society, The Calgary Children's Literature Roundtable, Foundations for the Future Charter Academy and the Calgary Girls' School we would like to invite you to a buffet of youth literature; Smorgasbook 2015.

AALT Conference 2015 Registration is now open!!

Registration for the 2015 AALT Conference is now open, sign up now to beat the early bird deadline!

Call for Speakers - AALT 2015 Conference

Planning is underway for the next AALT Conference, to be held in Canmore, Alberta from May 28 -31, 2015. This is your opportunity to contribute to the success of AALT 2015 by presenting at the conference.

The theme for this year is Libraries in Transition. Your Conference Committee is looking for presentations that address this theme, the daily work of library technicians or health and wellness

Hot off the Press!!!

The newest edition of the of the AALT Technician is now available in the Members only section of the website. I you have a membership and don't know how to log in, or are having trouble please contact the Web Team for help. Just send us an email at webteam@aalt.org.

Results of the 2014 Salary Survey are in

The results of the 2014 salary survey have been compiled and are available. Once you log in just click on the Members Only tab and select the Employment Survey link to view the final results.

Thanks for another great conference!

Well, another conference is finished and planning is already started for the next one. I would like to take the time to thank this years conference committee. Without their dedication and hard work this opportunity would not be possible. So a big round of applause for the 2014 AALT conference comittee!


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