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ALC 2014 Call for Session Proposals is now out!
Publish Date : 7/16/2013

The Alberta Library Conference (ALC) 2014 Planning Committee with support from the Library Association of Alberta (LAA) and the Alberta Library Trustees Association (ALTA) is pleased to announce that the call for proposals for the 2014 Alberta Library Conference is open. The conference takes place i...

What to wear at the Saturday night dinner! Black and White event for EPL's birthday!
Publish Date : 4/19/2013

FASHION ALERT! WEAR BLACK OR WHITE (or a combination) FOR THE SATURDAY NIGHT DINNER! We will be celebrating Edmonton Public Library’s 100th birthday, and the dining room will be decorated in black and white with EPL’s colours. If everyone wears black or white it will give a great look to...

Technology Preparation for the Conference!
Publish Date : 4/19/2013

TECHNOLOGY PREP There are a few things you can do in advance to get a head start on the technology side of enjoying the conference! Here’s what you need to do! 1. Sign up for the Fairmont President’s Club. This gives you FREE internet access (wireless and wired) at the J...

LAA reminds members of the subsidy to attend ALC!
Publish Date : 4/8/2013

LAA is providing a registration subsidy for members in good standing who work in libraries located in municipalities of under 10,000 population. The subsidy is paid to libraries only (not to individuals). Due to the limited nature of the fund, a maximum of one subsidy is paid for each library. C...

Social events are filling up fast!
Publish Date : 3/28/2013

The wine tasting and drawing events are now full, but there's still room so far in the Mixology, Adult Cooking and Kitchen Magicians (only one!). Also there's lots of room in the Yoga sessions if you want to get up early!

Collaborative Art Project - Create your leaves now!
Publish Date : 2/20/2013

Artist Janet Cole will be coordinating and creating an exciting art project at ALC – and you can be part of it! Together, we’ll create a visual representation of the strength, vitality and diversity of Alberta’s library community. We will be creating a two dimensional wall sculptur...

Take the Magic Bus to the Conference!
Publish Date : 1/10/2013

For early planners, information is now available on the Magic Bus! It's the most fun way to get to the conference - a charter bus run by the Shortgrass Library System. It's full of great library people and there are snacks! You don't need to be worried about unreliable weather or the stress of drivi...

The U of A SLIS course will again be offered at ALC.
Publish Date : 11/19/2012

Ken Haycock and Ernie Ingles will again be offering their course Professional Socialization and Trendspotting. This isn't part of the conference, but is a one-credit MLIS course. We'll again be thrilled to welcome the group of SLIS students! For more information see

Publish Date : 9/20/2012

The Co-Chairs are now reviewing the proposals. Look for a great program in the coming weeks!


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