Welcome to the Ontario Association of Library Technicians / Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario

Fall 2018 Update

Dear Members of OALT/ABO,

The Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to provide you with our Fall update. This update will highlight some of the work that we have done in the last couple of months.

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2019 Membership Form now available

The 2019 Membership Form for new and returning members is now available on our website by visiting https://oaltabo.on.ca/product/2019-membership/. Both individual and group members will be able to fill out the same form. Please use the “Membership Type” box at the Bottom of the form to determine your membership price.
If you are looking at paying by cheque, you can also fill out the online form. Please select “Cheque” as your payment option. When sending your cheque, please note your order number.

OLA Super Conference

The 2019 OLA Super Conference will be happening from January 30th to February 02, 2019 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto Ontario.
Registration and details can be found at https://www.olasuperconference.ca/
*Note: OALT/ABO members qualify for member pricing.

Interested in volunteering at the OALT/ABO Booth at the Super Conference? Find out details here: https://oaltabo.on.ca/2019-ola-volunteers/

Membership Directory

The 2018 edition of the OALT/ABO Membership Directory is now available in the “Members Only” section of our website. Login with your username and password, and navigate over to this page: https://oaltabo.on.ca/members-membership-directory/.


Ottawa Chapter/Section d’Ottawa : Google Apps Presentation – January 12, 2019
OALT/ABO Social Event @ OLA Super Conference – January 31, 2019

For additional details about Ottawa Chapter/Section d’Ottawa events, please visit the Chapter’s website, or contact them at ottawa@oaltabo.on.ca.

2019 Award Nominations now being accepted

Nominations for the 2019 Presidential Award and the Award for Innovation are now being accepted. Details can be found at https://oaltabo.on.ca/awards. Submissions will be accepted by email at info@oaltabo.on.ca. The due date is April 1, 2019.

Conference 2019

2019 OALT/ABO Save the Date

Annual General Meeting 2019

The 46th Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario will be held on Saturday, May 04, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at the Best Western Cairncroft in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Members in good standing, who are unable to attend the meeting in person may by means of proxy appoint a proxyholder, or one or more alternative proxyholders, who need not be members, as the member’s nominee to attend and act at the meeting in the manner, to the extent and with the authority conferred by the proxy . A member wishing to appoint by proxy, a proxyholder(s) are required to complete the following form, signing and dating it, and giving it to the proxyholder to return to the Chair of the Annual General Meeting, the President of the Association, prior to the call for order on Saturday, May 04, 2019.

If you have any questions, or would like to contact any member of the Board or Committees at any time, we can all be reached by email at info@oaltabo.on.ca. All email requests will be forwarded to the appropriate point of contact.