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OLA 2023 SuperConference – Call for Volunteers

Volunteers needed! Ontario Library Association Super Conference Expo, Feb. 2-3, 2023. Help in OALT/ABO’s booth. Enjoy free access to the Expo. Morning and afternoon shifts available. Contact Mary: external@oaltabo.on.ca

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Notice of Annual General Meeting (May 2023)

Dear Members, The 50th Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 12:15pm in person and remotely via Zoom. Members in good standing, who are unable to attend the meeting may by means of proxy appoint a proxyholder. Further information…

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Lunch & Learn : Woodland Cultural Centre Museum Tour

The Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario is pleased to announce our next Professional Development session, Woodland Cultural Centre Museum Tour! About This Event Date: Monday, November 21st, 2022 Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM Location: Zoom Presented as a journey through linear time, the museum presents a storyline featuring artifacts from prehistoric through…

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2022 Salary & Library Survey / Sondage sur les salaires et bibliothèques

The Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario is required by the association’s Bylaw to administer and report on the current salaries and work done in any library and/or information position(s) whether a job, internship, and/or volunteer position in which a library technician diploma is a required or preferred qualification within the province…

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2023 Membership is now open

We are very excited to announce that our 2023 membership form is now open! Members get access to our latest Salary Survey Results, new issues of NewsLETTER/NouvELLES, our new Membership Directory and free access to our Lunch and Learn Sessions. Visit https://oaltabo.on.ca/membership/ to become a member today and get access to everything OALT/ABO has to…

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Canadian Library Month / Mois des bibliothèques au Canada

Canadian Library Month Mois des bibliothèques au Canada October is Canadian Library Month! All month long, libraries and library partners across Canada are raising awareness of the valuable role libraries play in Canadians’ lives. More than just a place to find books, libraries promote cultural awareness, engage in the community, provide educational programs, support freedom…

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Volunteer Opportunities : Board of Directors

Are you interested in volunteering for a position on the Board of Directors of OALT/ABO? If so, we are looking for you. The following positions are currently available: President-Elect Maintains minutes of all Board of Director meetings. Prepares and distributes agendas and minutes to the Board of Directors and Appointed Officers. External Communications Coordinator Prepares…

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Lunch and Learn : Ontario Archives: Yours to discover!

The Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario is pleased to announce our next Professional Development session, Ontario Archives: Yours to Discover! About This Event Date: Monday, June 13th, 2022 Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM Location: Zoom The Archives of Ontario is the largest provincial archives in Canada, and the premier source of information about…

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Winter 2022 Issue of NewsLETTER / NouvELLES

The Winter 2022 Issue of NewsLETTER/NouvELLES is now available to our OALT/ABO members! Please login to your account to see this issue, as well as past issues at <https://oaltabo.on.ca/newsletter-nouvelles/print-archives/>. Not a member? Our membership is open to students, graduates, retirees, and/or unemployed library technicians. Join today to read the latest issue, and become a part…

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Lunch and Learn – Support your Mental Health and Return to Work

The Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario is pleased to announce our next Professional Development session, How to Support your Mental Health and Return to Work. About This Event Date: Monday, March 28th, 2022 Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM Location: Zoom Have you been out of the workforce for a significant period of…

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