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

October 2019 Update to the Membership

Dear Members of OALT/ABO,

The Board of Directors would like to take this opportunity to provide you with our October 2019 update. This update will highlight some of the work that we have done in the last couple of months.

Table of contents

Changes to the Board of Directors

Please see the below announcements recently posted on our website:

  1. Appointment : Archivist
  2. Resignation : External Communications Coordinator
  3. Appointment : Internal Communications Coordinator

If you are interested in becoming part of the Board, or volunteering, please contact Vincent Elit at info@oaltabo.on.ca or via one of our Social Media Accounts.

2020 Membership Form now available

The 2020 Membership Form for new and returning members is now available on our website by visiting https://oaltabo.on.ca/product/2020-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.

If you require an invoice, please contact us at Lori O’Connor at membership@oaltabo.on.ca.

OLA Super Conference

The 2020 OLA Super Conference will be happening from January 29 to February 01, 2020 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? Please contact us at info@oaltabo.on.ca.
Additional details will be posted in mid-November.

Membership Directory

The 2019 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/.

2020 Award Nominations now being accepted

Conference 2020

OALT/ABO 2020 Conference

Annual General Meeting 2020

The 47th Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario will be held on Saturday, May 02, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. at Durham College (Room tbd) in Oshawa, 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 02, 2020.

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.