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


As part of our mandate is to disseminate information relating to Library and Information Technicians through education and professional development, the Association provides a variety of resources to members and those interested in the Library Technician profession.

Library Technician Education ProgramsIf you're interested in a library technician career, we've put together a list of programs available in Canada:

Library Technician Education Programs

Library Technician AssociationsIf you don't live in Ontario, but are a Library Technician, you might find this helpful - our list of Library Technician associations throughout Canada.

Other Library Technician Associations


Salary & Library Profile Surveys

OALT/ABO 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 of Ontario.

Salary and Library Profile Survey

Job Postings

Are you looking for a job as a Library Technician? We've put together some online links where you can look for recent job postings.

Job Posting Links

Membership Directory

The Board of Directors of OALT/ABO has been mandated, by the Association’s By-Law, to compile a membership directory. Given concerns regarding privacy, members elected when they renew their membership whether to have their contact information published.

Membership Directory

Discussion List The purpose of this list is to communicate electronically with members regarding OALT/ABO and other library organizations events and activities, and to provide a forum for members to discuss career related issues. All members are encouraged to post job opportunities, meeting notices, professional development activities, and to discuss issues which are relevant to Library Technicians and libraries.

Discussion List

Lund and Learn SessionsStarting in 2021, the Board of Directors started the Lunch and Learn initiative offering Professional Development Sessions to the membership.

Lunch and Learn Sessions