Peace Library System has a 16 week, full-time position available for a Storytime Project Coordinator from May 8 to August 25, 2017. For more information, please view the job posting; applications with a cover letter, resume, and three references must be submitted by April 26, 2017.
Job Posting: Storytime Project Coordinator
New eResources: Cantook Station and Consumer Reports!
This week the Read Alberta eBooks project launches on library websites across the province. Alberta Municipal Affairs’ Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) has partnered with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta to make over 1,000 Alberta-published eBooks available to readers across the province. he largest of its kind in Canada, the collection represents 24 Alberta publishers.
These eBooks can now be borrowed through the Cantook Station platform; to visit, click here.
We are also pleased to announce the launch of Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping consumers make informed choices about products, services, and safety. They put over 4000 products through rigorous testing each year.
You can now access Consumer Reports with your library card! To visit, click here.
Read Alberta Books Travelling Displays - New Blocks!
Peace Library System is pleased to offer two new blocks of books to add to the Read Alberta Books Travelling Displays. Blocks 5 & 6 feature 2016 nominees and winners from the WGA’s Alberta Literary Awards and the BPAA’s Alberta Book Publishing Awards. A total of 41 books were donated to Peace Library System, and were split into two blocks of 20 and 21 titles each.
Each of these new blocks can be borrowed for three months for your library's patrons to enjoy before it must be sent back to Peace Library System.
To read more about the Read Alberta Books Travelling Displays, visit http://www.peacelibrarysystem.ab.ca/ab-books.
CFLA Website Launched
The website for the CFLA-FCAB has now been launched!
The CFLA, or the Canadian Federation of Library Associations/Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques, is the new national, bilingual voice of Canada’s library communities, replacing the former CLA or Canadian Library Association. The Federation is an association of associations, with membership from library associations across Canada. Their mandate is to advance library excellence in Canada; champion library values and the value of libraries; and influence national and international public policy impacting libraries and their communities.
Rural Libraries Conference Registration Now Open!
Registration for this year's Rural Libraries Conference is now open!
This year's theme will be "Leading from the Library" with keynote speakers Kathy Archer and Megan Hartline. More details about sessions and speakers can be found at the conference website, www.rurallibrariesconference.com, where an online registration form is also available.
Please contact Conference Coordinator Emma Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions!