Spring 2013 News & Notes

20 March 2013

The spring 2013 issue of News & Notes is now available. If you would like to submit photos, news or ideas for the summer issue (May), please email janderson@peacelibrarysystem.ab.ca.

Library Board Basics Workshop

11 March 2013

The Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) invites you to attend their Library Board Basics Workshop.

It will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Grande Prairie Public Library - 101, 9839-103 Avenue.

This workshop is open to all library trustees, library managers and library system staff. It is designed to help launch participants on a path to good public library service delivery by enhancing their knowledge of the Libraries Act and Regulation and other pertinent legislation. In particular, participants will understand: 

  • The Alberta library network in context
  • Library board roles, responsibilities and relationships
  • Other important issues such as finances and effectiveness.

In order to reserve your seat, please register with the PLSB before Friday, April 12, 2012. There is no fee for the workshop. Participants will receive a workbook and other support materials, snacks, and lunch. Other meals, travel, and any required accommodation will be the participant’s responsibility.

Come prepared to ask lots of questions, become informed, meet colleagues from across the province and have FUN! Questions regarding the workshop may be directed to the Public Library Services Branch at 780-427-4871.

To register, complete the registration form and send it via mail, email or fax to:

PLSB Library Board Basics Workshop
803 Standard Life Centre
10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 4R7
email: rosanna.badree@gov.ab.ca
fax: 780-415-8594

Grande Prairie Library Board Basics Workshop Registration Form

Quick Links

09 January 2013

For your convenience, here are some Quick Links to help you until we get more settled with our new website: