Upcoming Board Basics Workshop in Grande Prairie

News Date: 
18 April 2016

The Public Library Services Branch invites you to attend the Library Board Basics Workshop to be held Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Grande Prairie Public Library.

This workshop is open to all library trustees, library managers and library system staff. It is designed to help participants support effective public library service in their communities and regions. In particular, participants will understand:

  • Libraries Act and Regulations and other pertinent legislation.
  • The Alberta public library network.
  • Library board roles, responsibilities and relationships.
  • Other important issues such as finances and effectiveness.

In order to reserve your seat, please register before Friday, May 9, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. 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! 

If you wish to attend, please complete the electronic registration form, which can be found here.

If you have any questions please contact the branch toll free at 310-0000 and then 780-427-4871 or email at libraries@gov.ab.ca.