Category: CLA

Linda Cook receives CLA’s Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award

2014 Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award Announced by the Canadian Library Association (Ottawa, April 8, 2014) – The Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliothèques is pleased to announce that the 2014 CLA Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award is being presented to Linda Cook of the Edmonton Public Library. The CLA Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award […]

Public Library Leadership Fellows Program – Deadline coming on April 15

CULC/CBUC Members — please consider either sending applicants from your institution or sharing with staff who might be interested in self-funding their development. The application period for the second cohort is closing on April 15, 2014. The first cohort (19 Fellows) completed in January 2014 with presentation of their iSchool Certificates. The goal is to […]

CLA Announces New Executive Director

Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliothèques For Immediate Release (OTTAWA) January 8, 2014. The Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliothèques is pleased to announce the appointment of Valoree McKay to the position of Executive Director. Ms. McKay, a resident and native of Ottawa, comes to CLA/ACB with a strong background in national association […]

Windsor Public Library wins CLA/OCLC Award for Innovative Technology

The Canadian Library Association/Association canadienne des bibliotheques is pleased to announce that the 2012 recipient of the CLA/OCLC Award for Innovation Technology is Windsor Public Library for their project Tomorrow Today. The award is given in recognition of the ground breaking and innovative use of technology to provide exceptional library service to their community members. […]

CLA releases CAP Toolkit

The federal government recently announced that it is cutting the Community Access Program (CAP). All CLA members are encouraged to contact their Members of Parliament to protest the cut and urge them to reconsider the value of the program. The CLA Member Toolkit for CAP provides you with a sample letter to send to your […]

Ken Roberts to receive Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award at CLA

2012 Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award Announced by the Canadian Library Association (Ottawa, April 20, 2012) – The Canadian Library Association / Association canadienne des bibliothèques is pleased to announce that the 2012 CLA Outstanding Service to Librarianship Award is being presented to Ken Roberts of Hamilton Public Library. The CLA Outstanding Service to Librarianship […]

Paul Whitney Re-elected to IFLA Governing Board

IFLA ELECTION 2011-2013 The results of the IFLA elections for President-Elect and Governing Board for the term 2011-2013 have just been announced. Paul Whitney, consultant and former chief librarian of the Vancouver Public Library, was re-elected for a second term on the IFLA Governing Board with the second highest number of votes of all candidates. […]