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Updated: May 03, 2016


Updates from the Ottawa Chapter/Section d'Ottawa

Windows 10 : an information session
Date: Saturday May 21, 2016 at 2:00 PM
Location: Room P201 @ Algonquin College
For details, please see the Ottawa Chapter/Section d'Ottawa website

43rd Annual General Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle

Documentation for the 43rd Annual General Meeting has now been posted. Please find the link below.

Annual General Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle

We Want You!

We are seeking committed and enthusiastic people from a variety of library settings to serve on our executive for the 2016-2017 term. The OALT/ABO Board is made up of volunteers, passionate about the work library technicians and support staff do. Nominations will be accepted at the AGM being held during our yearly conference which is at the Fern Resort in Orillia, April 28-May 1, 2016. If you cannot attend the AGM but are interested in a position send us an email at

Possible positions that are available are:

  • President-Elect
  • External Communications Coordinator
  • Internal Communications Coordinator
  • Chapter Coordinator
  • Membership Coordinator (appointed officer position)

All are one year commitments with the exception of President-Elect which is a two year commitment. For position descriptions go to:

#Renewal 2016 Conference Registration and Program

Online registration for the conference is now closed. Last minute walk-ons are welcome but you must be prepared to pay by credit card at Fern.

Please click here to view this year's program!

Accommodations for this year's conference is being handled, independently of the Association, by the Conference Centre at Fern Resort

Please mention the OALT/ABO Conference when contacting Fern Resort in one of three ways:

Phone: toll free 1-800-567-3376 or (705) 325-2256 / Fax: 1-705-327-5647 / email:

Confederation College Now Offers an Online Library and Information Technician Diploma!

Confederation College (Thunder Bay) offers both a full time and part time distance education program through OntarioLearn.

OALT/ABO Renewal Time Again!

As the end of the year approaches, please take time to renew your OALT/ABO membership for 2016! You can take advantage of our online membership form by clicking here.
Alternatively, from the same page, you are also welcome to print off a membership form: scroll to the bottom of the page to find the appropriate form and mail it to OALT/ABO with your cheque.
Thanks for your support in 2015. Let us know if you have any questions or if you’d like to get involved! Write to
Jillann Rothwell
Membership Coordinator

C’est le temps de renouveler votre adhésion à la OALT/ABO

Alors que la fin d'année s’approche, nous vous prions de prendre le temps de renouveler votre adhésion à la OALT/ABO pour 2016! Vous pouvez profiter d’une adhésion en ligne sur notre site web :
Du même, vous êtes également les bienvenus à imprimer un formulaire d'adhésion : retrouvez le formulaire nécessaire au bas de la page et envoyez le à la OALT/ABO avec votre chèque.

Nous vous remercions de votre soutien 2015. Si vous avez des questions, ou vous souhaitez vous impliquer d’avantage, écrivez-nous à


Jillann Rothwell

Coordonnatrice des adhésions