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2021 QSLiN Library Symposium Session Resources

Below are a listing of the recordings, presenter materials and links from the sessions at the 2021 QSLiN Library Symposium. Opening Keynote: #30sec to spot fake news by Hugo Rodrigues Session video recording Link: To the Science Mag writeup on the MIT study Link: To the Valerie Plante / laicite [...]

2021 QSLiN Library Symposium registration is now open! “Nurturing Thinking Readers”

2021 QSLiN Library Symposium registration is now open! All school library personnel in the English Sector of Quebec are invited to the 2021 QSLiN Library Symposium. This annual symposium provides them with an opportunity to receive professional development designed specifically for their domain. Educational partners - including educational consultants, school [...]

QSLiN Library Symposium 2021 – February 24

Hello everyone, Once again, the Library Symposium is offering a professional development opportunity for school library personnel in the English Sector of Quebec (both the public and private sectors). In addition to school library personnel, many of their educational partners (consultants, school and board-level administrators, etc) are also invited to [...]

“Read Into This” – a podcast for library workers across Canada

A few months ago, a group of librarians and teachers partnered together with Canadian School Libraries to create a new podcast called "Read Into This". To quote the description on their podcast site: This is about books, articles, fiction, non-fiction, graphic novels, media texts, cookbooks, and everything in between. We [...]

By | June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: |0 Comments

QAIS Librarians Book Recommendations – Videos

Librarians from the Québec Association of Independent Schools (QAIS) have collaborated to create a list of book recommendations for various ages. Check out these videos for ideas for your next read! You can contact your school librarian or public library for help finding eBooks or AudioBooks while the libraries are [...]

By | April 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog Posts, Books, Videos|Tags: , |0 Comments

QSLiN Library Symposium 2020 – POSTPONED

On behalf of the entire QSLiN DEEN Sub-committee, I am officially informing you that the symposium has been POSTPONED. In a few weeks, we will see how things are going and then try to find a date that works. Please see the attached PDF written by Deborah Foltin, the DES [...]

2020 QSLiN Library Symposium registration is now open! “Creating Thinking Readers”

This year, for the twelfth year in a row, the QSLiN Library Symposium is offering a professional development opportunity for school library personnel in the English Sector of Quebec (both the public and private sectors). In addition to school library personnel, our educational partners (including educational consultants, school and board-level [...]

QSLiN Library Symposium 2020 – March 19

Hello everyone, This year, for the twelfth year in a row, the Library Symposium is offering a professional development opportunity for school library personnel in the English Sector of Quebec (both the public and private sectors). In addition to school library personnel, many of their educational partners (consultants, school and [...]

By | December 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog Posts|0 Comments

Projet Biblius.ca info website is now live

Hello everyone, As has been discussed a few times over the last 16 months or so, part of the long term initiatives within the MEES Digital Action Plan involves the creation of a bilingual platform for ebooks for Quebec school libraries. The site has been named “Biblius”. In order to [...]

By | September 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog Posts, Quebec Ministry of Education|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Resources from the 2019 Library Symposium Sessions

Hello everyone, Here is the list of resources from the sessions at the 2019 Library Symposium. The Strategic Librarian: Action Advocacy for the School Library Learning Commons - Anita Brooks Kirkland The Alphabet Soup of Sexual and Gender Diversity - Mona Greenbaum Choose Your Own (Battle of the Books) Adventure! [...]