Indigenous Peoples Awareness Month at Alexander Galt R.H.S.

By |2018-09-07T16:06:28-04:00September 7th, 2018|Blog Posts|

This year, we are going all out and decided that we needed to do something big to start putting a dent in the perceptions our students have of Indigenous Peoples. All through September, we will have activities every day in the library. Authors, visual arts, musicians, book displays, documentaries, and we will have 6 Open

2018 QSLiN Library Symposium – Live Stream

By |2018-04-10T21:38:14-04:00April 10th, 2018|Blog Posts, Conferences, Videos|

Wish you could take part in the 2018 QSLiN Library Symposium but can't make it to Montreal on Thursday April 12? Then watch the live-stream of the opening keynote on the QSLiN YouTube channel from 8:45-10:00 AM! https://www.youtube.com/user/qslinchannel This will be a first for us. We hope that all goes well and that this opens

2018 QSLiN Library Symposium registration is now open

By |2018-03-22T10:16:44-04:00March 22nd, 2018|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences, QSLiN Updates|

We are happy to announce that registration for the 2018 QSLiN Library Symposium is now open! This is our tenth year and we hope you can join us. The theme of this year’s Symposium is “Communication and Collaboration”. Like in previous years, all school library personnel (librarians and library technicians) and many of their educational

Want to do a poster session at the 2018 QSLiN Library Symposium?

By |2018-03-14T10:07:46-04:00March 14th, 2018|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences|

Every year at the Library Symposium, we like to give local Quebec library personnel the opportunity to see some of the great things that are taking place in our school libraries through poster sessions. Sometimes this could be examples of different types of programming taking place, maybe a great club activity, new ideas on what

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

By |2019-05-17T10:13:18-04:00February 8th, 2018|Blog Posts|

The National Awareness Week for Eating Disorders will be held from February 26 to March 4, 2018. Here are some ideas and resources you might want to use in your libraries. Should you create displays or bibliographies for this event, it would be great if you could share pictures or documents! · Resources: o Quebec

Colouring, collaboration and creativity on a budget!

By |2018-02-06T11:48:34-05:00February 6th, 2018|Blog Posts|

Are you looking for an inexpensive and creative way for students to relax and collaborate in your library? This activity might fit the bill. There are loads of books available as well as some pricy drawing posters you can purchase (just search for coloring posters or table-sized colouring sheets). Betty Dunning from Lindsay Place High

New Video: Cultural Leadership with Pam Harland

By |2018-01-10T22:30:32-05:00January 10th, 2018|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences, School Libraries, Videos|

Back at the QSLiN Library Symposium in March 2017, in addition to Pam Harland (http://www.pamlibrarian.com / @pamlibrarian) giving our keynote presentation, she also gave a second great presentation entitled "Leading from the Library". There was so much great information in that presentation that we have edited it into three separate videos, each focusing on a

The Wikipedia Library/1Lib1Ref 2018

By |2017-12-20T10:09:46-05:00December 20th, 2017|Blog Posts, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences|

From January 15th - to February 3rd, Wikipedia is hosting the Wikipedia Library/1Lib1Ref initiative where they hope to have every librarian possible worldwide (yup worldwide!), contribute one, just one reference in order to make Wikipedia a reliable resource for everyone. In this day and age of misinformation, what a wonderful initiative for librarians to contribute

New Video: Collaborative Leadership with Pam Harland

By |2017-11-27T13:52:38-05:00November 27th, 2017|Blog Posts, Conferences, Professional Development, Webinars and Conferences|

Back at the QSLiN Library Symposium in March 2017, in addition to Pam Harland  (http://www.pamlibrarian.com / @pamlibrarian) giving our keynote presentation, she also gave a second great presentation entitled "Leading from the Library". There was so much great information in that presentation that we have edited it into three separate videos, each focusing on a separate theme

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