Author: Jon Klassen

2019 ALTA Fall Report

Posted by on November 3rd, 2019 in General

NEW ALTA Trustee Forum has launched! But that’s not all, ALTA also has a new website, database, membership directory, calendar of events and more!  Check it The Trustee Forum is our first member only site.  Your ALTA membership needs to be current and all library board members names and emails are listed on your […]

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Library Funding Update from ALTA President

Posted by on August 14th, 2019 in News

August 14, 2019 Hello fellow Library Trustees, As most of you are aware, the provincial government has yet to approve their 2020 budget. This event is projected to occur in October and in the meantime, 50% of the past year’s funding has been promised for our libraries. The 50% funding has been released to allow […]

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ALTA March 2018 Report

Posted by on April 20th, 2018 in News

Date Posted : April 20 2018 2018 Symposium for Trustees & Library Managers: The Human Resources Symposium hosted by ALTA and PLSB on February 23 & 24th, was a great success with over 170 people participating.  The agenda was packed with guest speakers who delved into many of the topics we are all facing; new employment […]

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Thank you Minister Anderson, for Supporting Alberta Libraries!

Posted by on January 14th, 2018 in General

December 18, 2017 Honourable Shaye AndersonMinister of Municipal AffairsExecutive Branch Room 132 Legislature Building10800 – 97 AvenueEdmonton, AB T5K 2B6 Dear Minister Shaye Anderson, The Alberta Libraries Trustee Association (ALTA) would like to thank the Ministry for the gracious library funding received this past year which has supported and increased public libraries capacity and development across […]

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ALTA November/December 2017 Report

Posted by on December 3rd, 2017 in General

2018 Symposium for Trustees & Library Managers: The Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) in partnership with the Alberta Library Trustees’ Association is hosting its fourth annual symposium. The topic for 2018 is Public Libraries: We’re Only Human.  We are very excited to present this free event as learning and networking opportunity for trustees and library managers. It […]

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