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The 2020 Alberta Library Conference is Cancelled

March 26th, 2020 in General

ALC 2020 Cancellation Dear ALC Community, With heavy hearts we must inform you that we are cancelling the 2020 Alberta Library Conference due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We did not take this decision lightly. As well as cancelling the conference, we considered postponing until later in the year but concluded that the situation may continue […]

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Public Library Pandemic Response – Frequently Asked Questions

March 25th, 2020 in General

Please click on the link below to read the “Public Library Pandemic Response – Frequently Asked Questions” from the Government of Alberta. https://librarytrustees.ab.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/FAQsonPublicLibraryPandemicResponseMar202020.pdf

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2020 ALC – Postponed or cancelled? Take the survey now.

March 18th, 2020 in General

The ALC Planning Committee is investigating options for ALC 2020. The conference, scheduled for April 23-26, 2020, will be postponed or cancelled depending on your feedback. In order to get your input as quickly as possible, we are asking only three short questions. The survey will close on Thursday, March 19, 2020. Please click here […]

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ALC 2020 – Conference update regarding COVID-19

March 14th, 2020 in General

The early-bird rate for ALC 2020 has been extended to April 06, 2020. Please also see the important message below regarding ALC 2020. Dear Delegate, In light of yesterday’s recommendation that all gatherings over 250 people be cancelled, the ALC Planning Committee has been discussing our options. There was no timeline given so we are […]

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Finding your ALTA Membership Number

February 19th, 2020 in General

Registering for the Alberta Library Conference and need to find your ALTA membership number? Login to the ALTA website and click on “My Profile” on the top right. You will be taken to your dashboard and under “Get ready for the next ALC Conference!” you will find your membership number labeled “ALC Code”.

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ALTA Awards – Nominate Now!

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Nominate your Dynamic Library Board or Outstanding Trustee. Nominations are open till February 29th, 2020 Click here to download the nomination form

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2019 ALTA Fall Report

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 outwww.librarytrustees.ab.ca 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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Advocacy Podcast

August 29th, 2019 in General

Advocacy Podcast with Dr Margaret Law & Punch Jackson. Check it out!

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Website Release 1.0

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Welcome Alberta’s finest library trustees! Aug 31st, 2019 we will be releasing version 1.0 of ALTA’s website. This is the first time ALTA will have a completely custom fitted website. While it has been promised by other developers in the past, this is the first time it has come to fruition. With the great help […]

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Library Funding Update from ALTA President

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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