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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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ALTA March 2018 Report

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!

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

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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