Trustee Training Sessions

ALTA Training and PLSB Board Basic Workshops

The ALTA Board (or member of the Executive) is available to video conference into your next Library Board or Committee meeting using ZOOM.

Please fill out the ALTA Session Request Form (below) and ALTA’s Executive Director will connect with you to set-up a meeting time and date with your Library board.

If you have any questions: please contact the Executive Director or the ALTA President. Dr. Tanya Pollard.

Remember to take advantage of the excellent online resources available through ALTA’s Trustee Toolkit.

PLSB Library Board Basics Workshops

Workshops that teach the structure of public library service and how to deliver effective services in your community and region.

Please contact Public Library Services Branch to request a training session in your community or see the listing of workshops happening across Alberta.

For more information please go to https://www.alberta.ca/library-board-basics-workshops.aspx

List of upcoming Workshops:


Board Leadership events 

From Alberta.ca: Click here to see more detail 

The Community Development Unit collaborates with a wide variety of local community organizations to offer these training events across the province every year. Board Leadership events are day-long programs of engaging and informative workshops focused on non-profits boards and governance. The events provide networking opportunities as well as sessions on a wide variety of topics identified as priorities by the communities.

Annual events

November 2, 2019
Calgary, Alberta
Please visit the Board Leadership Calgary website for more information.

February 1, 2020
St. Paul, Alberta
Please email the communitydevelopment@gov.ab.ca for more information.

April 4, 2020
Edmonton, Alberta
Please visit the Board Leadership Edmonton website for more information.

March or April, 2020
Medicine Hat, Alberta
Please visit the Board Leadership Southeast Alberta website for more information.

April 25, 2020
Lethbridge, Alberta
Please visit the Board Leadership Lethbridge website for more information.


ALTA Session Request Form

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