Welcome to the Foothills Library Association

The objective of the FLA is to bring together individuals within the Calgary library community to share and promote the concerns of the library and information professions.

Membership is open to people interested in the information professions. The annual fee is $30.

To learn more about the benefits of participating in FLA visit the Membership page.

Contact the membership director at memberships@fla.org for more information. 

The Foothills Library Association is seeking to fill five vacancies on its executive board. Executive positions are open to any current member of the FLA, and will commence in September 2017. The vacant positions are:

Vice-President (President elect) - 3 year term (1 year each as Vice-President, President, and Past President)

Secretary - 2 year term

Membership Director - 2 year term

Webmaster - 2 year term

Jobline Editor(s) - one or two positions, 2 year term

More information about these positions can be found on the FLA website (http://www.fla.org/home/about/bylaws).

If you are interested in serving on the Board, please send an expression of interest in one or more positions to Brian Jackson, FLA President (flapresident@fla.org) by July 28, 2017. If required, an online election will be held.

Calgary Libraries in Action 2017 - Library Crawl

Join us on the evening of July 27 for a tour of some of Calgary's stunning new cultural centres!

This year's Calgary Libraries in Action event will feature a library crawl, including tours of three new Calgary libraries and archives. The crawl will start off with a tour of the National Music Centre Archives at Studio Bell, followed by a walking tour of the Calgary Public Library's new Central Library building, currently under construction. From there, attendees will hop on a bus and travel to Mount Royal University for a tour of the newly opened Riddell Library and Learning Centre. 

The bus will return attendees downtown for drinks and snacks at Vagabond (1129 Olympic Way SE). 

Spaces are limited so register right now - http://fla.wildapricot.org/event-2615122

Registration fees, $10 for members and $15 for non-members, include return transportation to the Riddell Library and Learning Centre and one drink plus snacks at Vagabond.

The schedule for the evening is as follows:

4:30 - meet at National Music Centre, tour from 4:30-5:00

5:00 - walk to Central Library for walking tour, tour from 5:15-5:45

5:45 -  travel to Mount Royal University via bus

6:00 - 6:30 - tour of Riddell Library and Learning Centre

6:30  - bus back to Vagabond for drinks and snacks

If you have any questions, please contact Jessie Loyer (flavp@fla.org)




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