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Calgary Libraries in Action 2018: Libraries & Literacies

Digital literacy, media literacy, evidence literacy... there are many ways to describe the skills, knowledge, and attitudes towards information that libraries are committed to nurturing and supporting in our communities.

Join us for a panel discussion exploring the work that librarians in public, school, academic and health libraries do to support and promote information literacy in their communities.

Come and connect with your Calgary area library colleagues!

When: Monday, June 18 from 6 to 8 pm
Where: Riddell Library and Learning Centre at MRU
Register: Online.

Please RSVP by June 13

Cost:

  • FLA members - $5 per person

  • Non-members - $10 per person

  • Non-members + FLA membership - $30 ($5 discount)

attend the CLIA and renew or sign up for an FLA membership all for the regular membership price of $30 ($5 dollar discount)

Past Events


Annual Holiday Book Swap

You’re invited to the Foothill Library Association’s Annual Holiday Book Swap! Join your library colleagues on December 12th for a fun night to kick off the holiday season. Enjoy some snacks, beverages, and maybe even find your new favourite read!


Event Date: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: The Bushmills Private Dining Room         

Joyce on 4th (506 24th Avenue SW, Calgary)


Cost:

  • FLA members - $5 per person

  • Non-members - attend the Holiday Book Swap and renew or sign up for a new membership all for the regular membership price of $30 ($5 discount!)


What else to bring:

  • A gift wrapped new or gently used book that you love and you think others will enjoy for the event’s book swap

  • A cash donation of your choice that will be used to purchase children’s books to donate to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Family Library on behalf of the FLA membership or a new children’s book of your choice that will be included alongside the FLA’s donation

(please note that the hospital only accepts new books)

  • Your holiday cheer!


An online RSVP is requested by Wednesday, December 6th to ensure we have appetizers for all.


Click here to RSVP and Register


We hope to see you on the 12th! Happy holidays from our library to yours!




Regular FLA Events

The Foothills Library Association hosts several events through the year:

  • Bubbly Brunch: the first social of the academic year, a great chance to catch up with friends.
  • Netpub: take a break from Netspeed and relax with colleagues from across the province.
  • Calgary Libraries in Action: presentations and discussions on prominent issues in libraries.
  • 5 Minute AGM: a snappy general meeting and fun social event.
Do you need to purchase an FLA membership? New memberships $30.00