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Digital Odyssey 2023

Data in Sight: Exploring the Power of Data Visualization, Privacy and Impact Through a Library Lens Get ready to unlock the power of data and transform the way that you leverage numbers to drive change in your organization. Join us for an exciting exploration into the best practices of data collection, visualization and privacy. Engage …

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OCULA Spring Conference 2023

Decentering Whiteness in Academic Libraries Join us for an eye-opening event that promises to change the way you think about academic libraries. “Decentering Whiteness in Academic Libraries” is a must-attend event for anyone interested in creating more inclusive spaces and changing teaching methods to reflect a diversity of lived experiences.  Our lineup of speakers will …

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Child & Youth Services Expo 2023

Child & Youth Services Expo 2023 The OPLA Child and Youth Services Committee presents an annual forum for children’s and youth library services staff and other stakeholders to exchange ideas and learn about innovative programs and services in order to provide the best programming for children and youth. This is an archived page of the …

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AGM 2023 Resolution – Membership Dues

TITLE: Membership Dues revision  MOTION: BE IT RESOLVED that the Ontario Library Association recommends the following revisions to the membership dues:    WHEREAS the Ontario Library Association membership dues have not increased in more than 10 years.    WHEREAS the Ontario Library Association proposes an increase to overall membership fees with discounted socioeconomic strata to …

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Resolutions – AGM 2023

Members’ Resolutions to be included in the Members’ Annual General Meeting To be held on February 29, 2024 ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT WHEREAS the Corporation was granted Letters Patent by the Government of Ontario under Part III of the Corporations Act (Ontario)(“OCA”) on the 29th day of April, 1969; AND WHEREAS the Corporation’s Letters Patent were …

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Notice of AGM 2023

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERS OF ONTARIO LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (the “Corporation”)  NOTICE is hereby given that an annual general meeting of the members of ONTARIO LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (the “Corporation”) will be held virtually at 4:30 p.m. (EST) on the 29th day of February, 2024 via Zoom to do the following: (a) to ratify …

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Escape Room Research Tour

ABOUTThe OLA Special Libraries Committee presents an mesmerizing experience with a peek behind the curtain – an exploration of the research and planning behind the Escape Room game model, followed by a chance to play through an immersive story, solve interactive puzzles and complete your mission!  EVENT DETAILS Date: Thursday, February 29th, 2024Time: Please arrive by 6:15pm, event starts …

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Special Libraries Summer Social

Thursday, August 10, 6:00pm ET Special Libraries Summer Social Join the Ontario Library Association’s Special Libraries Committee for a casual summer social at Famous Last Words bar in the Junction neighbourhood in Toronto! Grab a literary-themed alcoholic or non-alcoholic cocktail (beer and wine available, too) and chat with other folks working or interested in special libraries. …

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Toronto Cemetery Research Tour

Friday, July 7,  6:00pm ET Toronto Cemetery Research Tour About Toronto Cemetery Tours is an historic walking tour series based in Toronto, Ontario. Public and private tours are held in a variety of the city’s most historic cemeteries, hosted by dedicated researcher and storyteller Chantal Morris. This curated tour coordinated by OLA’s Special Libraries Committee …

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