BCLTA Bulletin

Call for Nominations and Conference 2015

It's that time of year again, when upcoming Association activities -- and their associated deadlines -- rapidly approach.  

These include the call for nominees to the BCLTA board of directors, the call for nominations for the BCLTA annual awards, and registration for the annual conference.

We look forward to working with you as we prepare for the AGM and all the related Conference 2015 events this coming May.  










Member Dues and Contact Updates

As of February 1, a new fiscal year has begun for your association. Membership dues invoices, including a contact update request form, have been emailed to each library board chair, with a copy to the respective chief librarian.  Please submit your updates and payment by March 6.

Both contact updates and invoice payment can be made online by clicking on the link in your emailed notice (or entering the link into your browser). If you have any questions about online payment, your dues, or how to update your library's contact information, please write us at office@bclta.ca.




Annual Awards Nominations

Is there a trustee on your Board or someone associated with your library whose service and commitment is truly "above and beyond"? Do you know a trustee who has made a real difference to library services in your region or at the provincial level? BCLTA is currently accepting applications for three awards for outstanding library trustees and library supporters.

The deadline for 2015 awards nominations is March 31.

BCLTA awards descriptions » 

Awards nomination form » 




Call for Nominations: BCLTA Board

Nominations for positions on the BCLTA board of directors are now open. This year, there are six, two-year terms and one, one-tear term available.

We are looking for trustees who ideally have another 3-5 years of eligibility on their local library board, are interested in learning how other library boards operate, and enjoy working with like-minded trustees.

The deadline for nominations is March 31.

Roles and responsibilities of a BCLTA board member » 

BCLTA board nomination form »




BCLTA Conference 2015

Relationships in Governance:  Common Ground, Common Purpose

This year's BCLTA conference is entitled "Relationships in Governance: Common Ground, Common Purpose" and will be held on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23 at the Richmond Public Library and at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, immediately following the BC Library Association conference May 20 - 22.  

The deadline for conference registration is May 1, 2015.

More information on the conference program » 

Register for the conference » 


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