2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards (GGBooks) campaign

Dear CFLA-FCAB Members, Sincerest apologies for this confusion; there was a miscommunication between me and my contact at the Canada Council for the Arts. This list is indeed a public list of finalists announced last week. http://ggbooks.ca/ The winners from this list will be announce on November 1, 2017. ————- Chers/Chères membres de la FCAB-CFLA, Des excuses sincères pour cette confusion; il y avait une mauvaise communication entre moi et mon contact au Conseil des Arts du Canada. Cette liste est en effet une liste publique des finalistes annoncée la semaine dernière. Les gagnants de cette liste seront annoncés le 1er novembre 2017.   Katherine McColgan, CAE Executive Director — Directrice générale Canadian Federation of Library Associations Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques 613.867.7789 www.cfla-fcab.ca @CFLAFCAB @kdmccolgan   On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:56 AM, Belvin, Helen <Helen.Belvin@canadacouncil.ca> wrote: Dear Katherine, I have learned from Kevin Brennan that you have replaced him at CFLA.  I had sent him and others the email below yesterday and hope that you will be able to share it and the attached list of GG finalist books with your community. Once again, thank you for partnering with the Canada Council for the Arts as we celebrate great Canadian literature through the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards (GGBooks) campaign.  As you know, this week we announced the 2017 finalists of the Governor General’s Literary Awards (GGBooks) and we hope that you and the CULC library network across the country will help us promote the finalists to your communities and through your communications and social-media networks. Attached is the list of finalists for all 14 categories...

The open access title for Together We Read: Ontario will be the 2017 winner of the Trillium Book Award: The Sweetest One by Melanie Mah. The Sweetest One, published by Cormorant Books

The following just went out to all OverDrive libraries:     SOLS and the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) are pleased to announce that the open access title for Together We Read: Ontario will be the 2017 winner of the Trillium Book Award: The Sweetest One by Melanie Mah. The Sweetest One, published by Cormorant Books, will be open to all participating libraries in simultaneous use format from Oct. 16 – 30.   In total, 236 public libraries in Ontario are participating: The Ontario Library Service Download Centre (all 197 member libraries are automatically enrolled) Toronto Hamilton Ottawa Vaughan Richmond Hill Brampton Windsor Ajax Burlington Kingston Frontenac Libraries on the Go Consortium Simcoe County Library Cooperative The downloadLibrary Consortium What are the next steps? 1) The title is now in Marketplace – SOLS will purchase a copy this week for the Download Centre site 2) The OverDrive Marketing team is creating a promotional website that will be distributed shortly 3) If you would like to tweet about the program, here are some hashtags, handles and sites to use: #TWROntario #OPLW #TrilliumBookAward #ONcreates @OMDCtweets ; http://www.omdc.on.ca/ ; http://www.omdc.on.ca/book/trillium_book_award.htm @solslib; https://www.sols.org/ @cormorantbooks @lemonyhams (Melanie Mah) We are very excited to be able to coordinate this initiate with a fellow agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport – it’s a great opportunity to promote the work of an award-winning Ontario author during Ontario Public Library Week. Please let me know if you have any questions. Kind Regards, Beth   Beth Harding MA, MLIS E-Resources Consultant Southern Ontario Library Service 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1504 Toronto, ON M5E 1E5 416-961-1669 ext....

Nominations are open for the 2018 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts

Nominations are open for the 2018 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts   Dear partner: I’m pleased to let you know that nominations are open for the 2018 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts, a program that recognizes professional artists and arts organizations for their outstanding contributions over a significant period of time. The awards are a way for us to celebrate and recognize Ontario’s talented artists – innovators, creators, producers and performers – for their achievements. Each year, two awards are presented: an artist award of $35,000 and an arts organization award of $50,000. In addition, the winner of the artist award selects an emerging artist in the same discipline to receive an award of $15,000. I invite you to share this information with your contacts and encourage them to celebrate Ontario’s talent. Attached you’ll find a toolkit you can use to spread the word. You can also join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #ONPremiersAwards. Any Ontario resident is welcome to submit a nomination. Details and nomination forms are available on the Ontario Arts Council website. The nomination deadline is December 5, 2017. Thank you for your role in recognizing Ontario’s valued artists and arts organizations and their positive impact on the well-being of our communities. Thank you, Kevin Finnerty   Madame, Monsieur, J’aimerais vous annoncer l’ouverture des candidatures aux Prix de la première ministre pour l’excellence artistique 2018, un programme qui récompense les artistes professionnels et les organismes artistiques pour leurs contributions exceptionnelles durant une longue période de temps. Les prix sont une façon pour nous de récompenser les artistes talentueux de l’Ontario,...

CFLA-FCAB Executive Director update — Mise à jour de la directrice générale de la FCAB-CFLA

CFLA-FCAB Executive Director update — Mise à jour de la directrice générale de la FCAB-CFLA Please find attached. Veuillez trouver ci-joint. Best, Mes sentiments, Katherine Katherine McColgan, CAE Executive Director — Directrice générale   Canadian Federation of Library Associations Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques   613.867.7789 www.cfla-fcab.ca @CFLAFCAB         @kdmccolgan 170921-CFLA-FCAB_ED_Report 170921_Rapport de la directrice générale...

@Risk North (Collections en péril) Registration Open — Inscrivez-vous!

Dear CFLA-FCAB Members, I am pleased to share this event announcement with you. Registration is open to anyone interested. Please share widely. Chers/Chères membres de la FCAB-CFLA, Il me fait grand plaisir de partager l’annonce de cet événement avec vous. L’inscription est ouvert à tous ceux qui sont intéressés. Veuillez le distribuer à volonté. Best, Mes sentiments, Katherine   Katherine McColgan, CAE Executive Director — Directrice générale Canadian Federation of Library Associations Fédération canadienne des associations de bibliothèques 613.867.7789 www.cfla-fcab.ca @CFLAFCAB @kdmccolgan   Please note that registrations for @Risk North (Collections en péril) are now open, and that there is no registration fee for CARL and CRL directors (or their designates).   Veuillez noter que nous acceptons à présent les inscriptions pour @Risk North (Collections en péril), et que les directeurs et directrices de bibliothèques membres de l’ABRC ou CRL (ou leurs représentants délégués) n’ont pas à payer de frais d’inscription.   **********   @Risk North (Collections en péril) — 2017.11.10, Ottawa   **Please scroll down for English.   @Risk North (Collections en péril) 10 novembre 2017 (8h30 à 16h00) Bibliothèque et archives Canada, 395 rue Wellington, Ottawa   Coût d’inscription : $125 (gratuit pour conférenciers et directeurs/trices de bibliothèques membres de l’ABRC ou du CRL — ainsi que leurs représentants délégués) Veuillez noter qu’il y aura des présentations en français ainsi qu’en anglais. L’interprétation simultanée sera offerte.   Compte tenu de la demande croissante de ressources en ligne et de la diminution de la circulation des exploitations imprimées, et en même temps les pressions budgétaires et spatiales, il est difficile de rester déterminé à soutenir les collections imprimées dans nos bibliothèques...