2017 Rural Libraries Conference

Call for Proposals: 2017 Rural Libraries Conference

February 13, 2017

You are invited to attend the 2017 Rural Libraries Conference at the Pomeroy Hotel and Conference Centre in Grande Prairie, Alberta. This annual conference, hosted by Peace Library System, attracts more than 150 delegates, including library trustees, school and public library staff and librarians from northwestern Alberta, northeastern British Columbia, and the Northwest Territories. Over the course of two days, delegates are able to network, attend the exhibitor tradeshow, and participate in sessions on a variety of library-related topics.

We are currently seeking session proposals for one hour and fifteen minute presentations at the conference. To submit your proposal, send the following information to the conference coordinator at estewart@peacelibrarysystem.ab.ca.

This year’s theme will be Celebrating the Canadian Spirit: Diversity In Our Libraries. We are particularly looking for sessions on the topics of celebrating diversity, serving diverse populations and cultures, and inclusion, but will accept submissions on a variety of library-related topics.

Be sure to include the following information with your submission:

About you:

  • Name
  • Affiliation
  • Position/title
  • Contact information: including mailing address, phone number and e-mail address

About your program:

  • Session title
  • Session description (around 100 words)

The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 10th, 2017.

Questions? Contact the conference coordinator at estewart@peacelibrarysystem.ab.ca.

We hope you’ll join us at the 2017 Rural Libraries Conference!