Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Cool Tools on April 14

Back by popular demand, FLA is once again hosting a Cool Tools event.

Join us for a survey of online apps, resources, tips, or websites that may be helpful for life, work, or are just plain fun, as presented by FLA's own members!

We also need volunteer presenters. Do you know of or use a cool tool? Are you willing to come share it with the rest of us? Presenters will have the chance to give a 2 minute demo of their tool. If you're willing to present, please send an email to memberships@fla.org.

Thursday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m.
CommunityWise Resource Centre,
#101 223 12th Ave. SW (map)
Located beside the City of Calgary Beltline Recreation Centre

This is a free event, but please register here in advance.
Light snacks will be provided. 

Note: there is free street parking along 12th Ave. and on nearby streets after 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

FLA Trivia Night 2016

Come test your trivia skills against other information professionals!

FLA is hosting Trivia Night 2016:
Thursday, February 18
Trivia starts 6:30 p.m.
Joyce on 4th Irish Pub
506 24 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB (map)

All are welcome
$5 members/students
$8 non-members

Please register online here.


Saturday, December 5, 2015

Join us for the 2015 Holiday Book Swap

Are you ready to celebrate the holidays? Maybe feeling stressed or suffering from the holiday blues? Well we have an event for you!

Join us for the 2015 Holiday Book Swap.  We'll come together to eat, drink, and celebrate bibliomania!

Light appetizers will be served.

Don't forget to bring a book for the gift exchange.

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015
7:00 PM
Bottlescrew Bill's Pub
140 - 10th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB (map)


Tickets are sold online here

  • Members – $10.00 (CAD)
  • Non-members – $15.00 (CAD)


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Open Access Open Mic

Information professionals of Calgary, please join us in supporting International Open Access Week. 

Share your experiences with Open Access and hear what others have to say. You can sign up for a 2-minute lightning talk onsite, or simply come and listen to what others have to say.

Tuesday, October 20
6-9 pm
Joyce on 4th pub
506 24th Avenue SW (map)

 This event is FREE, no RSVP required.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

You're invited to the Bubbly Brunch!

The annual Bubbly Brunch of the Foothills Library Association is a networking session with great food and excellent company.
This year the Brunch is Sunday, October 18, starting at 10:00am. Please join us at Yellow Door Bistro, 119 12 Ave SW (map) for bubbles and brunch.
Tickets are $40 for FLA members, $50 for non-members, and $30 for students. Space is limited, so please purchase your ticket soon.  
Photo credit: Joe Shlabotnik

Friday, October 2, 2015

Call for presenters: Organize and Assemble V

PLG Edmonton and PLG Calgary are now inviting submissions for their fifth annual symposium, Organize and Assemble V, taking place on February 27, 2016, to be held in Edmonton. The CFP and all details can be found in this document.

Friday, August 28, 2015

AGM Details

Please join us for this year's Annual General Meeting of the Foothills Library Association:
Tuesday, September 15th
6:30pm
Banff Trail Community Association
2115 20th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB (map)

Admission for FLA members is free. There is a $5 admission charge for non-members.
Please RSVP here: Online registration

This event will include our traditional (short) AGM followed immediately by socializing and screening of select episodes of Canadian Historical Minutes.

We will be have a sangria cash bar, with non-alcoholic options available, and will have popcorn on hand for snacks.

FLA members: Please stay tuned for a pre-read/executive report package that will contain important voting information. If we do not meet quorum requirements at this AGM we will send out a poll following the meeting to address any voting items in the agenda.