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SLA is now on YouTube

In early October, President Michael Shires and Executive Director, Judy Nicholson were interviewed by Max TV Magazine to weave together clips from librarians at Weyburn Public Library, Moose Jaw Public Library, and Watrous Public Library... Read More

November 7th, 2017

Raffle

Enter for your chance to win one of five prizes in the Saskatchewan Library Association Raffle!  Up for grabs is a Samsung Galaxy Tab A Tablet, a Bose SoundLink Mini Wireless Speaker and one of three portable battery chargers... Read More

November 1st, 2017

Call for Presenters 2018 Conference

Saskatchewan Libraries Conference 2018 May 3-4,2018 Regina, Saskatchewan CALL FOR PRESENTERS Please submit using the online submission form!  by December 1, 2017 The Saskatchewan Library Association (SLA) is a province-wide, volunteer, charitable organization with a mandate to further the development of library service... Read More

October 25th, 2017

Culture Days Final Reports Due

Congratulations to everyone for great Culture Days events and activities! The final reports on Culture Days projects funded by SLA and SaskCulture are due on November 17... Read More

October 4th, 2017

Book Spine Poetry Contest

The Book Spine Poetry Contest is here! Get out the books and cheer, It’s real fun to play, and prizes are dear, For more information, click here... Read More

September 11th, 2017

Take the Welcome Home pledge

The Multiculturalism Council of Saskatchewan invites everyone to participate in its #WelcomeHome150 campaign during celebrate Canada Week: June 21 – July 1... Read More

June 23rd, 2017

CFLA Truth and Reconciliation Report Released

The Truth and Reconciliation Committee of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations (CFLA-FCAB) has released its report outlining a path forward for respecting Indigenous culture and increasing access to traditional Indigenous knowledge... Read More

May 8th, 2017

Call for Volunteers for SLA Committees

Each spring, SLA calls for volunteers to fill the committees as described in Section 5 of the Governance Handbook, and to actualize the work to achieve the strategic plan and the ongoing commitments of the organization... Read More

April 16th, 2017

Augie Merasty Passes

Augie Merasty, co-author of The Education of Augie Merasty: a Residential School Memoir, passed away on Monday, February 27... Read More

February 27th, 2017

One Book One Province Coming Soon!

Is everyone ready? The official launch of the One Book, One Province project is less than a week away and the excitement is mounting! The kickoff event will be held on Wednesday, March 1 at 7 p... Read More

February 23rd, 2017

Freedom to Read Week Local Projects

Freedom to Read Week, February 26 to March 4, is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, guaranteed under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms... Read More

February 17th, 2017

Freedom to Read Week — Feb. 26-Mar.4

Did you know that, even in Canada, a free country by world standards, books and magazines are banned at the border? Schools and libraries are regularly asked to remove books and magazines from their shelves? Free expression on the Internet is also under attack... Read More

February 15th, 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day!

SLA loves libraries and loves books, especially The Education of Augie Merasty, by Joseph Auguste Merasty and David Carpenter, the book featured for the SLA’s 75th anniversary project: One Book One Province... Read More

February 14th, 2017

Get Involved One Book One Province March 2017

March 2017 join SLA, provincial libraries of all types, community associations, and local book clubs and individual readers, in joining the discussion about The Education of Augie Merasty:  A Residential School Memoir by Joseph Auguste Merasty and David Carpenter... Read More

February 11th, 2017

Jeff Barber honoured

Congratulations to Jeff Barber, Library Director/CEO at Regina Public Library, who has been selected to receive the national 2017 Ken Haycock Award for Promoting Librarianship... Read More

January 28th, 2017

Nominations for SLA Board Due Feb 28

Do you have some spare time? Interested in meeting new people? Are you passionate about libraries and interested in contributing your ideas? The Saskatchewan Library Association is a volunteer run, non-profit organization mandated to further the development of library service in Saskatchewan... Read More

January 21st, 2017

Apply for a Free PA National Park Pass

Planning on attending the 75th Saskatchewan Library Association conference May 3 to 5, 2017? The conference is being held at the Elk Ridge Resort near Waskesiu, located next to the gorgeous Prince Albert National Park... Read More

January 18th, 2017

The Partnership Journal Update

Partnership: the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research invites submissions for the Winter 2016 and Summer 2017 issues... Read More

October 17th, 2016

Saskatchewan Content in Electronic Collections

The Saskatchewan Provincial Library and Literacy Office, Ministry of Education is initiating a pilot project to increase access to Saskatchewan content in the electronic collections of the province’s libraries... Read More

July 4th, 2013