-The upcoming October and November programming from the Education Institute may be of interest to you

-La programmation du mois d'octobre et novembre de l'Institut d'éducation pourrait vous intéresser



Hello and happy October! 


The Education Institute is a professional development and continuing education program for the library community developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada.

The Education Institute is running the following webinars geared towards outreach and programming staff! We encourage you to register yourself and your staff to gain more insight on how you can improve your services for your community. If you’d like to register a group for the webinar, the Education Institute provides special group discounts and we are more than happy to work within your professional development budget. Please email 
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Please see a list of upcoming programming below: 



The Art & Science of Finding Quality Health Information Online – OCTOBER 26 at 12-1 p.m. ET

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Speakers: Katrina Grieve and Tedi Brash from Unity Health

Fee: Members: $45/Non-Members: $55

When searching online for health information, your retrieval and evaluation practices should incorporate health literacy best practices. In this session, the Patient and Family Education team at Unity Health Toronto will introduce you to some key principles to help you quickly yield effective results. Working together, we will explore the “good, bad and ugly” of online health information, giving you the confidence to know the differences and the ability to find great resources.



Upcoming Virtual Conferences: 


Marketing Libraries Think Tank Presents: What’s Next? – OCTOBER 25, 2021



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Full schedule details here
Fees: Special Rates – please email [log in to unmask] to register

As a library communicator, your role is vital to communicating frequent changes to your hours, policies, and services.
 With new rules, changing guidelines, and other unpredictable obstacles working on internal and external communications can be frustrating. Now it’s time to re-assess your strategies and focus on what’s next for your communication and marketing strategy.

Attend and Learn: 

·         How to create Tiktok content? A representative from TikTok Canada will on hand to offer some tips and tricks, and advice on content creation best practices!
·         How to reach everyone in your community effectively—even people without internet access?
·         How to communicate frequently changing guidelines?
·         How your website and marketing materials can better meet the standards of the AODA?


Child & Youth Services Expo – November 2-3, 2021

Full schedule details here

Fees: Special Rates – please email [log in to unmask] to register


Features programming and readers advisory workshops on a variety of topics including:

·        Incorporating Indigenous ways of knowing and learning
·        City-based adventures that leverage local partnerships
·        Digital meeting spaces for youth
·        Representation and tokenism in YA literature
·        Handling controversial materials in the collection


Children’s Programming Opportunity:

Register today for Canada’s largest children’s choice reading program – the Forest of Reading®.  The Forest of Reading program is designed to provide quality online literacy and reading engagement activities for school and public library programming – it’s reading for fun.


For bulk registration pricing for 60% off or more of school boards and library systems, please contact Director, Meredith Tutching at [log in to unmask]




Marc Harper


Atlantic Provinces Library Association

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