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Manitoba Library Conference 2014 is on now!

The 2014 Manitoba Library Conference is on now at the Delta Hotel in Downtown Winnipeg!

Prison Libraries Committee meets on Tuesday at MLC!

Want to learn more about what the Prison Libraries Committee (PLC) has been up to this past year? Interested in volunteering? Hungry for pizza?

Join us on Tuesday, May 13 at 4:30pm in the Cabinet room for an informal meeting and opportunity to chat and get to know other Prison Libraries Committee members. Read more about the committee on our webpage.

If you can't make the meeting but still want to support the committee, we are collecting books for the Remand and Women's Correctional Centre! Check out our wishlist and bring a book to the conference - we will have a book bin at our PLC booth!

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Manitoba Libraries Conference starts next week!

We are only 6 short days away from the start of the Manitoba Libraries Conference!

If you haven't already, don't forget to register for some of the great events we have planned.  

  • On May 12th you can attend the Red River College Anniversary Mixer or the MLC Trivia Night or both! Come out and connect with old friends or make some new ones!
  • On May 13th join us for the MLC banquet

For more information about events, visit the Events page of the Conference Website. 

If you want to give something back to your profession, several of our library associations are holding business meetings over the

Banner Pens!

The Partnership's New Featured Product

The Partnership has some cool new pens available for purchase at their website.
Each pen has a pull out banner with Dewey Decimal Classifications and Library of Congress Subject Headings for quick reference. Orders can be made at the OLA Store


Not too late to register for the Manitoba Libraries Conference

Even though the 2014 Manitoba Libraries Conference early bird registration deadline has passed, it's not too late to  register!

Come join your colleagues as we celebrate the Manitoba library, archives and information community's Unlimited Potential!

  • Don't forget to check out Trivia Night on Monday, May 12th at 8pm in the Blaze Lounge at the Delta! Tickets are only $5.00, and hors d'oeuvres will be served! Let`s get together and stimulate those extensive indices with fun and merriment!
  • Also on Monday, May 12th is the Red River College Anniversary Mixer! Get together with your classmates and

The Manitoba Libraries Conference early bird registration deadline extended to April 22, 2014

The Manitoba Libraries Conference early bird registration deadline has been extended to April 22, 2014Register soon to take advantage of this rate!
Also, the deadline to register for a room at the hotel using the conference rate has been extended to April 18th, 2014. We still have a few rooms left in our block, so book now to get the best rate!
Hotel booking: or use the direct link to the Delta MLC registration site: 

Explore the Unlimited Potential of Academic Libraries at MLC 2014!

This week, we want to feature a few of the sessions that are being presented by some of our Academic Librarians.  Whether you currently work in an academic library setting, are hoping to work in one, or are interested in academic library trends, these sessions are sure to spark your interest. 

Tuesday, May 13th 1:15 PM Session 2A Flash Reference: a new way of teaching the same old stuff / Together at Last: an Academic Public Library Leisure Reading Partnership. Speakers: Katherine Penner/ Mê-Linh Lê, Barbara Bourrier-LaCroix and Ada Ducas

Flash Reference: a new way of teaching the same

Manitoba Libraries Conference 2014: Volunteer Call Out


Planning is well under way for this year's Manitoba Libraries Conference.  The conference is an opportunity for members of the library, archival, museum, records management, and educational communities to come together and discuss our successes, challenges and spend some time networking.  This year the conference is taking place May 12 – 14, 2014 at the Delta Hotel in Winnipeg.


For more information on this year's conference: and there is a student rate for attending.


We are seeking motivated volunteers who are currently students in a library

MLC 2014 features several social events to help you connect, network and just have some fun!


RRC Library Information Technology 50th Anniversary / Library Training Program 25th Anniversary Celebration


Join us on Monday, May 12 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Delta Winnipeg Campaign Room (second floor) to celebrate 50 years of library training at Red River College! In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the RRC Library and Information Technology diploma program and the 25th anniversary of the College’s Continuing Education Library Training Program, we will be holding a mixer in conjunction with the Manitoba Libraries Conference.