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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.

Explore your unlimited potential at MLC 2014 pre-conference sessions

In addition to a diverse conference program, our pre-conference sessions offer a variety of different subjects to enlighten, engage and inform


PLSB Orientation


Librarians and trustees are invited to attend a full-day pre-conference session on public library governance where participants will learn their roles and responsibilities, library grants review and the Public Library Act. Public Library Services Branch will also provide an overview of the resources and services they offer.


Active Learning in the Library - Speaker: Mê-Linh Lê


The era of ‘sage-on-the-stage’ instruction is

Up Coming Conference Sessions

The 2014 Manitoba Libraries Conference has a diverse and engaging roster of sessions that will be sure to engage and enlighten!
Here are a few sample sessions:


Critical Pedagogy and Library Instruction in the Developing World

In April 2013, I participated in a service trip with Librarians Without Borders to the Miguel Angel Asturias Academy, in Xela (Quetzaltenango), Guatemala. The major objective of this trip was to help set up a lending  system to allow students to borrow materials from the school library.

Welcome to the New Face of the MLA

The Manitoba Library Association is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. It is our hope that the new site will help us improve communication with our members and the many libraries in Manitoba.


At our new site you will be able to find information about our organization, our involvement in the Manitoba Library community, volunteer opportunities, employment opportunities, scholarships & awards, as well as all the information you need for the upcoming Manitoba Libraries Conference, May 12-14 in Winnipeg, “Unlimited Potential”.


While a lot of preparation has gone into giving

Freedom to Read Week

The Manitoba Library Association encourages you to celebrate Freedom to Read Week (February 26th to March 4th, 2017) by putting up a poster in your Library or community or hosting a display or event in support of intellectual freedom.

Freedom to Read Week is an annual event and chance to renew our commitment to intellectual freedom. It is led by the Book and Periodical Council, with sponsors including the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Library Association, the Canadian Urban Libraries Council, and more.


Manitoba Libraries Conference 2014 - Call for Proposals: Unlimited Potential

The Manitoba Libraries Conference Program Committee is pleased to invite members of the library, archival, museum, records management, and educational communities to submit proposals for the Manitoba Libraries Conference, May 12 – 14, 2014 at the Delta Winnipeg.
Libraries in Manitoba are experiencing a number of challenges in the form of shrinking budgets, rapidly changing information technology, outdated facilities, and a pressing need to develop relevant collections and adequate resources for diverse user communities.