National School Library Day colloquia

national school library day

It’s a great time for School Libraries in BC !

Please join colleagues from around the Lower Mainland to celebrate National School Library day at UBC, as part of the iSchool’s colloquium series.

This 2 hour professional sharing event will bring together a broad cross-section of Educators and Librarians to share information and resources supporting the School Library Learning Commons movement in Canada. Learn about the Teacher Librarian Education program, browse a display of publications, and hear about the many relationships that exist between school libraries and other organizations.

Light refreshments, coffee, tea provided.


Tentative agenda

3:30-3:45  refreshments and networking

3:45 Program start with introduction by Peggy Lunn, Head of UBC’s Education Library

3:45-4:50 sharing sessions from:

  • Marlene Asselin, UBC’s Teacher Librarian Education Program
  • Dana McFarland, Vancouver Island University
  • Kate Henderson and JoAnne Coggan, Telus Science World
  • Vancouver Public Library’s Summer Reading Programs

4:50-5:30 Informal discussion and time for questions

Location: Lillooet Room, Irving K Barber Learning Centre


This event is co-sponsored by UBC iSchool, UBC’s Education Library, UBC’s Language and Literacy Education Department, Telus Science World, Vancouver Public Library and Vancouver Island University, and is part of the national Canadian School Libraries (CSL) event.