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Latest News

  • Posted in: Western Canada

    Welcome to our new website! Last year, SLA made the decision to move all chapter websites off of the WordPress platform. Over the past few months we've been working at recreating (and updating!) our old site for a seamless transition.  Highlights of the new site? It is directly connected to SLA Connect, making it easier than ever to stay connected with the SLA Western Canada community.  Please explore our new website and send any feedback to darcye.lovsin@gmail.com .

  • Wired West 2019

    Posted in: Western Canada

    SLA Western Canada Chapter is sending out a call for submissions for our Wired West publication. During 2019, if you host an event, have a library related story to tell, or would like to add other content relevant to your information professional colleagues, we want to hear from you. You do not need to be on the SLA WCC board to submit content.  The Wired West is published four times a year. The submission and publishing schedules for 2019 are included below. Submissions, questions and feedback ...

Spring Events


(hint: scroll down to see all events!)


  • Jewish Museum and Archives Tour & Social (Vancouver)

    Sunday, July 28, 2019, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM PT

    Join us on Sunday, July 28 at 12:30 pmJewish Museum and Archives (11120 Horseshoe Way, Richmond) for a private tour followed by a social @ the Fuggles and Warlock tasting room (beside the Jewish Museum and Archives).

    The tour is FREE but RSVP is required. Some snacks will be provided by SLA WCC at the social. 

    Please RSVP to Ronit (rbarenboim5@gmail.com).

    Please note - The Jewish Museum and Archives is listed on Google Maps at 6184 Ash St, Vancouver. The tour will take place at 11120 Horseshoe Way, Richmond.

    If anyone is driving to the Jewish Museum and Archive (or needs a ride), please contact our Vancouver Director, Ronit (rbarenboim5@gmail.com), who will organize a few carpools (they have free parking!).

Join us at one, two, or all of our events! Stop by for a short time or stay for a while.

We hope to see you there!

Job Postings


Visit the following websites for up-to-date lists of library jobs available across Canada.

The Partnership Job Board
The Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada provides The Partnership Job Board, a listing of positions available in the library and information sector in Canada.

Foothills Library Association Jobs Page
This job web page is maintained by the Foothills Library Association of Calgary and lists positions in public, academic, and special settings across Western Canada. Postings are updated once per week on Mondays with new postings marked. Be sure to scroll down the screen to see additional “ad scan” postings which the Association has located.

SlaisJobs (UBC School of Library, Archival, & Information Studies Jobs)
This list is open to all students and interested professionals. The list picks up many BC and Western Canadian positions, but also includes some American and overseas positions.