The AALT Technician is the official journal of the Alberta Association of Library Technicians.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Line Dancing at the AALT 2016 Banquet

Put away the evening gowns and heels. Bring out the boots, jeans, fringed shirts and cowboy hats and be prepared to dance at the 42nd Annual AALT Banquet.

This year's banquet entertainment is line dancing. We hope you'll have fun and kick up your heals with us.

Celebrating Diversity
AALT 2016 - Calgary, AB - May 12 to 15

Monday, 14 March 2016

Volunteers Needed

Conference Committee

AALT is looking for volunteers to Chair the AALT 2017 Conference Committee. Conference is a valuable AALT professional development opportunity for library technicians and assistants. The location of the 2017 conference would be chosen by the Conference Co-chairs.

If you are interested in planning the AALT Conference in your location or would like more information about what chairing the conference involves, please contact

AALT Board Member Opportunities

Ask not what your Association can do for you but what can you do for your Association!

The 2016-2017 AALT Board will be filling the following one year term positions at the AGM on May 14, 2016:
  • President (filled)
  • President-Elect (1 year term as President-Elect and 1 year as President)
  • Journal Editor
  • Marketing
  • Member-at-Large (Liaises with Conference Committee)
  • Membership
  • Secretary (filled)
  • Treasurer
  • Website
For AALT to be a thriving and active association we need member support and engagement. We need YOU!  Please consider letting your name stand for one of the AALT Board positions. It’s a great opportunity to grow your skills, gain experience and work some really amazing people!

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Registration Open for AALT 2016

AALT Conference 2016
When: May 12th to 15th
Where: Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT Polytechnic)
Address: 1301 16th Avenue NW, Calgary, AB

Registration for the 42nd annual AALT Conference is now open.

Attend one session or the full conference, hear expert keynotes on libraries and literacy; listen to speakers presenting on weeding, serving the disabled, working with aboriginal students, understanding your personality, or take a tour of a museum or digital library. Enjoy networking, shopping with vendors, attending the banquet complete with awards and entertainment.
Stay on the beautiful SAIT campus close to city transit, shopping, and a variety of restaurants.

Register Now