Libraries 150: a celebration

NSLA/LBANS 2017 Annual Conference

September 29 – October 1, 2017

Annapolis Basin Conference Centre


Joint Nova Scotia Library Association and Library Boards Association of Nova Scotia 2017 Annual Conference

The author readings and keynote address are open to the public. If you pre-registered for the author readings, keynote address or movie, click here for details.


On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Nova Scotia Library Association, welcome to Libraries 150: A Celebration, the 2017 NSLA/LBANS Conference! In this year of reflection, celebration and dialogue in Canada, we are pleased to present a conference to inspire original and thought-provoking discussion, encourage innovative ideas and new practices, and celebrate Nova Scotia’s literary and social heritage and culture. We hope that you will find the year’s Conference to be a good and informative professional development experience, and we thank you for your participation. Have fun, and have a great Conference!

Cindy Lelliott, President
Nova Scotia Library Association

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Library Boards Association of Nova Scotia, welcome to our joint 2017 LBANS and NSLA Conference here at the beautiful Annapolis Basin Conference Centre.  We trust that you will have a wonderful Conference and gain knowledge that will benefit you and your colleagues for years to come.
It has been a pleasure to be involved with the “Libraries 150” theme this year and we know that you have all been inspired by the events taking place at your libraries.   Well done everyone.
Thank you Annapolis Valley Regional Library for hosting our conference this year.   You and your team have done a wonderful job.

Ruby McDorman, President
Library Boards Association of Nova Scotia

Keynote Speaker

Gloria Ann Wesley