POSTPONED - Info Session with School Librarians

Friday, March 15, 2019 12:30to13:30
Education Building room 233, 3700 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

****** The info session has been postponed to a later date. We will inform you about the new date when it will be confirmed. Thank you for your interest.******

What does a school librarian/teacher partnership look like in 2019? What can library personnel do at the school and board level to support teachers and students? In this presentation, English Montreal School Board librarians Alissa Rosellini and Julian Taylor will discuss many of the ongoing transformations in the world of school libraries, from library learning commons and makerspaces to online resources and beyond!

DATE: Friday February 15, 2019 - 12:30-1:30pm 

LOCATION: Education building, room 233 

Register here 

N.-B.: All attendees will get a mention on their co-curricular record (CCR). 


Alissa Rosellini is a board level librarian at the English Montreal School Board (EMSB). She has worked in a variety of private and public school libraries in both the U.S. and Canada. She is in charge of EMSB’s Digital Library, a curated collection of online resources for teachers and students. As a passionate proponent of children’s and young adult literature, she is involved in planning both the Montreal YA Fest (a young adult literature festival) and the Montreal-wide Battle of the Books competition. She is also currently chair of the Awards Committee for the Quebec Library Association.


Julian Taylor is board level librarian at the EMSB, working with library personnel, teachers, and educational consultants to help students navigate the ever changing world of information and help make them independent learners. Starting as a school-based library technician in 2001, he has also worked for six years at the Ministry of Education as the liaison between the Ministry and school libraries in the English sector across Quebec, and as part of the team creating resources and providing training to teachers for Digital Citizenship and Information Literacy. He spent one year teaching ESL/EFL in South Korea and is currently the Past-President of the Quebec Library Association.



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