BC Teacher-Librarians' Association

BCTLA COVID-19 LLC and T-L Recommendations – Updated for September 2021

Please find the updated recommendations for BC Schools in regards to Health and Safety Guidelines for K-12 Settings below, specifically for libraries on page 28:

Updates to the previous (September) document can be found here:

Find below previous documents regarding health and safety:

The BCTLA has released an official plan to support the re-opening of school library learning commons spaces. These guidelines provide ideas that can, in collaboration with site administration, be followed during the re-opening process.

BCTLA Chapter Councillor Meeting -September 27, 2021

A friendly reminder that our Chapter Councillor meeting is quickly coming up. We will be meeting virtually on September 27, 2021 at 3:15pm. Please use this link to register your attendance. If you would like to include a new Teacher-Librarian from your chapter who would like to learn more about the BCTLA, please have them register on the same link. Chapter Councillors registered will have additional meeting information sent to their personal email.

Our October 2021 Conference is now live!

After our hugely successful 2020 Conference, the BCTLA is proud to present our second annual virtual provincial level professional development event!

Please join us on October 22, 2021 for the BCTLA Virtual Professional Development Conference. The link for registration can be found HERE

Don’t forget to join us on October 21, 2021 at 7pm for the BCTLA Social celebrating our amazing award winners and compete with some fun trivia, Teacher-Librarian style.

Join us for Indigenous Sharing

The BCTLA is proud to present the next opportunity to meet and share resources. Please join us on Thursday, May 27th from 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm for Indigenous Sharing on Zoom.


Download the event poster below.

Tea and Me – Resource Links Available

Included in the Tea and Me Zoom Event is list of resources found here in our Teacher-Librarian Resource Section.

Also, for an added bonus is a highly popular Chai Tea Recipe – see below…

Congratulations to This Year’s Winners!

Congratulations to our 2021 BCTLA Award Winners!

Here is our list of award winners – well done on your exceptional contributions to our libraries and schools!

BC Teacher Librarian of the Year – Jennifer Araujo Burnaby

New Teacher-Librarian of the Year – Emily Huang  Langley and  Jenny Chang   New West

Val Hamilton Lifetime Achievement – Mary Locke  Vancouver

BCTLA President’s Award – Rebeca Rubio Richmond