BC Teacher-Librarians' Association

Crucial New Resource – BCTLA Diversity Booklist Now Available

In conjunction with the recent BCTLA Book Talk on Diversity Titles comes the BCTLA Diversity Booklist. Included are titles ranging from K-12 on numerous topics in Fiction and Non-fiction formats. This is a living document, and updates are ongoing. Feel free to download our most recent addition!

Revisiting Copyright – Where Do We Stand When Using Other’s Content?

Lisa Sutherland, a Teacher-librarian from Surrey has produced a comprehensive booklet on copyright. Feel free to download and make use of this valuable resource!

BCTLA hosts Diversity Book Talk on Zoom

Coming this February 25th will be your opportunity to join us in a diversity book talk. This is your chance to meet with TLs across the province and share books purchased to support diversity efforts in our collections.

Participants will be split into elementary and secondary groups. Additional specialty groups will be added as requested.

Registration is open to anyone, however, BCTLA members who register for this event will be eligible to win one of two $50 bookstore gift cards. Winners will be drawn randomly and will be notified at the end of the session. 

Your link to registration is HERE

Download the Diversity Book Talk poster:

Upcoming Reading Celebrations Days – are you ready?

World Reading Aloud Day – February 3rd

I Read Canadian Day – February 17th

BCTLA Diversity Audit Webinar available now!

Please feel free to watch our recently presented Diversity Audit for the LLC by Rebeca Rubio.

Find an in-depth article from our latest issue of Teacher magazine on Diversity Audits by Rebeca Rubio and Leanne McColl below: