See you at this year’s Nova Scotia Library Association Conference!

October 18th-20th  | White Point Beach Resort, Nova Scotia

The theme for this year’s NSLA LBANS Conference is Palaces for the People: Empowering Communities. The bibliotheca team is looking forward to digging into this as we catch up with friends and colleagues, listen to the fabulous lineup of keynote speakers, and enjoy everything the beautiful White Point Beach Resort has to offer!

We have two special sessions planned, and we certainly hope you can join us!

Want to schedule a meeting while you’re there? Contact us!

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Open Library Project

Atlantic Room | October 19, 10:15-11:00am

If you are interested in attracting new library users, providing consistent or expanded open hours, providing more flexibility for library staff and increasing the use of your library space, collection, and self-service resources – this session is for you!

The open library model has been successfully implemented in over 750 libraries of all types and sizes throughout Europe since 2004 and is now changing the way libraries in the US and Canada think about service delivery.

Speakers: Laura Emery, Chief Librarian, Eastern Counties Regional Library | Patricia McCormick, Deputy Chief Library, Eastern Counties Regional Library | Dana Thomaas, Innovation Project Manager, Eastern Counties Regional Library

cloudLibrary: Features, Functionality, First Impressions

Atlantic Room | October 19, 2:20-3:15pm


cloudLibrary is bibliotheca’s easy-to-use, modern eBook and eAudio platform. Dan and Jake will discuss the features and advantages of using cloudLibrary for downloadable eBooks and audiobooks, and present future plans for the platform. Jeff Mercer will provide an individual perspective as a new cloudLibrary user as well as experiences from other users.

Speakers: Jeff Mercer, Deputy Chief Librarian, South Shore Public Libraries  | Dan Denault, Account Executive, bibliotheca Canada | Jake Klem, cloudLibrary Account Executive, bibliotheca Canada 

Relevant customer stories and training webinars


Hamilton library customer story

Hamilton Public Library

Providing equitable access for rural communities with open+

Read the story

Sioux Center Public Library featured

Sioux Center Library

First library to use all three cloudLibrary modules

Read the story 

Auburn Library customer story

Auburn Public Library

Meeting the demands of explosive community growth

Read the story

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