Dates to Remember

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Month

General Information

Resources

Deadlines

Special Dates

January

Sign up for TD Summer Reading Club (TDSRC).  Order form for TD-Summer Reading Club Promotional Materials becomes available

Semi-annual allotment funds received

 

For ongoing webinar training dates and topics, please see the calendar.

 

Staff Resources up on TD Summer Reading Club website.

 

Sign up & submit the TDSRC Letter of Agreement & Promotional Order form

1 Jan New Years Day

27 Jan Family Literacy Day

Alzheimer Society of Canada - Alzheimer's Awareness Month

February

Order form for Summer Reading Program (SRP) prize materials is available.

See TD-Summer Reading Club Dates to Remember.

28 Feb Deadline for submitting online Annual Report to the PLSB through LibPAS.

 

Order form for SRP prize materials are due

14 Feb Library Lover's Day

15 Feb National Flag of Canada Day

Family Day (3rd Monday of month)

Freedom to Read Week

Pink Shirt Day (Anti-Bullying Day)

Black History Month

March

Movie license renewal for Criterion Pictures.

Seasonal Block – Easter/Spring available by request

8 Mar International Women’s Day

17 Mar St. Patrick’s Day

21 Mar International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

26 Mar Purple Day for Epilepsy

Earth Hour

April

Alberta Library Conference (ALC) held last weekend of April.

Library Managers Council (LMC) meeting

 

01 Apr Deadline for submitting annual data to PLS for Indigenous Grant LibPAS report. 

22 Apr Earth Day

23 Apr World Book and Copyright Day (Canada Book Day)

International Day of Pink (LGBTQ+)

Good Friday  

National Volunteer Week

Administrative Professionals Day

Canadian Cancer Society - Daffodil Days Cancer Awareness Month

May

Public Library Meeting at Peace Library System (1st or 2nd Monday) 

TDSRC - Promotional materials shipped to libraries - mid month   SRP -Supplementary Materials (prizes) shipped to libraries -  month end

Spring advisory Committee meetings (May/June)

YA Audio Sync – free summer audiobooks for teens begins

 

 

4 May Star Wars Day

5 May Nation Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

18 May International Museum Day

Canadian Mental Health Week

Support Staff Appreciation Day

Mother’s Day

Victoria Day

High Prairie Traditional Pow Wow  

June

TDSRC - Kids' website is launched mid-June 

SRP - PLS webinars for SRP staff available

15 Jun Deadline for Operating Grant Application to PLSB.

Application package available online.

 

5 Jun World Environment Day

21 Jun Aboriginal Day

27 Jun Canadian Multiculturalism Day

National "Get Your Summer Read On"

Father’s Day

Peace River Pow Wow 

LGBT History Month

National Aboriginal History Month

July

Summer Reading Programs begin

 

Semi-annual allotment funds received

 

 

01 Jul Canada Day

15 Jul World Youth Skills Day

30 Jul International Friendship Day

National Hotdog Day 

August

Wind up Summer Reading program

 

Submit Summer Reading Club statistics and Evaluation form to PLS - month end

12 Aug International Youth Day

19 Aug World Humanitarian Day

Civic Holiday

September

Rural Libraries Conference - end of month

 

 

08 Sep International Literacy Day

10 Sep World Suicide Prevention Day

21 Sep World Alzheimer’s Day

30 Sep Orange Shirt Day, Every Child Matters.

Labour Day

Alberta Culture Days (3 days – last weekend in September)

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

October

Library Boards prepare next year's budget

Movie license renewal for Audio Cine Films

Library Managers Council (LMC) meeting

Fall Advisory committee meetings

Seasonal Block - Halloween available by request

 

01 Oct International Day of Older Persons

05 Oct World Teacher’s Day

10 Oct World Mental Health Day

11 Oct International Day of the Girl

31 Oct Halloween

Thanksgiving Day

Dress Purple Day:  Child Abuse Prevention

Canadian Library Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Canadian Cancer Society - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

November

Library's Board presents next year's budget to Council

 

Allotment funds will close in December for year-end roll-over; consider using remaining Allotment funds now

Seasonal Block – Christmas available by request

 

08 Nov National Aboriginal Veterans Day

11 Nov Remembrance Day

20 Nov National Child Day

Treaties Recognition Week (first week of month)

Bullying Awareness & Prevention (week beginning on third Sunday)

Diabetes Canada - Diabetes Month

The Lung Association - National Lung Month

December

Gather/prepare stats for LibPAS Annual Report.  Receive email from PLSB with LibPAS login & password

 

ILL & Postage Reimbursement forms due first week of January

 

 

03 Dec International Day of Persons with Disabilities

06 Dec National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

10 Dec Human Rights Day

25 Dec Christmas Day

26 Dec Boxing Day