Agencies & Associations

Ontario Library Association

Ontario Library Association

Professional Association
Mail: 2 Toronto Street, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5C 2B6
Street: 2 Toronto Street, 3rd Floor
Phone: 416.363.3388
Fax: 416.941.9581
 Zone 4
The City of Toronto and the Regional Municipalities of Durham, Peel and York
Founded in 1900, the Ontario Library Association (OLA) is the oldest continually operating non-profit library association in Canada. With more than 5,000 members, the OLA is the largest library association in the country. We provide the chance for library staff and supporters to share experience and expertise while creating innovative solutions in a constant changing environment. We offer opportunities for learning, networking, recognizing, influencing and celebrating within the library world.

A Who's Who of Library Leadership: The Presidents of the Ontario Library Association
Whether in a formal library setting, in a commercial setting or in government, we are the people who bring information to the people of Ontario. We are experts in the organization of information and ideas and supports to research and development. We are:
  • Librarians
  • Technicians
  • School administrators
  • Publishers and producers
  • Protectors of the culture
  • Directors
  • Front line staff
  • Teacher-librarians
  • Authors
  • Friends of libraries
  • Community catalysts


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