Foothills Library Association

The objective of the FLA is to bring together individuals
within the Calgary library community to share & promote
the concerns of the library and information professions.

About FLA

FLA supports its members in being active, engaged and knowledgeable information professionals, through professional development and networking opportunities.


The Foothills Library Association hosts several events through the year: for example Bubbly Brunch, Netpub, Calgary Libraries in Action, 5 Minute AGM.


The Rachel Chan Memorial Grant offers funding to FLA members in the form of a grant of up to $500.00. The Rachel Chan Memorial Grant is named in honour of a former University of Calgary Librarian and FLA Executive member.

Career Connects

Career Connects is a career related informational service offered by FLA for the Alberta library community. The purpose is to provide potential and new library professionals to connect for the purpose of an informational interview.


The Jobline was developed and is managed by the Foothills Library Association to support library, archive, and information management professionals throughout Western Canada.