Category Archives: Awards, Scholarships, Bursaries

Congrats to Our Conference Bursary Winners

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2017 SponsorsThis year, the NLLA was excited to offer members the opportunity to apply for a Conference Bursary. The purpose of this fund is to help support recipients with the costs associated with attending the 2017 Annual Conference in St. John’s, May 8.

The NLLA is proud to announce that five members will be awarded funds from the 2017 Conference Bursary. The recipients are:

  • Courtney Crocker –Regional Librarian, NLPL Central Division. Gander, NL
  • Natasha Wells – Regional Librarian, NLPL Western Division. Corner Brook, NL
  • Sarah Milmine – Education Student, MLIS bound Fall 2017. St. John’s, NL
  • Sandee Goulding-Harnum – Library Assistant, NLPL Western Division. Corner Brook, NL
  • Liam Whalen – Systems Librarian/Analyst, NLPL Provincial Administration. Stephenville, NL

These awards were made possible thanks to the generous contributions of our sponsors.

Congratulations to you all!

Apply for the 2017 Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award

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Applications are now invited for the Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award which has been established to promote the development of librarianship in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to applicants seeking funding for library-related projects or assistance in pursuing full-time graduate studies in librarianship, archival studies, or teacher librarianship.

Amount of 2017 award: up to $1,500.00
Deadline for applications: Friday, May 5, 2017

Please forward completed application to:
Ms. Susan Cleyle
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Margaret Williams Trust Fund
c/o Queen Elizabeth II Library
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL A1B 3Y1
univlib@mun.ca

Bursary Available for Spring 2017 NLLA Annual Conference

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NLLA is pleased to announce a bursary for our 2017 annual conference, Survive and Thrive, May 8, in St. John’s. This bursary will be open to all members of the NLLA currently residing in Newfoundland and Labrador.   The bursary can be used for travel expenses, accommodation and/or conference registration. Funds are limited, and will be awarded on an as-needed basis.

To apply, please complete the application form. Applications will be accepted until April 10, 2017.

For full details, please see our conference bursary guidelines. If you have any further questions regarding the 2017 Conference Bursary, please contact Kate Shore, Bursary Committee Chair: kshore@mun.ca.

Library Technicians & Assistants $500 Bursary

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Are you a library technician, assistant or other library staff living outside the St. John’s area and would like to be able to attend the upcoming Library Technicians and Assistants Interest Group (LTAIG) conference? Good news: there is funding available!

The NLLA is pleased to offer library technicians, assistants, and other library staff in the province the opportunity to apply for funding to attend a conference or take advantage of other professional development opportunities. Funds will be awarded on an as needed basis of up to $500 per year. For more information, please see our LTAIG Bursary Guidelines.

To apply, download the LTAIG Bursary Award Application Form

For more information please contact the NLLA Representative for Library Technicians and Assistants, Donna Inkpen.

Apply for the 2015 Margaret Williams Trust Award

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Applications are now invited for the Margaret Williams Trust Award which has been established to promote the development of librarianship in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to applicants seeking funding for library-related projects or assistance in pursuing graduate studies in librarianship, archival studies, or teacher librarianship.

Amount of 2015 award: up to $1,000.00
Deadline for applications: Friday, May 1, 2015

For further information and to obtain an application form, please contact:

Mrs. Lorraine Busby
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Margaret Williams Trust Fund
c/o Queen Elizabeth II Library
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3Y1

Items for Nov 29th Silent Auction Fundraiser!

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Looking for holiday gift ideas? Check out the items available at our upcoming Margaret Williams Trust Silent Auction Fundraiser Saturday, November 29, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The auction will take place at the A.C. Hunter Public Library, Arts and Culture Centre, 125 Allandale Road, St. John’s.

All proceeds go to the Margaret Williams Trust Award which helps recipients pursuing graduate studies in librarianship, archival studies or teacher librarianship, or pursuing professional and research opportunities.

For more information on the event, please contact Amanda Power.

Relaxation Basket

Relaxation Basket

Felt Tea Cozy

Felt Tea Cozy

Aveeno Gift Set

Aveeno Gift Set

Wine Package: Hand painted wine glasses and carafe set from Gingergirl Painting, plus a bottle of local Moose Joose wine

Wine Package: Hand painted wine glasses and carafe set from Gingergirl Painting, plus a bottle of local Moose Joose wine

Hand painted coat hook from Gingergirl Painting

Hand painted coat hook from Gingergirl Painting

Handmade felt mittens from Knittin’ Mitten Momma

Handmade felt mittens from Knittin’ Mitten Momma

Package of 4 Beach Blends Notecards (blank inside) reproduced from original artwork by Joanne Costello

Package of 4 Beach Blends Notecards (blank inside) reproduced from original artwork by Joanne Costello

Original artwork by Joanne Costello "Gooseberry Cove".  Acrylic on paper

Original artwork by Joanne Costello “Gooseberry Cove”. Acrylic on paper

Cozy Winter Basket: 3 pairs of hand knit socks, a hot chocolate gift set, & 3 books

Cozy Winter Basket: 3 pairs of hand knit socks, a hot chocolate gift set, & 3 books

Writer’s package of books

Writer’s package of books

WWI NL package of books

WWI NL package of books

Military history/war package of books

Military history/war package of books

NL book package

NL book package

Leisure reading package

Leisure reading package

Crocheted fingerless gloves

Crocheted fingerless gloves

Crocheted shawl

Crocheted shawl

NL book package

NL book package

NL book package

NL book package

NL book package

NL book package

NL book package

NL book package

"Fluctuat Nec Mergitur" by Jean Claud Roy

“Fluctuat Nec Mergitur” by Jean Claud Roy

1 hour face painting from Pixy Mama. Suitable for a party or event!

1 hour face painting from Pixy Mama. Suitable for a party or event!

12 decadent Chocolate Cupcakes from Wendy Rodgers

12 decadent Chocolate Cupcakes from Wendy Rodgers

Original framed painting by local artist Owen Whelan

Original framed painting by local artist Owen Whelan

NL Memoirs package of books

NL Memoirs package of books

NL Biographies package of books

NL Biographies package of books

NL book package

NL book package

Original Artwork by Susan Kearsey

Original Artwork by Susan Kearsey

Wine Basket

Wine Basket

Blueberry White Chocolate Coffee Cake by Janet Goosney

Blueberry White Chocolate Coffee Cake by Janet Goosney

Limited edition print by local artist John Andrews

Limited edition print by local artist John Andrews

Handmade "polar bear" earrings from Purple Raven Boutique

Handmade “polar bear” earrings from Purple Raven Boutique

Tickets available on Historic Newfoundland Map Reproductions

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As part of our Margaret Williams Trust Silent Auction Fundraiser on November 29, we are selling tickets on two framed prints from the Centre for Newfoundland Studies. Tickets are $2 each OR 3 for $5. Two winners will be chosen, so you have two chances to win one of these beautiful prints!

"A sketch of The River Exploits and The east end of Lieutenant's Lake in Newfoundland" by Royal Navy lieutenant John Cartwright (Reproduction of 1775 hand-drawn original). Shows the area from the Bay of Exploits to Red Indian Lake where Gov. Palliser sent Cartwright to bring about friendly relations with the Beothuk. Size: approx. 30”X26”

“A sketch of The River Exploits and The east end of Lieutenant’s Lake in Newfoundland” by Royal Navy lieutenant John Cartwright (Reproduction of 1775 hand-drawn original). Shows the area from the Bay of Exploits to Red Indian Lake where Gov. Palliser sent Cartwright to bring about friendly relations with the Beothuk. Size: approx. 30”X26”

“Partie orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada” by Jacques Nicolas Bellin (reproduction of 1755 hand-engraved chart published in Paris). Chart shows areas of military and industrial importance to the French - the coastlines of Newfoundland, the ‘Eskimaux’ coast and New France, the course of the St Lawrence River to Lake Ontario, and the fishing grounds to the south of Newfoundland. Size: approx. 30”X26”

“Partie orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada” by Jacques Nicolas Bellin (reproduction of 1755 hand-engraved chart published in Paris). Chart shows areas of military and industrial importance to the French – the coastlines of Newfoundland, the ‘Eskimaux’ coast and New France, the course of the St Lawrence River to Lake Ontario, and the fishing grounds to the south of Newfoundland. Size: approx. 30”X26”

To purchase tickets please contact Amanda Power.