The OPLA Child and Youth Services Committee presents an annual forum for children's and youth library services staff and other stakeholders to exchange ideas and learn about innovative programs and services in order to provide the best programming for children and youth. 

2019 Event Details

Date: Wednesday October 16th, 2019
Venue: Thunder Bay Public Library, Brodie Resource Library
Registration cost: Coming soon!
Transportation: Coming soon!
Program: Coming soon!

The Child & Youth Expo is seeking poster sessions for this year's event. Submit your poster idea here by June 12th for consideration. 


OLA Travel Fund

The OLA Board of Directors has established a modest travel fund to ensure members of the association have opportunities to participate in OLA programs despite geographical barriers. For more information.

Cancellation Policy

Registrations will be reimbursed at 75% until 30 days prior to the event; 50% until 15 days prior and will not be reimbursed at all within 14 days of the event. Registration can be transferred to another staff member at any point during the registration process. Please email your cancellation or transfer requests to 



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