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 An area of continuing concern and effort has been the goal of broadening and increasing the membership geographically to create a truly national association and to become better known. Several outreach approaches have been discussed with some having been implemented. These include regular representation at library conferences such as those of the Ontario Library Association and the Canadian Library Association and occasional representation at others. Discussion of the use of regional gatherings led to a very successful meeting sponsored by the Association in Ottawa in September 1997. Regional '​chapters'​ are another approach suggested but not yet explored. A regular recruitment program seeks to make the Association more widely known by means of invitations to individuals. This website is a new approach to our continuing membership goals.\\ An area of continuing concern and effort has been the goal of broadening and increasing the membership geographically to create a truly national association and to become better known. Several outreach approaches have been discussed with some having been implemented. These include regular representation at library conferences such as those of the Ontario Library Association and the Canadian Library Association and occasional representation at others. Discussion of the use of regional gatherings led to a very successful meeting sponsored by the Association in Ottawa in September 1997. Regional '​chapters'​ are another approach suggested but not yet explored. A regular recruitment program seeks to make the Association more widely known by means of invitations to individuals. This website is a new approach to our continuing membership goals.\\
  
-The [[http://​www.cla.ca/​AM/​Template.cfm?​Section=W_Kaye_Lamb_Award_for_Service_to_Seniors|W. Kaye Lamb Award for Service to Seniors]] is an initiative to recognize a Canadian library "that has developed an ongoing service, program or procedure of benefit to seniors and/or a design and organization of buildings or facilities that improve access and encourage use by seniors."​ This biennial award was first presented in 2002.\\+The W. Kaye Lamb Award for Service to Seniors is an initiative to recognize a Canadian library "that has developed an ongoing service, program or procedure of benefit to seniors and/or a design and organization of buildings or facilities that improve access and encourage use by seniors."​ This biennial award was first presented in 2002.\\
  
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