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 Other regular features include in memoriam essays and brief notes to celebrate the lives of members and others who have made contributions to Canadian librarianship,​ and "​milestones",​ an update column on retirements,​ appointments and achievements of members and others - providing both current information and a cumulative record. ELA's distinctive logo, a design based on a woodcut by Thoreau MacDonald and used with the permission of its owner, first appeared on the cover of Ex Libris News in Autumn 1994. T-shirts boasting this elegant, quintessentially Canadian design have also been produced for sale to members and others.\\ Other regular features include in memoriam essays and brief notes to celebrate the lives of members and others who have made contributions to Canadian librarianship,​ and "​milestones",​ an update column on retirements,​ appointments and achievements of members and others - providing both current information and a cumulative record. ELA's distinctive logo, a design based on a woodcut by Thoreau MacDonald and used with the permission of its owner, first appeared on the cover of Ex Libris News in Autumn 1994. T-shirts boasting this elegant, quintessentially Canadian design have also been produced for sale to members and others.\\
  
-The annual meeting, or "​get-together"​ was initially held in conjunction with the Ontario Library Association'​s annual conference. From 1994 on, meetings have been held each Fall on our own. The annual general meetings have provided another means of achieving the Association'​s objectives by providing an opportunity for continuing personal contact with and between members, dealing with the business of the Association,​ as well as presenting speakers with a broad range of backgrounds - academic, archives, libraries of all kinds, politics, and the writing community - in programs on a wide range of topics.\\+The annual meeting, or "​get-together"​ was initially held in conjunction with the Ontario Library Association'​s ​autumn ​annual conference. From 1994 on, meetings have been held each fall on our own. The annual general meetings have provided another means of achieving the Association'​s objectives by providing an opportunity for continuing personal contact with and between members, dealing with the business of the Association,​ as well as presenting speakers with a broad range of backgrounds--accademic, archives, libraries of all kinds, politics, and the writing community--in programs on a wide range of topics.\\
  
-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 Associationthe former ​Canadian Library Associationand occasional representation at others ​provincial associations. 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. ​Our website ​and Facebook page is one way to approach ​our continuing membership goals.\\
  
 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.\\ 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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