All OLA board, councils, and committee members can contribute all or a portion of an expense claim to the New Librarian Residency Award. When completing your expense claim, ensure all original receipts are mailed to the OLA office. When all receipts are e-receipts, such as a flight or Via train trip, claims may be emailed to Stephanie Pimentel, Director; Operations at or Rachelle DesRochers, Operations Coordinator at Expense claims can also be faxed to 1-800-387-9867.

Completing an expense claim

  • Fill out your contact information and the name and date for the event/meeting you are claiming expenses.
  • Indicate all items as found on the form.
  • Indicate the full claim amount and then the amount to be reimbursed by cheque and/or contributed.
  • Don’t forget to sign the claim before you send to the OLA office. 

Expense claims are processed within 30 days of receipt at the OLA office.
OLA staff will process your contribution to the New Library Residency Award and email a receipt for your records. Please note contributions are not tax deductible.

Download Expense Form