History

Inaugural Meeting

“The first meeting of the Library Association of Trinidad and Tobago took place at Federal House on 16th January, 1960.

In attendance were representatives from the Federal Library, Legal Library, Trinidad Public Library, S. & W.W.T.U., Presentation College, Carnegie Free Library, Central Library, Caroni Estates Ltd., Antigua Public Library, I.C.T.A., Readers and Writers Guild, Abbey School, British Council, Tranquillity Girls’ School, T. & T.E.C., Muir Marshall, Forest Dept., Agriculture Dept., Caribbean Commission and other interested persons.”

Source: [Minutes of] Inaugural Meeting, Library Association of Trinidad and Tobago (Library Association of Trinidad & Tobago, 1960?).

Incorporation

The Library Association of Trinidad and Tobago (LATT) was incorporated by Act No. 11 of 1985, which was assented to on 21st March, 1985. Click here to view a copy (.pdf) of LATT's Act of Incorporation.