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Join Us Are you a school library professional? Are you passionate about school libraries? Is your school library staffed by library professionals? Are you passionate about advocating for ALL students to have access to staffed school libraries?   JOIN US !!!   WE ARE NEEDING YOUR HELP !!! Join the campaign to advocate for ALL … Continue reading Join Us

Save the Date – Australian School Library Day 2024

Save the Date – Australian School Library Day 2024 It’s time to start planning an epic celebration. Save the date – 21st of August, 2024. Australian School Library Day. Australian School Library Day sits in the middle of the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week. It is the perfect opportunity to highlight incredible Australian … Continue reading Save the Date – Australian School Library Day 2024

ASLD 2023 + Competition

ASLD 2023 – Competition Celebrate Australian School Library Day this year with resources, ideas and a competition. Share a story about how school libraries or staff have had a positive impact on your life. As part of the Australian School Libraries Day celebration, you have the chance to win one of eight $100 gift vouchers … Continue reading ASLD 2023 + Competition

EOI – SNSL Campaign Coordinator Role

EOI – Campaign Coordinator Role   A word from Campaign Coordinator – Holly Godfree Dear School Library Community, I’ve come to the (long-considered) conclusion that it is time for me to step down from my role as Coordinator of the Students Need School Libraries campaign.   It was in 2016, a year after its conception, that … Continue reading EOI – SNSL Campaign Coordinator Role

Announcing Australian School Library Day 2022

Announcing Australian School Library Day We are super excited to announce Australian School Library Day. Celebrating on the 24th of August, 2022, Australian School Library Day sits in the middle of the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Book Week. It is the perfect opportunity to highlight incredible Australian children’s literature and the amazing things Australian … Continue reading Announcing Australian School Library Day 2022

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Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20 The Library Team at Brighton Grammar School, Lêna Hume-Twining, Ruth Silva and Katrina Holgyee, share what they have been doing in their school library during COVID-19. Our role during the COVID-19 Crisis has been to bring our library community online and our focus has been on promoting … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19 Debra McGhee, Teacher Librarian at St Teresa’s Catholic College, QLD, shares what she and her team have been doing to support students and staff during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? We want to ensure students and staff continue … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18 The Library Team at Immanuel Lutheran College’s Innovation Hub have been busy having lots of fun and making sure their students have the support they need during COVID-19. Kelly Dunham, Innovation Hub Coordinator answered our questions about what the library team have been doing. What has been … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17 Neelika Kottachchi, Manger of Library and Information Services at Mentone Girl’s Secondary College, VIC, shares the strategies the library has used to the support the school community during COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s what I do during this trying time of COVID-19 at my school Library At Mentone Girls’ … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #16

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #16 The Library Team at a primary school in the ACT have been busy during COVID-19. They answered our questions on what they have been doing. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Ensuring all families know how to access out digital … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #16

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15 Maggie McMahon, Library Team Leader at Sacré Cœur in VIC, answered our questions about what they are doing during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Supporting staff and students in any way we can, promoting and expanding our online … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14 This teacher librarian at a NSW public school shares what they have been doing in their school library during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? To maintain a connection between our school community and the library during a time … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13 Peta Harrison, teacher librarian at Albany Senior High School, shares what has been happening in the school library during COVID-19 The reaction to the pandemic has been very different in schools and their libraries as one would expect as we are all starting from different places. In … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12 At an independent school in Queensland, the Library Team have been busy supporting staff and students during COVID-19. They answered our questions about what they have been doing. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Supporting teachers to upskill on technology; … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12

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