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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 #11

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #11 Lynne Sim, Teacher/Librarian at the Mandurah Baptist College Senior School Library answered our questions about what their library team have been working on during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Providing opportunities for students to continue borrowing and reading. … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #11

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #10

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #10 The Library Team at a school in Victoria are providing staff and students with online resources and information during COVID-19. The Head of Library Services answered our questions about what they have been doing. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #10

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #9

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #9 The Library Team at a state high school in WA have been called stars by their appreciative parents as they work hard to support the students and staff during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Making sure that all … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #9

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #8

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #8 A Teacher Librarian at a school in WA shared the story about how their school library has responded to COVID-19. Due to personal circumstances I was able to volunteer to supervise/teach the students of essential services parents that remained at the school. The number was small about … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #8

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #7

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #7 Sarah Love, Head of Library at Mandurah Catholic College, WA, shares what has been happening in their school library during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? As a Teacher Librarian – preparing to teach online. As the Library manager … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #7

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #6

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #6 The Library Team at Cabra Dominican College have been busy supporting staff and students during COVID-19. Here’s what they have been up to. Towards the end of term when we had fewer and fewer students, we remained open. We continued to encourage reading and allowed unlimited borrowing. … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #6

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #5

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #5 Janine and her library team at Mater Dei College, Edgewater in WA, have been busy supporting staff and students, while also making some updates to their library collections. She answered our questions to give us some more information about the tasks she and her team have been … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #5

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #4

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #4 Rhonda Bruce, Teacher Librarian at St Johns College, Dubbo in NSW answered our questions about what their school library team have been doing during the COVID-19 outbreak to ensure their staff and students have access to the resources they need. What has been the focus for your … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #4

A Day In the Life of A Teacher Librarian #6

A Day in the Life of a Teacher Librarian #6 I’d like to introduce you to our next teacher librarian. She answered our questions about her job working in a school library. What is your role in the school library? I support teachers and students with literacy education, I manage teacher resources, the purchasing and … Continue reading A Day In the Life of A Teacher Librarian #6

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