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

School libraries feature in these two free webinars

School libraries feature In these free webinars Thanks to Eduwebinar, two free webinars featured school libraries and their focus during COVID-19. While schools, teachers, students and the library teams that serve them were facing closures, a move to online learning and new restrictions, these school library staff responded quickly to the changes and were determined … Continue reading School libraries feature in these two free webinars

Ambrose Treacy College Connect: Students DO Need School Libraries

Ambrose Treacy College Connect: Students DO Need School Libraries Sarah McCallan, Head of Library Services at Ambrose Treacy College, has written this fantastic article about why students need school libraries. She addresses topic such as literacy, 21st Century Skills and the ways in which their students benefit from having a wonderful school library. She also … Continue reading Ambrose Treacy College Connect: Students DO Need School Libraries

Enthralled Magazine: Michael Salmon: An Interview

Enthralled Magazine: Michael Salmon: An Interview An interview with Australian author and illustrator Michael Salmon about his creative process and his support for the Students Need School Libraries campaign. Read the full interview on the Enthralled Magazine website. Back to Media: Our Campaign Working¬†together to ensure student access to high quality school library services. Stay … Continue reading Enthralled Magazine: Michael Salmon: An Interview

The Age: Extending the shelf life of the school library in the internet age

The Age: Extending the shelf life of the school library in the internet age Article by Henriette Cook. Extending the shelf life of the school library in the internet age takes a look at the condition of school libraries in Australia, staff levels, some misinformed ideas and how Australian Children's Laureate and the Students Need … Continue reading The Age: Extending the shelf life of the school library in the internet age