International School Library Day
International School Library Day returns on 20 October 2020. This year, International School Library Day falls in the middle of the CBCA Book Week. It couldn't be better timing. The day and week are all about promoting literature, reading, school libraries and how they and their staff contribute and serve their school communities. It is a day for celebration. We invite you to get involved.
International School Library Day Zoom session - 30th October - 7:30pm AEDT with Holly Godfree - see below
Curious and Wild Blog Post series - see Curious and Wild page
Poster Colouring Competition - see ALIA website
CBCA Book Week - see CBCA website
Countdown to International School Library Day
Your Child's School Library Livestream
Holly Godfree, ASLA Teacher Librarian of the Year (2019) and Students Need School Libraries campaign coordinator, will outline why your child needs a strong school library to succeed in school and in life in our modern world and also discuss the state of school libraries across Australia. What she says may surprise you!
Also, newly revised professional school library staffing recommendations will be unveiled that night. Find out how your child's school library shapes up and how to start the ball rolling to help your child get what they need.
Questions will be happily taken and answered during the session.
Alert! We have decided to pivot from Facebook to Zoom for our online meeting on 20 October, International School Library Day, because we want to be able to have actual conversations with the parents who attend.
ALIA have created and shared a range of amazing graphics. Banners, posters and email footers. Grab them on the ALIA website.
Curious and Wild Blog Series
School Library staff are often curious and wild.
Curious about the latest technology, the best resources for students, new and exciting opportunities for learning and how they can best serve their school communities.
Wild about dressing up, trying new things, coming up with crazy ideas, hosting parties and book clubs and author visits. They are a curious and wild bunch those school library workers.
Help up celebrate the wild, curious nature of school library staff and the school libraries in which they work.
Check out the blog series here. Or submit a response here.
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