Students Need School Libraries
All children need a quality school library run by qualified professionals. Is your child's school library all that it can and should be?
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"Every school needs a school library—it’s a no-brainer. Reading underlies every area of the curriculum and the key is having a well stocked school library and a passionate school librarian who can put the right book into the right hands at the right time."
Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton
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I Love Public Schools: The New Library Learning The team at I Love Public Schools have created a video that … Continue reading I Love Public Schools: The New Library Learning
Sydney Morning Herald: New Children’s Laureate worries for teen readers Linda Morris of Sydney Morning Herald spoke with Australian Children’s … Continue reading Sydney Morning Herald: New Children’s Laureate worries for teen readers
From our blog
Join our Campaign Leadership Team! Do you have opinions about the Students Need School Libraries campaign? We are seeking an addition to our leadership team to set the direction of our ongoing advocacy campaign in Australia. What do you need to do? Please submit your expression of interest (no more than one page) explaining why … Continue reading Join our campaign leadership team
ASLA-ALIA Release Recommended Minimum Staffing Levels Table ASLA and ALIA have released the long-awaited update to the recommended minimum staffing levels for Australian school libraries. ABSTRACT: “Since the publication of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Australian School Library Association (ASLA) Learning for the future: developing information services in schools (LFTF), 2nd edition in … Continue reading ASLA-ALIA Release Recommended Minimum Staffing Levels Table
Recap of Zoom Meeting – What Parents Need to Know About School Libraries We got some great feedback from our lively event on Tuesday, 20th of October, which was International School Library Day. Holly Godfree, campaign coordinator ran attendees through the key reasons why school libraries are so important for students and offered a range … Continue reading International School Library Day Zoom Meeting
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