One of the strengths of SLAV is its strong and active Branch structure.
When you join SLAV you also join one of 22 regional and metropolitan branches which meet regularly throughout the year.
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Convenor: Leonie Darken
Convenor: Sharon Wallace
Convenor: Jacinta Fleming
Convenor: Claire Gibson
Convenor: Leonie Stephenson
Convenor: Cathy Bell
La Trobe Valley
Convenor: Susan O’Malley
Term One: March 4 at 6.00pm at Stellina’s Restaurant.
We will be planning the year to come and sharing ideas on celebrating special events in the library calendar.
Convenors: Di Ruffles & Siobhan Roulston
Term One - Thursday 12th March
Venue: Carey Grammar School, Donvale Campus
Topic: Sharing strategies for promoting the school library to your community
Convenors: Camilla Elliott, Head of Library and Digital Learning, Mazenod College,
Thursday 12th March
Wantirna Secondary College
4.30pm - 5.30pm
Swap & Share: What's being read in your school and how are you promoting it? Come and listen, bring examples to share, great chance to take away some ideas.
CBCA Judge's Talk
Date and venue TBC
Thursday 5th November
Bucatini Restaurant, Mitcham
Professional dinner and chat
Term One: Thursday 27th February
Venue: Thornbury High School
Convenor: Robyn Stark
Term One: Thursday 12th March
Venue: Brighton Grammar School
Convenors: Hope Do and Milena Gates
Term One - Braybrook College on Wednesday 18th March
Topic: Sharing our goals for the year
North East Region
Convenor: Cheryl Taylor
Co-convenors: Michelle Nye, Cassandra Cardamone, Tracy Ferguson & Carmel Byrne
Download 2020 meeting flyer here
Term 1 Meeting – St Peters College on 16th March
Topic: Databases, Reading Programs and Library Design – Hosted by Joyce Sendeckyi
Term 2 Meeting – Cranbourne Secondary on 19th May
Topic: Book Week Think Tank – Hosted by Barbara Cousens
Term 3 Meeting – Casey Grammar on 11th September
Topic: Graphic Novels & Zines – Hosted by Rebecca Birch
Term 4 Meeting – Bunjil Library on 11th November
Topic: YA Programing – Hosted by Tim Cushell
Convenor: Lynn Swannell
Term One: Thursday 27th February 4.00pm at Mount Eliza Secondary College.
Followed by dinner in Mt Eliza.
Term Two: St Mary’s Primary School, Hastings – date to be confirmed together with dinner venue
Term Three: Farrell’s Bookshop – Thursday 6th August, 5.30-6.30pm, followed by dinner at The Grand, Mornington
Term Four: Padua College, Mornington – date to be confirmed together with dinner venue
2019 AGM Branch Report
South West RegionConvenor: Margaret Sinnott
Term 1 2020 - Thursday 5th March at
Quorum Restaurant, 86 Kepler Street, Warrnambool
Primary Advisory Liaison
Ruth Woolven, Kew Primary School
Ruth represents the Primary sector on SLAVs Council and also convenes the priamry advisory committee. P