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Upcoming events

    • 28 Feb 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • 355 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.
    Register

    Reading Forum Series 2019


    Session 1


    Date: 28/02/2019

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Location: Melbourne Grammar School

    Lecture Theatre - 355 St Kilda Road, Melbourne


    Cost:

    SLAV Members

    $45 (inc. GST) Individual session ticket

    Non Members

    $55 (inc. GST) Individual session ticket

    Delegates will receive:

    - Showbag of resource material

    - Certificate of Participation

    - Afternoon tea/refreshments

    - 10% off all books on the night


    Session 1 - 28th February 2019

    Melbourne Grammar School

    Lecture Theatre - 355 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

    Lottie and Walter

    ► Publishers will have 5 minutes to brief us on all of the wonderful primary titles they are publishing in 2019

    Publishers presenting in the showcase are: Ford Street Publishing, Wild Dog Books, Affirm Press, Penguin Random House, Text Publishing, Allen & Unwin, Hardie Grant Egmont and Berbay Publishing.

    ► Special guest picture book creator, award winning, Anna Walker. Anna will talk to us about her new book Lottie and Walter

    ► The Kids' Bookshop in attendance with a selection of new international releases



    For more information please download the series leaflet.



    • 28 Feb 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • 31 Oct 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • Various Locations
    Register


    Dates: 

    Session 1 -  28/02/2019

    Session 2 - 09/05/2019

    Session 3 -  05/09/2019

    Session 4 - 31/10/2019


    Time: 4:30pm-  6:30pm

    Location: See individual sessions below


    Cost:

    SLAV Members

    $170 (inc. GST) Series ticket (4 sessions)

    Non Members

    $210 (inc. GST) Series ticket (4 sessions)

    Delegates will receive:

    - Showbag of resource material

    - Certificate of Participation

    - Afternoon tea/refreshments

    - 10% off all books on the night


    Session 1 - 28th February 2019

    Melbourne Grammar School

    Lecture Theatre - 355 St Kilda Road, Melbourne


    Primary Publisher Showcase

    ► Publishers will have 5 minutes to brief us on all of the wonderful primary titles they are publishing in 2019

    ► Publishers presenting in the showcase are: Ford Street Publishing, Wild Dog Books, Affirm Press, Penguin Random House, Text Publishing, Allen & Unwin, Hardie Grant Egmont and Berbay Publishing.

    ► Special guest picture book creator, award winning, Anna Walker. Anna will talk to us about her new book Lottie and Walter

    ► The Kids' Bookshop in attendance with a selection of new international releases


    Session 2 - 9th May 2019

    Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School - Senior Library

    Ground floor of the Cooerwull Centre, Noel Street, Ivanhoe


    ► New books to share: 10 books in 10 minutes
    ► Zine Making with Karys McEwen
    ► Ingrid Laguna on her new book Songbird (Text Publishing)
    ► Kirsty Murray on her new book Kids Who Did
    ► The Kids' Bookshop in attendance

    Session 3 - 5th September 2019

    Kew Primary School

    Peel Street, Kew


    Reading Promotion

    ► New books to Share: 10 books in 10 minutes

    ► Panel of practitioners- Reading Promotion Ideas

    ► Jess McGeachin, Penguin Random House, discussing his new picture book Fly!

    ► Other guest TBC

    ► The Kids' Bookshop in attendance

    Session 4 - 31st October 2019

    The Dream Factory

    Level 2, 90 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray


    Graphic Novels

    ► New books to Share: 10 books in 10 minutes

    ► Topic: Graphic Novels

    ► Guest author or illustrator TBA

    ► The Kids' Bookshop in attendance


    For more information download the series program leaflet.

    • 29 Mar 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Victoria University, City Convention Centre Level 12, 300 Flinders Street Melbourne.
    • 109
    Register


    A full day conference

    Date: Friday March 29, 2019

    Time: 8:30 am - 3:30pm

    Location: Victoria University

    City Convention Centre

    Level 12, 300 Flinders Street Melbourne


    Cost:

    SLAV Members

    $280 (inc. GST)

    Non Members

    $380 (inc. GST)


    Conference Program

    8.30 am Registration

    9.00 am Welcome: Di Ruffles, President, SLAV

    9.15 am - 10.15 am Opening Address: Dr Ross Todd

    Building and living safe lives.

    Young people, digital wellbeing, and digital safety in a global information world

    10.15 am -10.30 am SLAV 2019

    10.30am - 11 am Morning tea and Trade Exhibition

    11.00am  – 11.55am – Concurrent sessions

    1. Lydia Woodgate - Inquiry based units: The Library’s role

    2. Diane Ruffles- Creating a culture of thinking in the school library

    3. Joy Whiteside - Purposeful, proactive practice: Beginning with the end in mind

    4. Diana Kelly - Research skills: How effectively do we teach and assess them in our school context

    12.00 pm - 12.45 pm  Featured Address: Julie Lindsay

    New perspectives on building capacity for global connections and collaborations

    12.45pm – 1.35pm Lunch and Trade Exhibition and Digital poster gallery

    1.35pm – 2.25pm Workshop: Julie Lindsay

    How to develop a global collaborator mindset

    2.25pm – 2.45pm Panel of Practitioners – Chair by Camilla Elliott

    Digital collaboration and connections

    2.45pm – 3.30pm – Ross Todd

    Future tense / future perfect: The Journey ahead

    3.30pm Conference close


    For more information, please download the conference program.

    • 9 May 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School
    Register



    Session 2

    Date: 09/05/2019

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Location: Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School - 

    Senior Library

    Ground floor of the Cooerwull Centre, Noel Street, Ivanhoe



    Cost:

    SLAV Members

    $45 (inc. GST) Individual session ticket

    Non Members

    $55 (inc. GST) Individual session ticket

    Delegates will receive:

    - Showbag of resource material

    - Certificate of Participation

    - Afternoon tea/refreshments

    - 10% off all books on the night




    Session 2 - 9th May 2019

    Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School - Senior Library

    Ground floor of the Cooerwull Centre, Noel Street, Ivanhoe


    ► New books to share: 10 books in 10 minutes

    ► Zine Making with Karys McEwen

    ► Ingrid Laguna on her new book Songbird (Text Publishing)

    ► Kirsty Murray on her new book Kids Who Did

    ► The Kids' Bookshop in attendance


    For more information please download the series leaflet.



    • 31 May 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Victoria University, City Convention Centre Level 12, 300 Flinders Street Melbourne.
    • 120


    Inspiring Learners: Building Connections -
    A conference for Primary School Library Practitioners

    A full day conference

    Date: Friday May 31, 2019

    Time: 8:30 am - 3:30pm

    Location: Victoria University

    City Convention Centre

    Level 12, 300 Flinders Street Melbourne


    Cost:

    SLAV Members

    $280 (inc. GST)

    Non Members

    $380 (inc. GST)


    * Details to follow

    • 5 Sep 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Kew Primary School
    Register



    Session 3

    Date: 05/09/2018

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Location: Kew Primary School

    Peel Street, Kew


    Cost:

    SLAV Members

    $45 (inc. GST) Individual session ticket

    Non Members

    $55 (inc. GST) Individual session ticket

    Delegates will receive:

    - Showbag of resource material

    - Certificate of Participation

    - Afternoon tea/refreshments

    - 10% off all books on the night

    Session 3 - 5th September 2019

    Kew Primary School

    Peel Street, Kew


    Reading Promotion

    ► New books to Share: 10 books in 10 minutes

    ► Panel of practitioners- Reading Promotion Ideas

    ► Jess McGeachin, Penguin Random House, discussing his new picture book Fly!

    ► Other guest TBC

    ► The Kids' Bookshop in attendance


    For more information please download the series leaflet.



    • 31 Oct 2019
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • The Dream Factory- Level 2, 90 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray.
    Register



    Session 4

    Date: 30/10/2019

    Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

    Location: The Dream Factory

    Level 2, 90 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray



    Cost:

    SLAV Members

    $45 (inc. GST) Individual session ticket

    Non Members

    $55 (inc. GST) Individual session ticket

    Delegates will receive:

    - Showbag of resource material

    - Certificate of Participation

    - Afternoon tea/refreshments

    - 10% off all books on the night


    Session 4 - 31st October 2019 

    The Dream Factory

    Level 2, 90 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray


    Graphic Novels

    ► New books to Share: 10 books in 10 minutes

    ► Topic: Graphic Novels

    ► Guest author or illustrator TBA

    ► The Kids' Bookshop in attendance


    For more information please download the series leaflet.



    • 29 Nov 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Marvel Stadium, Docklands
    • 120


    Reading / Literacy focus

    A full day conference

    Date: Friday November 29, 2019

    Time: 8:30 am - 3:30pm

    Location: Marvel Stadium, Docklands


    Cost:

    SLAV Members

    $280 (inc. GST)

    Non Members

    $380 (inc. GST)


    * Details to follow

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