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Welcome to the School Library Association

The School Library Association is committed to supporting everyone involved with school libraries, promoting high quality reading and learning opportunities for all.

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Introduction to the SLA in Spanish

La Asociación de las Bibliotecas Escolares (SLA), tiene su sede en el Reino Unido, aunque cuenta con socios en toda Europa, así como en el resto del mundo. Cualquier persona interesada en el fomento de estas bibliotecas puede afiliarse a nuestra asociación. Todos nuestros materiales están en inglés.

Facilitamos información a todos nuestros socios, así como cursos de capacitación y publicaciones y publicamos nuestra propia revista: "The School Librarian". Tenemos sucursales locales y regionales, situadas en Inglaterra y en Gales, y sucursales nacionales en Escocia, Irlanda del Norte y en la República de Irlanda. También hacemos campañas para el fomento de las bibliotecas escolares, y de sus bibliotecarios. En el 2004 instituímos el "Premio del Bibliotecario Escolar del Año" (SLA School Librarian of the Year Award), con el fin de promocionar las buenas prácticas, que existen en las bibliotecas escolares. Además, promocionamos estas bibliotecas, a través de una celebración anual llamada: "El día Internacional de la Biblioteca Escolar" (International School Library Day), que tiene lugar el primer lunes del mes de Octubre.

Nuestra Misión

  • Creemos con toda certeza, que cada alumno debe de tener acceso libre a una biblioteca escolar eficaz. La SLA, se compromete a apoyar a quien desee trabajar en las bibliotecas escolares, con el fin de fomentar la calidad de la lectura, ofreciendo de esta manera, las mismas oportunidades de aprender para todos.

Contestaremos a todas las solicitudes recibidas, en lengua inglesa, acerca de las bibliotecas escolares en Gran Bretaña.


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School Librarian of the Year 2017

Nominations for School Librarian of the Year close on 20th January - don't forget to get your nominations in on time!  Details for nomination are set out on the website.

Enter our Read80 competition!

Don't forget to enter our photographic competition Read80 for our 80th birthday in 2017 (#SLARead80). We want to celebrate reading for pleasure and the impact school libraries have with photographs that show people of any age celebrating the joy of reading. Entries have been extended until 31st January 2017 - open to all, members and non-members, young and not so young (adult!). Details...

reserve your place on our 2017 weekend course

The 2017 SLA weekend course Lightbulb Moments: Powered by Librarians – will be run in association with CILIP YLG. It will be held over 3 days from 23–25 June 2017 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire.

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SLA Newsfeed

Jan
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2017

Teaching Skills for School Library Staff

Derby, 8 March 2017

Jan
12
2017

Giving Children Books

SLA Blog post

Jan
10
2017

Central & East Berks branch meeting

SLA Blog post

Jan
9
2017

Hot off the press giveaway

SLA Reading Blog post

Jan
4
2017

Opening Doors: the School Library in a culturally diverse society

Ilford, Essex, 23 February 2017

 
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