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Introduction to the SLA in Scottish Gaelic

Tha Comunn Leabharlainn na Sgoile (an SLA) stèidhichte ann am Breatainn ged a tha buill a’ Chomuinn bho air feadh na Roinn Eòrpa agus fiù bho air feadh an t-saoghail. Tha ballrachd fosgailte do neach sam bith aig a bheil ùidh ann a bhi a’ leasachadh leabharlainn sgoile. Tha na stuthan againn ann am Beurla a-mhàin.

Tha sinn a’ tabhann taic do bhuill, cùrsaichean-treanaidh agus a’ clo-bhualadh an iris againn, The School Librarian. Tha ionadan againn ann an Sasainn agus anns a’ Chuimrigh a thuilleadh air ionadan Nàiseanta ann an Alba, an Èirinn a Tuath agus ann am Poblach na h-Èirinn. Tha sinn a’ strì a chùm piseach a thoirt air na leabharlainn anns na sgoiltean agus na daoine a tha ag obair annta. Anns a’ bhliadhna 2004, stèidhich sinn an duais Leabharlainniche Sgoile na Bliadhna airson aithne a thoirt don mhòr-shluagh air an deagh obair a tha a’ tachairt anns na leabharlainn a th’ anns na sgoiltean. Tha sinn cuideachd a’togail inbhe nan leabharlainn air a’ chiad Diluain dhen Dàmhair nuair a tha sinn a’ cumail Latha Eadar-nàiseanta nan Leabharlainn.

‘S ann air an seo a tha sinn ag amas:

  • Tha sinn a’ creidsinn gu bheil a h-uile sgoilear airidh air deagh ghoireasan leabharlainn anns an sgoil aca. Tha an SLA ag obair gu cruaidh airson gach neach co-cheangailte ri leabharlann sgoile a chuideachadh, a’ strì gus ìre àrd ann an leughadh a choileanadh agus cothroman ionnsachaidh a thoirt do gach neach.

Tha sinn ro-thoilichte ceistean a fhreagairt anns a’ Bheurla mu leabharlainn ann am Breatainn.

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