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What's on at the SLA this week...

22 November 2021 Share

Your weekly roundup of all the exciting events not to be missed this week

Tuesday 23rd November, 7pm - 8.15pm

Meet the Creator Christmas Special 

Join Bev Humphrey for this Christmas Special where she will chat to Billy Dunne, Juno Dawson, Emily Critchley and more about their new festive reads! With one book from each age category, the creators will take part in a Q&A with Bev, starting with a reading from their book. FREE to members!

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Thursday 25th November, 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Wellbeing Through Reading Demo

Discover the innovative digital platform that will help you measure, monitor and improve both reading and wellbeing in your school. This FREE session gives you the chance to see the software in action and ask questions you may have. 

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Thursday 25th November, 7pm - 8pm

Information Book Award Presentation Evening

It's almost time to crown the winners of our 2021 Information Book Award - and you're invited! Grab your FREE ticket and be the first to find out which terrific titles from this year's shortlist have won the Judges' Choice and the Children's Choice Awards, plus we will also be announcing the winner of the Hachette Children's Book Group Outstanding Contribution to Information Books. Hosted by author Rashmi Sirdeshpande, this is an evening you won't want to miss!

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Plus, get your applications in for these job opportunities...

Library Assistant - St George's School, Edinburgh (closes 25th Nov)

Junior School Librarian - Highgate Junior School, Highgate (closes 25th Nov)

Library/Administration Assistant - Ripon Grammar School, Ripon (closes 26th Nov)


And remember, coming up next week...


Tuesday 30th November, 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Time to... Write an Annual Report (or start one, anyway!)

Writing an annual report can feel time-consuming and unrewarding. But, done right, it could help your school library thrive. Join this FREE session to reflect on the term, make a start on your report, and learn why they're worth investing the time in.

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Thursday 2nd December

National Grief Awareness Week

National Grief Awareness Week aims to raise awareness of the impact of grief for all ages and to normalise conversations about it. Visit their website to learn more and explore their downloadable resources to help you support the campaign: www.thegoodgrieftrust.org/ngaw


And remember, these job opportunities are closing soon...

School Librarian & Literacy Co-Ordinator - The Hart School, Rugeley (closes 30th Nov)