Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV

Meeting place for SLAV Melbourne Eastern Metropolitan library professionals

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Maryanne Walker is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
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Rhondda Powling posted a blog post

Branch meeting: Makerspaces and libraries. 3rd Sept

Come and join us for an hour of interesting and lively discussion.The meeting will be run along the lines of a TeachMeet. These are meetings where educators share good practice, practical ideas and personal insights. Our meeting is about "making" in our library spaces. There will be several members who will give a short, sharp presentations and you will have a chance to ask them questions at the end of each.The venue is the Nunawading Library379 Whitehorse Rd, NunawadingDate: Thursday 3rd…See More
Aug 19
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Branch meeting & request from FYI editor

Hello SLAV Eastern Metro Branch MembersSpecial thanks to Anne Devenish and Camberwell Girls Grammar Principal, Debbie Dunwoody, for their kind hospitality for our branch meeting last week.  Thanks also to members who came along.  It's always good to catch up in person and exchange ideas.  We came away from the meeting inspired with design ideas from the recently refurbished CGGS and the 'In Conversation' discussion with Mark Greenwood.------------------Now a request from FYI Editor Fay…See More
Jun 18
Jennifer Cain posted a status
"Looking forward to connecting at Edutech Library Manager's Congress in Brisbane June 2-4. Anyone else attending?"
May 20
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Branch Meeting- Camberwell Girls Grammar - 4 June

Hello SLAV Eastern Metro Branch membersTerm 2 SLAV Branch meeting will be a special event thanks to the generosity of Anne Devenish and the Principal of Camberwell Girls Grammar.Date: Thursday, 4 June Time: 5.00 for 5.15 pm Venue: Senior Library, Camberwell Girls Grammar Hosted by: Anne Devenish, Head of Library Information Service Cost: Nil. This is a free event including …See More
May 18
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Resources from SLAV March Conference

Hello SLAV MembersForwarding this message from Cindy Tschernitz, Executive Officer SLAV.  This was an excellent conference with presentations from the following:Curriculum Update: Setting the scene - Dr David Howes VCAATeachers changing practice in their schools – implications for school libraries - Dr Rosemary Abbott - Loreto Mandeville Hall ToorakThe Information Experience: Introduction - Professor Christine Bruce, QUTPresentations are available to members, as Cindy explains…See More
May 12
Rhondda Powling posted a blog post

2015 Reading Matters - News

News from Adele WalshThere’s only four weeks until the 2015 Reading Matters conference at Arts Centre Melbourne.We have a fantastic program full of emerging and established writers, industry professionals and a diversity of formats and perspectives. You can read more about our young adult focused program: http://bit.ly/RMprogramWe have a range of exciting exclusives for our conference attendees:Presentations from four international writers…See More
Apr 29
Profile Iconcatriona hanna and Diana Kelly joined Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Apr 27
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

What Orientation Programs Did You Use This Year?

The Editor of "FYI" is urgently seeking contributions from members in relation to: "How did you provide orientation for new staff and students?"  This will be for the Consider this! section of the FYI Autumn 2015 issue. The great news is that you only need write about 150 words and if you have an image then this would be welcomed.For printing quality, images need to be at least 300dpi or 3mp.  Photos taken using phones do not have the quality required for printing. Contributions need to be…See More
Mar 19
Camilla Elliott commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Branch Meeting Report
"Thanks for organising this meeting and writing the report Julie.  Good meeting and an opportunity to catch up with other members. Cheers"
Mar 14
roxanne kelly-kobes is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Mar 13
Maree Martin commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Branch Meeting Report
"Thanks Julie for organising this meeting. It's always great to visit Dymocks and I thoroughly enjoyed Adele's chat. She was very informative. Maree Martin"
Mar 13
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

Branch Meeting Report

Our first meeting for 2015 was held last Thursday 5th March at the Ebony Quill Cafe next to Dymocks Camberwell. Over 20 people attended and Adele Walsh, who is the Program Coordinator for the Australian Centre for Youth Literature (ACYL), presented some excellent information about how she and the ACYL can support school libraries. In particular, she spoke about the INKY Awards and how the ACYL are looking for young judges as well as the ACYL’s Professional Development Program which is available…See More
Mar 13
Rhondda Powling posted photos
Mar 6
Jan Williams commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting - Thursday 5th March 2015
"Thanks Julie, see you there Jan"
Mar 2
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Access to SLAV 'Member's Only' resources

The SLAV website www.slav.org.au continues to develop and now includes a 'member's only' area.  This notice from Executive Officer, Cindy Tschernitz details how every member can set up their individual access to the 'member's only' area of the SLAV website.  --------------------Dear Eastern Branch member,SLAV membership includes the benefit of accessing resources specifically for members. These benefits include the journals FYI and Synergy,…See More
Feb 26

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Share your ideas for displays and activities 1 Reply

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Books worth reading 7 Replies

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Branch meeting: Makerspaces and libraries. 3rd Sept

Come and join us for an hour of interesting and lively discussion.

The meeting will be run along the lines of a TeachMeet. These are meetings where educators share good practice, practical ideas and personal insights. Our meeting is about "making" in our library spaces. 

There will be several members who will give a short, sharp presentations and you will have a chance to ask them questions at the end of each.

The venue is the…

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Posted by Rhondda Powling on August 19, 2015 at 21:54

Shift Alt Story as an online learning course - State Library Vic

The Centre for Youth Literature (CYL) at State Library Victoria presents a unique online course to engage with storytelling in the digital era.

This short online learning course for teachers and school library teams explores how digital platforms have transformed how…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on August 11, 2015 at 20:30

Branch meeting & request from FYI editor

Hello SLAV Eastern Metro Branch Members

Special thanks to Anne Devenish and Camberwell Girls Grammar Principal, Debbie Dunwoody, for their kind hospitality for our branch meeting last week.  Thanks also to members who came along.  It's always good to catch up in person and exchange ideas.  We came away from the meeting inspired with design ideas from the recently refurbished CGGS and the 'In Conversation' discussion with Mark Greenwood.

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Now a request…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on June 18, 2015 at 22:38

Branch Meeting- Camberwell Girls Grammar - 4 June

Hello SLAV Eastern Metro Branch members

Term 2 SLAV Branch meeting will be a special event thanks to the generosity of Anne Devenish and the Principal of Camberwell Girls Grammar.

Date: Thursday, 4 June

Time: 5.00 for 5.15 pm

Venue: Senior Library, Camberwell Girls Grammar

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on May 18, 2015 at 12:30

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