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End of Year Branch Dinner - Buccatini's

SLAV members are invited to the Eastern Metropolitan Branch DinnerDate:  Wed, 9 NovemberTime: 5.30 pmVenue:  Bucatini Restaurant, 454 Maroondah Hwy, Mitcham, 3132This will be a collegial evening when we can catch up and exchange experiences on the state-of-play in our libraries.  The grapevine tells us that there is lots happening within the branch.  Can your branch colleagues be of support?  Would you like to share your successes?…See More
Nov 1
Julie Pagliaro posted a status
"What are you up to?"
Oct 6
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

How Did You Celebrate Book Week? - Short Contributions for FYI

The FYI Editor is seeking a few more contributions from SLAV members for the Consider this! section of the Spring issue of FYI.The topic is "How did your library/school celebrate Book Week and its theme of Australia: story country?"Contributions to be 100-150 words sent in the body of an email or as a word document. Photos are very welcome. To meet requirements for printing these need to be sent as a separate jpeg file, be of high resolution and at least 300dpi and 3MB (1500 x 2500 pixels) is…See More
Oct 6
Catherine Casey commented on Rhondda Powling's blog post If you like puzzles and crosswords, come along and code with SLAV members
"I would love to come, too. Catherine Casey"
Sep 2
Julie Pagliaro commented on Rhondda Powling's blog post If you like puzzles and crosswords, come along and code with SLAV members
"I would love to attend. Julie Pagliaro"
Aug 30
Kelly Nolan is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Aug 23
Rhondda Powling posted a blog post

If you like puzzles and crosswords, come along and code with SLAV members

Meeting Date: Thursday, September 8thVenue: Whitefriars College, 156 Park Road, Donvale, 3111.            The computer lab at WFC . (Try the new furniture – the library is still waiting))Time: 5pm -6pmRSVP: by Monday 5th Sept to rpowling@whitefriars.vic.edu.au   HANDS-ON Coding session. Come along and see how easy it is to run some coding sessions (as maker activities) in the libraryIIt will be an hour session digital and non-digital options. You can work in pairs/small groups). 1. Our WFC…See More
Aug 19
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

FYI Editor asks "What's in your Library that I wouldn't expect to find?"

Editor of FYI, Fay Pattison is seeking your input.  Can you please assist her with 100-150 words as per her message below.Thanks----------------------------I am seeking a few more contributions from SLAV members for the "Consider this!" section of the Winter issue of FYI.The topic is "What is in your library that I wouldn't expect to find?"Contributions to be 100-150 words sent in the body of an email or as a word document.  Photos are welcome.  These need to be sent as a jpeg file, be of high…See More
Jun 23
Cassandra Gorton is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Jun 6
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Branch meeting - 1 June - Feedback & Links

Great meeting on Wednesday. Thanks to members who came along. As always, sharing on-the-job experiences is always the valuable take-away from meeting as a Branch.  It's a bonus to the professional learning tied in with the event. AGM was held. Julie, Rhonda and myself (Camilla) are happy to continue as co-convenors and we had the opportunity to report back on SLAV's very healthy and hard working position. SLAV AGM was held last weekend and the Professional Learning Thinktank will be held on…See More
Jun 2
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Change of date: SLAV Eastern Meeting now Wed, 1 June.

Hello members.  Apologies for the change but unfortunately the date of the SLAV Eastern meeting must be changed.  It will now be held Wed, 1 June.Venue:  Mazenod College - O'Rourke Library,  5 Kernot Ave, MulgraveDate: Wed, 1 June 2016Time: 5pm -6pmRSVP: by Monday 9 May to celliott@mazenod.vic.edu.auTopic: Open (Free) Education Resources.  As many schools abandon textbooks for the option of creating their own 'inhouse' learning resources, it's timely to explore what's available and how to…See More
May 5
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

SLAV Eastern Branch Meeting - 11 May

Join us for Term 2 Meeting and Branch AGMTopic: Open (Free) Education Resources.  As many schools abandon textbooks for the option of creating their own 'inhouse' learning resources, it's timely to explore what's available and how to present them.What are OER (Open Education Resources), What's 'fit for school', What's the difference between 'free' and 'freemium'.  The range is huge but the quality varies.  Learning resources for science, maths and history through to coding clubs and makerspaces…See More
Apr 26
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

What does your Book Club do? - Short submission for "FYI" needed

The Editor of "FYI" is seeking short items of 100-150 words for the Consider this! section for the Autumn issue of FYI. The topic is "What does your Book Club do?"Your submission should be in a  word document or in the body of an email to fyi@slav.org.au by Wednesday 27 April.  RegardsJulie PagliaroSLAV Metro Eastern Branch Co-ConvenorSee More
Apr 20
Anne Whisken posted a blog post

17 May Literary Evening with Rosalie Ham author 'The dressmaker'

Literary Evening with Rosalie Ham, author of  'The Dressmaker' 17 May 7 - 9 pm.  Carey Baptist Grammar School, Barkers Rd Kew.  Book by 12 May $20 adults, $10 students.  http://www.trybooking.com/KTJR Your chance to dress in fabulous fifties fashion: prizes for men and women, boys and girls!See More
Apr 7
Anne Whisken posted a status
"Carey Literary Evening with Rosalie Ham, author of 'The Dressmaker' . 17 May 7 - 9 pm. Book by 12 May http://www.trybooking.com/KTJR"
Apr 7
Julie Pagliaro posted blog posts
Mar 11

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End of Year Branch Dinner - Buccatini's

SLAV members are invited to the Eastern Metropolitan Branch Dinner

Date:  Wed, 9 November

Time: 5.30 pm

Venue:  Bucatini Restaurant, 454 Maroondah Hwy, Mitcham, 3132

This will be a collegial evening when we can catch up and exchange experiences on the state-of-play in our libraries.  The grapevine tells us that there is lots happening within the branch.  Can your branch colleagues be of…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on November 1, 2016 at 20:04

How Did You Celebrate Book Week? - Short Contributions for FYI

The FYI Editor is seeking a few more contributions from SLAV members for the Consider this! section of the Spring issue of FYI.



The topic is "How did your library/school celebrate Book Week and its theme of Australia: story country?"



Contributions to be 100-150 words sent in the body of an email or as a word document. Photos are very welcome. To meet requirements for printing these need to be sent as a separate jpeg file, be of high resolution and at least 300dpi and 3MB… Continue

Posted by Julie Pagliaro on October 6, 2016 at 18:06

If you like puzzles and crosswords, come along and code with SLAV members

Meeting Date: Thursday, September 8th

Venue: Whitefriars College, 156 Park Road, Donvale, 3111.

            The computer lab at WFC . (Try the new furniture – the library is still waiting))

Time: 5pm…

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Posted by Rhondda Powling on August 19, 2016 at 16:10 — 2 Comments

FYI Editor asks "What's in your Library that I wouldn't expect to find?"

Editor of FYI, Fay Pattison is seeking your input.  Can you please assist her with 100-150 words as per her message below.

Thanks

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I am seeking a few more contributions from SLAV members for the "Consider this!" section of the Winter issue of FYI.

The topic is "What is in your library that I wouldn't expect to find?"

Contributions to be 100-150 words sent in the body of an email or as a word document.  Photos are welcome.  These…

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Posted by Camilla Elliott on June 23, 2016 at 12:17

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