Forthcoming Events ..

Events

 

THE KIDS' BOOKSHOP in partnership with the SCHOOL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA (SLAV)

are thrilled to present a Professional Development programme in 2017   

Readers,  Stories, Literacy - A forum for learning and discussion

A Professional Development series offering news, views and strategies for motivating your readers with books and stories to provide positive literacy outcomes

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    21st September (Primary/Secondary)

Venue: Albert Park College Library 

  • New books to Share
  • Language – Yes, you can select novels rich with language and complex themes and enhance language development AND engage readers! (Laura Gordon)
  • Guest author:  Paul Jennings

 

    19th October (Primary/Secondary)

Abbotsford Convent Community Room

  • New Books to share (The Kids' Bookshop)
  • Language and Literacy – the importance of non-fiction books in an online world (Maryann Ballantyne, Publisher Black Dog Books)
  • Selecting books for awards and graduation (for both primary and secondary students)  (The Kids' Bookshop)
  • Guest authors: Carol Wilkinson, Ten Pound Pom PLUS two additional guests for our grand finale! 

 

DETAILS:

TIME:    4 30pm – 6 30pm

**Please note that the event on the 19th of October will conclude with a glass of champagne at 7 30pm

COST:    $55         Individual session ticket

         

SLAV Members

              $49         Individual session ticket

            

DELEGATES WILL RECEIVE

  • Showbag of resource material
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Afternoon tea/refreshments
  • 10% off all books on the night

 

REGISTRATION DETAILS

OPTION A

REGISTRATION and PAYMENT BY INVOICE or

  • Send your name and details (and those of other interested staff members) to events@thekidsbookshop.com.au
  • Please let us know which event/s you will be attending by indicating the date of the session/s or if you will be attending the ‘series’.
  • Please indicate if you are a SLAV member or not be including your Membership number
  • We will email you an invoice for payment.
  • Please note that it is fine to share a ‘series’ ticket with colleagues though this would allow one person only to attend each session.

    If multiple staff wish to attend, then multiple tickets should be purchased. 

 

OPTION B

EFT Transfer

  • Send your name and details (and those of other interested staff members) to events@thekidsbookshop.com.au
  • Please let us know which event/s you will be attending by indicating the date of the session/s or if you will be attending the ‘series’.
  • Please indicate if you are a SLAV member or not be including your Membership number
  • We will send you an invoice with our bank details included for EFT Transfer
  • Please note that it is fine to share a ‘series’ ticket with colleagues though this would allow one person only to attend each session.

    If multiple staff wish to attend, then multiple tickets should be purchased. 

 
OPTION C

Payment by Credit Card

  • Please call The Kids’ Bookshop on 03 5472 3637 to register your details (including those of other staff members attending) and we will take your payment over the phone. Please have your SLAV membership number handy if you are a SLAV member.

 


 

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 Christmas in October 2017

 

 

Every year we kick off Christmas with a 'not-to-be-missed' event for parents, grandparents, teachers, librarians and anybody interested in children’s books and literacy at The Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne. 

It is a celebratory event with guest authors and illustrators including in 2017, Alison Lester, Sally Rippin, Graeme Base, Marc Martin, The Listies, Robert Newton, Kim Kane, Renee Treml, Allison Colpoys and Davina Bell.

There will be champagne, cheese, showbags and plenty of time to chat to our guest authors and illustrators. 

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased HERE

We look forward to sharing a wonderful evening with you!

When: October 26th 2017

Time:   6 00pm - 9 00pm

Venue: Abbotsford Convent

            1 St Heliers St, 

            Abbotsford, VIC, 3067

 

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SLAV CONFERENCE

Choose, Read Succeed: Partnerships of Practice.

24 November , 2017