Forthcoming Events ..

Events

 

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Official Bookseller at:

CBCA Clayton's Night 2018

March 20th 6 00pm - 9 30pm

Trinity Grammar School

40 Charles St

Kew

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Celebrating Australian Picture Books

With award winning authors and illustrators, Jane Godwin, Anna Walker, Andy Joyner and Gus Gordon

April 19th, 2018

7 00pm - 9 00pm

Trinity Grammar School Library

40 Charles St, Kew VIC 3101

Bookings can be made HERE

If you love picture books, you won't want to miss our 'Celebration of Australian Picture Books event featuring award-winning picture book creators: Jane Godwin, Anna Walker, Gus Gordon and Andy Joyner  who will chat about their books (in particular their brand newbies), share secrets about their working life and the importance of beautiful picture books for our kids.
 
Join us for a glass of champagne as we celebrate the joy of beautiful picture books with some of the very best in the business. 
 
Please note that a confirmation email detailing parking options and directions to the library will be sent prior to the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

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SLAV  Reading Forum Series for 2018 

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

A Professional Development series offering news, views and strategies

 

1st March (Primary focus but all welcome) 

Melbourne Grammar School

Lecture Theatre

355 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Primary Showcase

  • Publishers will have 5 minutes to brief us on all of the wonderful primary titles they are publishing in 2018. Confirmed Allen & Unwin, Penguin Random House, Ford Street, Bonnier Publishing and more to follow!
  • Special guest Jane Godwin and Anna Walker will discuss their new March publication Go Go and the Silver Shoes.

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10th May (Secondary focus but all welcome)

Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School - Senior Library

Ground floor of the Cooerwull Centre, Noel Street, Ivanhoe

  • New Books to Share
  • Panel of practitioners – Sharing Promotional activities, book clubs and competitions

Kate DiCamillo said  “Reading should not be presented to children as a chore or duty.”

The panel will address strategies that instil a sense of fun and support engagement.

  • Inside a Dog website update - SLV
  • Guest Author TBA

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6th September (Primary and Secondary) 

Venue: Kew primary school

 Peel Street, Kew

  • New books to Share
  • Panel of practitioners – Genrification

Professor Stephen Krashen tells us “If more access leads to more reading, and if more reading lds to better reading, writing, spelling, grammar, and a larger vocabulary, this means that the first step any literacy campaign needs to take is to make sure children have access to plenty of books”

How do we best facilitate this in how we organise collections?

  • Guest author TBA

 

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1st November (Primary and Secondary)

SLAV HQ - Dream Factory,

90 Maribynong Street, Footscray

  • New books to Share
  • Topic: Recent reading research from here and overseas. Join the discussion and the end of year celebratory vibe
  • Guest author TBA

 DETAILS:

TIME:      4 30pm – 6 30pm

COST:     

NON SLAV Members:

$55        Individual session ticket

$220      Series ticket

SLAV Members

$45        Individual session ticket

$180      Series ticket

DELEGATES WILL RECEIVE

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

REGISTER YOUR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST NOW:

Send your name and details (and those of other interested staff members) to secretariat@slav.org.au /  or go to slav.org.au for online registration

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE WILL ALSO BE THE OFFICIAL BOOKSELLER AT THE SLAV CONFERENCES IN JUNE AND NOVEMBER 2018

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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