Seminars

Information about seminars for NSW public library staff.

Early Literacy in Focus

Monday 5 November 2018

State Library of NSW

9.15 am - 4 pm

Launching the Early Literacy Framework for NSW public libraries with presentations by the researchers:

  • Early literacy and NSW public libraries: A research-based and practice-informed framework - Dr Emilia Djonov
  • Children's literature as a gateway to reading - A/ Prof. Jane Torr
  • Storytime as a journey towards literacy: the role of space - Dr Maree Stenglin
  • Designing and evaluating your early literacy sessions using the framework: a context-sensitive approach

    Bookings via Eventbrite


    Seniors in Focus

    Friday 16 November 2018

    State Library of NSW

    9 am – 4 pm 

    A seminar for NSW public library staff working with older people in their communities.

    Presenters include:

    • Aloma Fennell (National Older Women's Network)
    • Wendy Francis Holdsworth (My Aged Care)
    • Shelly Harpur (NSW Elderabuse Helpline and Resource Unit)
    • Jun Moll (Financial Information Service)
    • Catherine Bryant (Find Legal Answers)
    • Andrea Curr (Drug Info)
    • Jo Henwood (Storytelling for older people)
    • Library snapshots (Woollahra, Lithgow, Campbelltown, Camden, Randwick)

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    Readers' Advisory Seminar

    Every year the NSW Readers' Advisory committee, with the support of the State Library of NSW, organises a seminar to bring resources, information and tools to public library staff.

    The next seminar will be held on Wednesday 20 March 2019.

    Visit the Readers' Advisory Services wiki for more information.


    Reference @ the Metcalfe

    This seminar is presented as a partnership between the NSW reference and information services working group and the State Library of NSW. The seminar is for NSW public library staff, and provides information and ideas which people can take back to their library. 

    Visit the Reference and Information Services wiki for more information.