The Queensland School Library Association Inc. (QSLA) is committed to advocating for school libraries and emphasising their critical role within education. The work of the library staff goes far beyond just books. Library staff are vital to the development of students as lifelong learners.

Through the objectives of advocacy, communication, professional development and partnerships, QSLA aims to enhance and develop professional knowledge and skills amongst Queensland library staff and advocate the critical role these professionals play within the education sector.


QSLA Membership

Don't forget to renew your membership. If you require an invoice to generate payment, or if you are unsure of your membership status, please contact our Secretariat, Angie, via email.
Please kindly note that the password for the members section of our website will be changed this month prior to the 2017 AGM. 

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BILBY - Children's Choice Awards
VOTING is now open - Invite children to vote for the "Books I Love Best yearly"

The CBCA QLD Branch are again offering children the chance to have their say about what is the best book to read in 2017. Involving a child in their own award is one of the best ways to encourage them to read. Voting is open until September 15 2017 .  Click here for voting information.


QSLA has negotiated a 10% EduTECH discount on any of the EduTECH congress sessions or masterclasses!

Use discount code ‘QSLA10’ to save on your EduTECH tickets.

EduTECH offers a dedicated congress for ALL librarians.  Find out who’s speaking and see the full agenda here


The Narelle Oliver Lecture: 

‘Books: The Possibilities for Change'

What happens when we read? What can books do for us? Libby Gleeson will look at what is happening to your brain as you read. The neurological sciences are discovering new understandings of the fascinating process that goes on as we take a story from the page. And what of the process for the writer?

Date and time:  Thursday 15 June, 6:30-8:30 pm
Venue:  St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School, Corinda
Cost: $25 for members of Book Links/QWC/CBCA, $30 for non-members
Bookings online:  https://www.trybooking.com/QDQQ

Book Links Special Event

Date & Time: Sunday 4 June 1:30-2:30 pm followed by book signing until 3:00 pm
Venue:  State Library of Qld
Cost: $20 for members of Book Links, $25 for non-members.

Book Links’ Patron Jackie French will give a talk on the following topic - The Women History Hides: untold heroism, and a few scandals too. Find out more about her recent adult novel Miss Lily’s Lovely Ladies.

Bookings online: https://www.trybooking.com/PSZL


Narelle Oliver Memorial Library - Bhutan

To find out more information about this great cause, click here.



SAVE THE DATE

 

  • Readers Cup Regional Competitions throughout Term http://readerscup.org.au/   
  • Future Libraries Conference - Friday 13th October.  Further details will be available soon.