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Welcome to the SLANSW website.

This is the website for the School Library Association of NSW. A place to find and share information about school librarianship and opportunities to network with members and colleagues.

EduTECH: Australasia’s largest education technology event

Event details: 3rd – 5th June 2014
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia

Recent News & Events

LARK meeting announcement

The MANTLE Conference is the annual professional conference of all teacher librarians in the Newcastle, Maitland, Taree, Lake Macquarie and Central Coast districts.

WATL and Syba Academy present this workshop in Dubbo. SLANSW is proud to support our regional members with $100 subsidy when registering.

Teacher Librarian Sydney North Area Annual Conference: Now is the Time!

The Children's Book Council of Australia National Conference will be held in Canberra between 16 - 18 May following the theme of Discovering National Treasures

Our first PL Day for the Three R's is now open for registration. It will be held at Queanbeyan High School on Friday 30 May 2014.

The Flat Connections Conference is a unique international event that includes students and educators to envision the future of education and of learning communities as they use leading technology tools such as wikis, blogs, social networking and digital storytelling. This year it is at SHORE School, Sydney.

The International Library Symposium, in conjunction with the School Library Association of Queensland, will feature an impressive range of nationally and internationally recognised library and literary figures. With the theme Embracing New Landscapes delegates are certain to be inspired, engaged and entertained by some of the most distinguished thinkers and commentators in Australia and beyond.

Going to Edutech? Be sure to use this code to register for your SLANSW discount!

The Children's Book Council of Australia today announced their list of the best Australian children's books published in 2013. Congratulations to all CBCA Shortlisted authors and publishers!