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Library Connect: TeachMeet, Wagga Wagga

A TeachMeet for educators in Wagga Wagga

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During 2015 SLANSW is promoting partnerships between local libraries and school libraries. Library Connect is a TeachMeet that aims to connect local library collections and Librarians to schools. Come along and see presentations by locals, Megan Perry from the State Library of New South Wales and Michelle Jensen, President of the School Library Association  of New South Wales.

If you are able to give a 7minute or 2 minute presentation please obtain a presenters ticket.

Inspired by "FAIR stands for Freedom of Access to Information and Resources

  We're campaigning for a fair, open, democratic society where information belongs to everyone.     Social equity and strong communities   Library and information professionals strive for a society where everyone has the opportunity to participate; where everyone can read, learn and succeed in their chosen endeavour. We respect and celebrate diversity, providing safe, neutral spaces where everyone is equally welcome. We promote freedom of access to information and ideas by connecting people with knowledge, facts and creative works. Libraries help build stronger, more resilient and sustainable economies and communities.   Literacy and lifelong learning   Libraries provide opportunities for informal learning. We support literacy – not only reading and writing, but also information literacy and digital literacy. Libraries operate in primary, secondary and tertiary education settings; through public libraries, they also enable people to return to study in later life, often providing pathways into formal learning and qualifications."   We look forward to seeing you on Saturday 7th March 2015 at 1pm.

When: Sat, 7 March 2015 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Where: Wagga Wagga City Library, cnr Baylis and Morrow Street, NSW, 2650, Australia

Type: Workshop

Contact: Michelle Jensen

Phone: 0409 563 736

Facilities: Library