SLA 2007-08 - A Year In PicturesPresentation Transcript
2008 A year in pictures
Our weekend course in Nottingham, June 2007 – remember all the cake?
And the speakers . . .
Not forgetting – yourselves!
A serious moment - the AGM
Yes – they ’ re still eating cake!
Aidan Chambers helped us celebrate our birthday in style with . . . . cake
Lourense Das brought congratulations from ENSIL
The victorious team for the Libs ’ Lit Quiz
And in July, the world final of the Kids ’ Lit Quiz in Oxford
International School Library Day was celebrated on the first Monday in October
The SLA created new online resources, posters and bookmarks
Many of us were involved in the UK rounds of the Kids’ Lit Quiz in the Autumn
The School Librarian celebrated our 70 th birthday with specially designed covers from Korky Paul, Michael Foreman and Chris Riddell
Your Chief Executive was amazed and honoured to be on the Queen’s New Years Honours List
Buckingham Palace February 2008
Showing her OBE to anyone who’ll look at it!
At their February meeting the SLA Executive Committee decided to establish a link with the Nepalese School Library Association, sponsoring their membership of IASL. Sharada Siwakoti is our contact with them
Sharada outside her school
Sharada ’ s school library
SLA is providing online resources for school libraries and many members are using NYR to support lots of reading activities in school
Since last June we have published 5 new Guidelines and 3 Riveting Reads including 2 specially commissioned by the DCSF to support book gifting projects in England. Fantasy Fiction by SLA Scotland is launched at this weekend
May 2008 - the SLA School Librarian of the Year Award
The Awards were presented by special guest Philip Reeve