Fri, 05 Nov|
Perspectives - LOAD 2021
Join us for a day of inspiration and networking to discover how your library makes an impact on the literacy of students.
Time & Location
05 Nov 2021, 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Floreat, 99 The Blvd, Floreat WA 6014, Australia
About the Event
We have secured a great line-up of speakers presenting a broad range of perspectives on school libraries and the importance of reading.
Jim Bell, Deputy Director General of Education - opening speaker providing the DoE vision on the role of school libraries.
Fiona Walker, Head of Literacy, DoE - how school libraries can support the curriculum.
Lee Woodcock, Principal, Rostrata Primary School providing his view on the important contribution a school library can make to student outcomes.
Stewart Farley, Youth Services Librarian, Grove Library - age appropriateness of titles, and how your local library can support your school and families.
James Layton, Larrikin House Publishing - giving an insight into the world of publishing.
Michelle Murphy, Graphic Novel Specialist, Westbooks - how to choose graphic novels suited to your clientele.
Helen Milroy, Indigenous author and consultant psychiatrist. Helen is passionate about libraries and promoting reading including Indigenous storytelling and the associated benefits to children.
Presentation of the LIFT Library Officer Excellence Awards
Suppliers will be present to showcase products, and to answer your questions.