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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.

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Perspectives - LOAD 2021

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.

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