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Books, budgets and whānau connections

Date: Thursday 30 June 2022, 9:30am to 10:30am
Cost: Free
Location: Online — Zoom
Contact details: miriam.tuohy@dia.govt.nz
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At this meeting, we'll look at assessing your library collection, share ways you can connect your library with parents and whānau, and we'll answer your burning questions about budgets. Make sure you've already joined our community so we can send you a Zoom invite!

Who this meeting is for

Staff who are new to a role within the school library, such as:

  • school librarians
  • library assistants
  • teachers with library responsibility
  • anyone providing school library services to students and staff.

Join our online learning community first

You first need to join our online learning community so we have your email address to send your Zoom invite.

What we'll be doing

In this meeting, we'll:

  • explore how to know what's hot and what's not, and how to find the gaps in your collection
  • talk about budgets — keeping track of spending, and any questions you have about library finance
  • chat about how you can connect parents and whānau with what's happening in your library.

Getting ready for this meeting

Get ready to Zoom!

If you're a new user, read joining a meeting.

You may also want to join the meeting a few minutes early (from 9.15am) to check your tech — make sure your microphone, speakers and webcam are ready to go.

Bring things to share

We'd love to hear how things are going in your library. There will be time to share any successes you’ve had, whether big or small!

If you’ve taken photos you’d like to show everyone, please email them to Anne Dickson at anne.dickson@dia.govt.nz by 5pm Tuesday 28 June. Don't forget you can also post photos, questions and successes in our online community.

Find out more

For more information about this meeting, email Miriam Tuohy at miriam.tuohy@dia.govt.nz.

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