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Learning and support for new school library staff — 2021

A series of events: Tuesday 26 January 2021 to Friday 3 December 2021

Attend regular Zoom meetings, build your skills, receive support from National Library experts, and connect with other library people.

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Register: Learning and support for new school library staff

Tuesday 26 January 2021 to Friday 3 December 2021

Online

New to your school library? Register anytime during the year to join our online learning community. You'll attend regular Zoom meetings, build your skills, receive support from National Library experts, and connect with other library people.

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Welcome: Let's get started!

Thursday 25 February 2021, 2pm to 3pm

Online — Zoom

At this first meeting, we'll introduce ourselves, set the scene for our learning community, and share resources and ideas to help you get started in your new role. Make sure you've already joined our community so we can send you a Zoom invite!

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Connect with your local colleagues

Monday 29 March 2021, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Online — Zoom

At this meeting, you’ll make connections with school library people and support in your area. We’ll share more resources and ideas to help you in your new role. Make sure you've already joined our community so we can send you a Zoom invite!

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Running your school library

Thursday 27 May 2021, 2pm to 3pm

Online — Zoom

At this meeting, you'll learn more about running a school library. We’ll share more resources and ideas to help you in your new role. Make sure you've already joined our community so we can send you a Zoom invite!

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Find and share great books, and celebrate reading

Monday 28 June 2021, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Online — Zoom

Share tips for finding great books to borrow or buy, and ideas to connect parents and whānau with what's happening in your library. Make sure you've already joined our community so we can send you a Zoom invite!

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Stocktakes and summer reading

Thursday 19 August 2021, 2pm to 3pm

Online — Zoom

Get a head start on plans for stocktaking and summer reading. Find out how to make connections with your local public library. Make sure you've already joined our community, so we can send you a Zoom invite!

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Weeding, reading print vs digital, annual reports

Monday 20 September 2021, 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Online — Zoom

Learn about reading in print and digital formats, weeding your collection, and some ways you can share the story of your first year in the library. Make sure you've already joined our community, so we can send you a Zoom invite!

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End-of-year library tasks — reflect, plan, celebrate!

Thursday 11 November 2021, 2pm to 3pm

Online — Zoom

It's almost the end of the 2021 school year, so we'll reflect and look at more end-of-year tasks and do some early planning for 2022. We'll also share fun ways to engage readers and celebrate your library helpers.