All places at the SLANZA Otago Weekend School to be held in the first weekend of the July holidays have been filled and registrations are now closed.
Everyone who has registered should have been contacted by an Otago Committee member to have their registration confirmed and will receive more details regarding the weekend before the end of next week.
If you have any questions regarding the Weekend School, please contact Carole Gardiner (Secretary, SLANZA Otago) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SLANZA members are still welcome to attend the SLANZA 2014 AGM at King's High School, Dunedin at 12.15 on Saturday 5th July without registering for the Weekend School. If you would like to submit an apology for the AGM please send it to email@example.com.
The full programme for the Weekend School being held in Dunedin on the 4th-7th July is now available. Please ensure that you register using the online form before 27th June to guarantee your place.
We are very excited to announce that the 2014 SLANZA Otago Weekend School, incorporating the SLANZA 2014 AGM will be held at the beginning of July.
Please see below for details of speakers and presentations (and a couple of social events as well, of course!), and a link to the online registration form.
We need to receive your registration and payment by 27th of June so please don’t delay – mark the 5th to the 7th of July in your diaries now!
If you have any questions, please get in touch. We are very much looking forward to seeing you in July.
The first SLANZA Otago event for 2014 will be held at the Otago Girls' High School Library on April 2nd. Please mark this date in your diary and come along and join us for an afternoon with award winning NZ children's and young adult writer, Melinda Szymanik. For more details, please see our flyer.
Everybody is welcome - we look forward to seeing you there.
Please join us on Monday 16th December for the final SLANZA Otago get together for 2013. We will be starting with a visit to the Taieri College Library in Mosgiel, followed by lunch at Topiary Cafe. Full details are at https://www.smore.com/m68e. Please rsvp for the lunch booking before December 12th.
For those who can't make it to this event, the SLANZA Otago Committee wish you a
There will be one more SLANZA Otago professional development event for the year - a viewing of The Library of the Early Mind documentary and a pre-Christmas Pink Party at John McGlashan College Library on Thursday 14th November.
All the details can be found here.
This event will be of special interest to those in primary school libraries, but is also fascinating viewing for those who work with students of all ages.
Everyone is welcome - we look forward to seeing you there!
It was great to see Pam Garry's SLANZA Award and her own efforts to promote libraries and literacy recognised in this morning's Otago Daily Times:
Well done Pam.