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Welcome to 2024!

GLAMR readers of ALIA SNGG and ALIA, join our #ALIASNGGBookClub (Facebook) Group for a summer journey into the Grishaverse with our January – February book – Six Of Crows by Leigh Bardugo.

Are you on Facebook? EOIs are open for ALIA Members interested in joining our ALIA SNGG Facebook team.

This year, we will have two new ALIASNGG QandA series. QandA 1 will be about Public Libraries. Let us know if you have a question about Public Libraries via our email.

Stay tuned to our monthly SNGG Newsletter for new ALIA Regional/Specialist and ALIA events.




Library Lovers Day

Celebrate Library Lovers Day on February 14th by exploring ALIA’s Library Lovers Day Resource Hub for a wide range of Library Lovers Day Theme Ideas and FREE Downloadable resources.


RSVP ALIA National Conference

Interested in joining ALIA at the National Conference in South Australia?

Date: May 6 -10th Time: 9am (AEST))


Standard Prices from 1 February 2024

Concession Member – $790   (Student or retiree members).

Day Member – $495

Day Non-Member – $660

RSVP Date: 29th April

May 8:

May 9:

Here from ALIA SNGG Facebook Social Media Coordinator Michelle Coxsen, Librarian TAFE NSW – How you can Support Yourself Through Changing Careers.

Time: 3pm – 3:25 pm

View the Program.

View the ALIA Event List for more ALIA National Conference  info


Building at sunset.

RSVP ALIA Library Technicians Symposium.

RSVP Date: 19th March


Wednesday, 20 March 2024
10:00 am to 5:00 pm AEDT
Event: Virtual (Online)
ALIA CPD Hours: 4


ALIA Mem $120, Non-Mem $150, Inst5 View $480, Inst10 View $960, Inst Unlim $1500

Here from:

  • Liz Walkley-Hall, Associate Director, Engagement and Scholarly
    Communications, Flinders University – Embracing the Library Revolution: Library Professionals in Times of Disruption.
  • Hayley Morton, City of Charles Sturt/City of West Torrens – Oh The Placs You Go, When You Don’t Say No.
  • Courtney Nolan-Mcleod, TAFE NSW and Caitlin Weber, Trinity Grammar
    School – Labelling The Library –
    Redesigning our Smallest Feature!
  • Renate Beiharz, Catalogue Content Manager, Education Services Australia – Revitalising Catalogue Data and Standards to Cultivate Respect.
  • Jane Lawn, Adelaide TAFE – VET Libraries in South Australia – Our History fromfirst 1980 Lib Tech conference to Today.
  • Julie Barkman and Jo-Ann Bathurst, TAFE NSW – Teaching in the VET Sector – Challenges, Change and Sustainability in VET.
  • Paula Kelly Paul, Teams Strategic and Operational Development, RAECO – The Green Mile
  • Elizabeth Wells, Uni SA – Bibliotherapy Program
  • Rob Thomson, Co-Convenor, ALIA (NSW) South Coast – Just Turn Up.

More ALIA Library Technicians Symposium information

Library and Information Week - Save The Date.

Save the date for Library and Information Service Week on 29th July – 4th August.

Theme: TBD


Six Of Crows characters (L-R) Inej Ghafah, Kaz Brekker and Jesper Fehey

Join #ALIASNGGBookClub (Facebook) Group for a Summer read of Six Of Crows by Leigh Bardugo this January – February!

Each week, discover new Six Of Crows questions that will discuss different themes, analysing characters and parts of the Six Of Crows story.

On Facebook?
Join our ALIASNGGBookClub to join the Six Of Crows conversation.

Share a photo of the Six Of Crows cover of the book, ebook or audiobook version you are reading.


Welcome to ALIA Island

ALIA Island (Tasmania) welcomed Nathan Hunkin & Shannon Mckinley as the new ALIA Island C0-Convenors.

RSVP to join ALIA VIC for a GLAMR Lunch at Carringbush Hotel, Abbotsford, Victoria on Saturday 13th January 2024 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEST).

Event Details:

Carringbush Hotel
228 Langridge Street
Abbotsford, VIC 3067
Accessibility: There is a step on entry to the Carringbush Hotel.
How To Get There:

Train: Collingwood or North Richmond Station

Bus: 246, 302, 303, 905, 906, 907, 908

Tram: 12, 109

View the Public Transport Victoria website for Train, Bus and Tram timetables.

RSVP:  To register to attend the ALIA Vic event.

#ALIAVIC #Networking

A picnic lunch with salt, pepper, sauce bottles and cutlery on a red a white spotted napkin.

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