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Welcome to March. This month we begin our latest #ALIASNGGBookClub March – April book with ‘Before The Coffee Gets Cold: Tales From The Cafe’ by Toshikazu Kawaguchi.  Catch up on the latest ALIA SNGG, ALIA, ALIA Specialist/Regional Group Event News.

Join our ALIA SNGG Social Media Team!

EOIs open for our Facebook, Instagram and WordPress Blog teams. Complete the ALIA Students and New Graduates Group Application Form to join!

CSU Sydney State Library NSW meet up at the Library Bar.

RSVP by March 19th

Join CSU Sydney at the State Library NSW, Library Bar on March 20th at 6pm.

RSVP to by March 19.
Address: 1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney, NSW 2000

ALIA Board Elections - It's time to vote!

A board of people.

Now is the time to make your vote count in the ALIA Board Election 2024. Help ALIA elect a new Institutional Director and 3 General Directors to the ALIA Board.

Explore the bio’s for all 12 ALIA Board Election candidates to see:

  • What they would like to accomplish on the ALIA Board?
  • What skills and experience they can bring to support student and graduate ALIA Members?

Voting via CorpVote closes on 5th April at 5pm AEST.

RSVP for ALIA Library Technicians Symposium 2024

#RSVP Date: 19th March

Theme for 2024 : Embrace the library revolution. 

  • Revitalise our professional practice and services.
  • Review our commitment and impact to the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Reposition and promote our value in the broader contextual environment.

Event Details: 20th March

Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm AEDT

Cost: ALIA Mem $120, Non-Mem $150,

ALIA CPD Hours: 4

Visit the ALIA Event Listing link to Register for the ALIA Library Technicians Symposium  event


Volunteer at the ALIA National Conference

Expression of interest open for current ALIA Personal Member to volunteer at the ALIA National Conference. Volunteer positions are available to Students, New Graduates, and Members of ALIA Groups.

  • Volunteers are required to attend a training and induction on Monday 6th May 2024, at the Adelaide Convention Centre
  • Volunteers receive complimentary registration to the full ALIA National Conference (excluding conference dinner), and a certificate. Hours can be logged for ALIA CPD.
  • You will be responsible for your own travel and transport to the conference venue and accommodation.

Complete the Volunteer Expression of Interest Form to register


Register to join the 2024 ALIA National Conference 

#RSVP Date 29th April

Date of Conference: Monday 6 May – Friday 10 May

Location: Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide SA


Consession Member (Student or retiree members) $790

Day Member  $495 | Day Non-Member $660

ALIA CPD Hours: 16.50

Registrations close on 29 April 2024.

Visit the ALIA Event Listing to register for the ALIA National Conference 

Building at sunset.

Register to join ALIA on National Simultaneous Storytime reading of Bowerbird Blues by author Aura Parker.

Date: Wednesday, 22nd May

Time: 12pm – 1 pm

ALIA Gold Coast Group

Miami Marketta

Save the date to join ALIA Gold Coast for a Meet up event at Miami Marketta on March 22nd.

Bendigo Gallery

RSVP to join ALIA Vic GLAMRous Bendigo Tour!

#RSVPDate 1st April

Join ALIA VIC on Saturday, 6th April.

Tour of the Golden Dragon Museum aka the Chinese Museum, Bendigo Library and Bendigo Art Gallery.

Cost: Golden Dragon Museum: Group Concession $12

*BYO money to buy lunch


Network at ALIA West Icebreaker event!

#RSVPDate March 13th

Are you an #ALIAMember, student or graduate searhing for a networking event in WA?

Join the ALIAWA group for a networking event on Thursday, March 14th at State Library Western Australia.

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:45pm (AWST)


Great Southern Room
State Library of Western Australia
25 Francis Street

Accessability: Take the lift to the Great Southern Room is on the 3rd floor and 2 flights of stairs.

State Library of Western Australia – Getting To The Library

Visit Transperth Journey Planner for public transport details.

 Cost: ALIA Member/ Student/Retirees $10 | Non-member of ALIA $15

Register your place t the ALIA West Icebreaker link


Are you interested in joining the NGAC Committee?

EOIs are open till Friday, 22nd March, 2024. See the NGAC page for PD information.

Keep an eye on our ALIA Students and New Graduates Group Monthly newsletter and site for more AIA SNGG, ALIA and ALIA Specialist/Regional Group news. Or visit the ALIA Events Listing Page.


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