Welcome to August’s newsletter! 

Check out the monthly newsletter for updates on what we’re up to online and in your state. 

πŸ“Œ New book for National Simultaneous Storytime 2023.

National Simultaneous Storytime 2023 book The Speedy Sloth. Written by Rebecca Young and Illustrated by Heath Mckenzie.

This month ALIA announced that The Speedy Sloth, written by Rebecca Young and Illustrated by Heath Mckenzie, would be the chosen book for National Simultaneous Storytime on the 24th of May 2023. πŸ“…

πŸ“ŒSave the date for New Libraries Symposium 2023 update!

Save the date for NLSX 2023

Registration is open to join the New Librarians Symposium 2023 Event.

The ALIA NLSX theme is eXchange, eXplore, eXpand.

When: Saturday, 29th of July 2023.

Where: Online

Time: 9:00 am – 5:00pm (AEST)

Cost: TBA

Visit the ALIA Event Listing page for more information on NLSX2023

ALIA NGAC August 2022 Updates

πŸ“Œ ALIA NGAC Call Out!

The ALIA New Generations Advisory Group are searching for new NGAC members to join their team!

Why join #NGAC as a member?

NGAC membership provides exciting opportunities to:

  • Learn what an advisory committee does.
  • Actively participate in professional development activities.
  • Grow your professional learning network.
  • Engage in leadership and collaboration to enact change.
  • Develop teamwork skills with like-minded peers.
  • Develop project management, leadership, research, social media and online community development skills.
  • Develop graphic design and writing skills for the ALIA Board, publications and the web

Are you interested in applying?

πŸ“Œ Email NGAC at aliangac@gmail.com by the 12th of September and attach a copy of your resume with a cover letter highlighting the selection criteria.  For more information, view the NGAC post on WordPress.

πŸ“Œ#AusLibChat LGBTQIA+ Inclusion – August 2022

ALIA NGAC and ALIA RAINBOW August AusLibChat on LGBTQIA+ Inclusion

This August, ALIA NGAC collaborated with ALIA Rainbow for #AusLibChat on LGBTQIA+ Inclusion.

πŸ“ŒVisit ALIA NGAC on Wakelet to catch up on the Twitter chat.

πŸ“ŒGet Engaged with ALIA Students and New Graduates Group.

ALIA Members ALIA SNGG is searching for new members to join the ALIA SNGG team as Social Media Coordinators. 

ALIA SNGG Social media channels looking for new team members on:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • ALIA SNGG WordPress Blog

πŸ“Œ If you are keen to be a part of a fun team and build up your social media skills, send us an email to: alianewgraduatesgroup@gmail.com with a summary about yourself, why you would like to volunteer and what channel you are interested in joining.


πŸ“ŒThe ALIASNGG Book Club is back for 2022! πŸ“š

Last month the ALIA SNGG Book Club started reading Persuasion by Jane Austen.

πŸ“š Join the ALIA SNGG Book Club on Facebook to find a place to network with studying, new & existing Biblarians*.

*Biblarian = Librarians who love to read books!

#ALIASNGGBookClub #Facebook #ALIAStudentsandNewGraduatesGroup #ALIASNGG

πŸ“Œ It’s ALIA QLD Trivia Night Time!

Tonight ALIA QLD has their Annual Trivia Night Event at the Queensland Cricketers’ Club. The Trivia Night theme is We are Family.



Catch up with ALIA South Coast on A Date with Dublin.

Meet Margie Kirkness, Manager of Shellharbour City Library and Museum, for a talk and presentation on her time at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress Dublin 2022.

When: Thursday, 25th of August 2022

Where: The Lab at Wollongong Library,

Level 1, 41 Burelli Street, Wollongong

Cost: FREE event.

Event Registration closes in 6 days! 

Are you a part of the ALIA Continuing Professional Development (CDP) Scheme? Make sure to add a reflection on joining the event; this counts as 1.50 CDP Hours.

#ALIASouthCoast #NSW

Explore the ALIA Events Listing page to discover more events near you!


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