Happy New Year, and welcome to 2023! Welcome to a brand new year of events, reading and professional development.

Write for INCITE!

In 2023 ALIA INCITE is releasing four digital online issues. Submissions are open on any topic.

ALIA Members, you can access current and back issues of INCITE via this link to the ALIA INCITE page.

Explore the ALIA National YouTube Channel for INCITE in conversation on past INCITE topics.

Submissions close on January 19th, 2023.

Library Lovers’ Day 2023- Only You

This February 14th celebrate your love for libraries on Library Lovers’ Day!

Follow the ALIA National #LibraryLoversDay hashtag on Social Media to share your Library Lovers’ Day posts and photos.

Visit this Library Lovers’ Day ALIA page link for a list of Library Lovers Day activities, social media tiles, Zoom background, stickers and bookmarks.

Only You. ALIA Library Lovers' Day 
February 14th 2023.

ALIA Information Online!

Register to join ALIA Information Online in two half-day fully virtual conference from May 17th – May 18th.

Time: 12pm (AEST)


ALIA Member $395

Non-Member $525

ALIA Continuing Professional Development (ALIA CPD) Hours: 10.00

RSVP by May 12th, 2023.

Visit this Information Online 2023 link for more information.

ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime reading Event!

Join ALIA for the Speedy Sloth by Rebecca Lee and Heath McKenzie National Simultaneous Stortytime on May 24th.

When: Wednesday, May 24th, 2023.

Time: 11:00am

RSVP to join the Free Event by: May 24th, 2023

Visit this ALIA National Simultaneous Storytime link for more information.


In 2023 ALIA relaunches the Asia-Pacific, Health law and Special Libraries Conference.


Tuesday, 13th June to Thursday, 15th June 2023.

  • Time: 12:00 pm
  • Location: Online


ALIA Members: $195 Non-ALIA Members: $255

ALIA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours: 9.00

RSVP by 9th June, 2023.

For more event details view this Asia-Pacific Health, Law and Special Libraries Conference link page via the ALIA page.


This July, join the New Librarians Symposium, aka NLSX.
In 2023 the NLSX theme is eXplore, eXchange and eXpand.

When: Saturday, 29th July 2023.
Time: 9 am – 5 pm (AEDT)

Register to join the ALIA

RSVP by 28th July 2023.

Cost: TBA

ALIA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours: 4.00

For more NLSX details visit this NLSX23 link via the ALIA Events page.


Library and Information Services University and TAFE Students and graduates, are you searching for professional development skills or wish to grow your GLAMR network by volunteering for an ALIA group?

LIS current students or graduates ALIA SNGG invites you to get engaged and volunteer with ALIA SNGG as a Social Media Coordinator. Our ALIA SNGG Facebook and Instagram teams are searching for new ALIA Members to join their ALIASNGG teams.

Join the ALLIASNGG Facebook Team!


  • Digital skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Networking skills
  • Participate in ALIASNGG Book Club Facebook Group
  • Create book discussion posts for ALIASNGG Book Club Facebook Group
  • Creative design skills on Canva
  • Collaborate with ALIASNGG Instagram, Twitter and WordPress Blog

Get Engaged with ALIASNGG Instagram Team!


  • Digital skills
  • Marketing skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Networking skills
  • Google Workspace skills
    • Creative design skills on Canva
    • Learn how to make Instagram posts accessible with Alt-Text
    • Learn how to give photo credit on posts shared on Instagram.

Join the ALIA Resume Review Service!

Are you an #ALIAMember interested in #volunteering with the #ALIASNGG team?

Our ALIA Resume Review Service are searching for new team members.

  • Help maintain the ALIA Resume Review Service Job Help Site via the ALIA SNGG WordPress Blog.
  • Help connect students and new graduates with selection criteria, resume and cover letter advice.
  • Learn networking skills and grow your LIS network by volunteering with ALIASNGG

EOI: alianewgraduatesgroup@gmail.com

#GetEngagedwithSNGG #ALIANewGraduatesGroup #ResumeReviewService

RSVP to join ALIA South Australia Rare Book Tour Event!

ALIA SA SNGG Members, RSVP to join #ALIASA for their first event for 2023 with a Rare Book Tour of The University of Adelaide, Barr Smith Library.


  • Early Printing (Incunabula)
  • Australian Aboriginal Language & Culture
  • Illustrated Books
  • Natural History
  • Manuscripts

Event Details:

February 17th at 10AM (ADST)


The University of Adelaide, Barr Smith Library LOT 1207 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

Public Transport:

Catch the BTANIC Route Tram and stop at the University Tram Stop.

View the Adelaide Metro website for the BTANIC Route (Botanic Gardens to Entertainment Centre) Timetable.

View the North Terrace Campus map for walking directions to Barr Smith Library.

Meet at the Main entrance on Level 3 near the footbridge.

#ALIASA #ALIAEvent #SouthAustralia #SNGG

RSVP to join ALIAVic for a Feb Event!

ALIA Members and ALIA SNGG in Victoria, are you searching for a networking event in February?

Join ALIA Victoria Group for a social catch-up event at the Garden State Hotel at 7 pm on Wednesday, February 22nd.

Date: Wednesday, 22nd February, 2023.

Time: 7 pm (AEST)

Location: Garden State Hotel, 101 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000.

ALIA VIC Gather and Social Catch-Up – February 22, 2023.

Keep an eye on the January Newsletter for the next #AusLibChat.

Explore this ALIA Events Listing link for more ALIA Events and ALIA Training Events for 2023.


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