Welcome to the latest ALIASNGG Monthly Newsletter!

Thank you from the SNGG team!

To the 2,408 followers on our Facebook

To the 1,115 people who follow our Instagram page.

To the 3,069 followers on Twitter

ALIA SNGG CSU Sydney Study Meet Up Event!



Are you a student, graduate or professional interested in learning skills to progress in your current job?

Look at joining ALIA’s Career Starter Kit for 4 FREE Webinar sessions to help you get the job you want.

You can take part in one webinar or participate in all four.

4 x webinars – live across seven months or after the event as webinar recordings (Great for ALIACPD reflections).

A starter kit that includes supporting materials for each of the webinars. On self-evaluation, application writing, interview technique & links to helpful tips.

Webinar List:

-Webinar 1: Job roles and job descriptions: demystifying the complex world of library work

Date: May 16th

-Webinar 2: Identifying opportunity

Date: July 4th

-Webinar 3: The written application

Date: September 5th

-Webinar 4: The Interview

Date:November 8th


ALIA Members:

Single Webinar: ALIA Members: FREE, Non-Member: $30

4 Webinairs + kit: ALIA Members: FREE, Non-Member: $100

Visit the Career Starter Kit link below to learn more & register.

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.


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.

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.


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.

ALIA Student Award Winners List:

Congratulations to ALIA Student Award Winners:

  • Melissa Whitrow (Graduate Diploma of Information Management, Library and Information Management) University of South Australia.
  • Stephen Graham (Master of Information Management, Library and Information Management) University of South Australia.


Register to join ALIA Digitisation and Preservation Group for a free Webinar via Zoom on Wednesday, 8th March.

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

ALIACPD Hours: 1

Register for the ALIA Digitisation and Preservation event via the ALIA Event Listing page to join.

#ALIACDP #Webinar #ALIADigitisationandPreservation

ALIA Disability: What is Disability? Event.

Register to join ALIA Disability for a free Webinar via Zoom on Wednesday, 15th March.

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Register for the ALIA Disability: What is Disability? event via the ALIA Event Listing page to join.

#ALIACPD #ALIADisability #Webinar

ALIA New South Wales Library Technicians Group Event!

New South Wales ALIA Members, Students & Graduates,

Join ALIA NSW Library Technicians Group for a Library Tour of Strathfield Council Library and Innovation Hub and dinner at Biryani Corner.

When: Thursday, 23rd of March 2023.

Location Details : Library Tour & Dinner


Strathfield Council Library and Innovation Hub

Address: 65-67 Rochester St, Homebush NSW 2140

Time: 5:30pm (AEDT)


Biryani Corner

39 Rochester Street, Homebush NSW 2134

Time: Dinner starts at 7:00pm (AEDT)

View the menu at this Biryani Corner Menu link.

*Meals and drinks are at your expense.

RSVP by Thursday, 16th March 2023 to Matthew Griffiths via email to mgriffiths@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au if you are going to the Library Tour and/or Dinner.

More info at ALIA National Library Technicians Group via Facebook.

#ALIASNGG #Students #Graduates #GLAMR #LibraryTechnicians

ALIA Sydney ‘The Librarians’ at Sydney Mardi Gras.

Catch up on ‘The Librarians’ performance of Bjork’s 1995 hit song ‘It’s Oh So Quiet’ at Sydney Mardi Gras.


πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ@AliaRainbow Twitter feed for photos from @patra_petro.

πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ@ALIANational Twitter feed for a video of the ‘It’s Oh So Quiet’ performance.

πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆALIA Blog for a recap on attending the Sydney Mardi Gras event by ALIA’s Learning Services Coordinator (and participant in the parade) Jacqui Lucas.

#SydneyWorldPride #EmpoweringLibraries

Join TAFE Queensland: ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ – The Journey’ free Zoom Webinar on Wednesday, March 29th.

Time 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (AEDT)
Location: via ZOOM
ALIA CDP Hours: 1

Catch up on ALIA VIC’s Gather and Share event at Garden State Hotel via ALIA Vic Facebook page.

ALIA Victoria Group are now on Instagram – so give them a follow & us too ALIA Students and New Graduates Group if you have not already!

Register to join ALIA Vic at the Clunes Booktown Festival.

When: 11 am – 5 pm, Sunday, 26th March. Meet in front of the Clunes Public Library.

RSVP to join at aliavicgroup@gmail.com

View the Clunes Booktown Festival website for ticketing information.

Keep an eye on ALIA Events list our monthly newsletter and ALIA SNGG socials for the latest ALIA/ALIASNGG news.


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