LKSW 2017 & Speed Dating Picture Books from around the world

A reminder that Barb and I are closing registration at the end of the week for the Feb 17/18 Librarians’ Knowledge Sharing Workshop 2017, being held at UWCSEA East.   Go to http://research.uwcsea.edu.sg/lksw2017 for registration details. Note that all our network members are invited to join us for any of the social events (even if you…

Social learning… tonight, next week, and in November…..

Tonight is our monthly social (6pm onwards).  The venue — appropriately called “The Library” — is a new one for us.  And it does sound interesting.  A review of it on TimeOut Singapore says you need a password to swing the bookshelves open — to reveal a dimly lit bar with playful cocktails!  I can’t…

AFCC Author Visits via Closetful of Books — Denise Tan

Denise Tan, formerly of Bookaburra, has started her own business called Closetful of Books. She’s arranging authors visits to schools for the upcoming AFCC (Asian Festival of Children’s Literature) in May.  See list of authors (PDF) here — they’re available May 26-30 and June 4-6.

“How was ALA?”

Quite a few of us attended the American Library Association (ALA) conference back at the end of June in Chicago. Kate Brundage (SAS) Ali Cuthbert (SAS) Rosa Shin-Gay (SAS) Nancy Johnson (SAS) Kim Klein (SAIS) Susanne Clower (UWC) Katie Day (UWC) plus (we later found out) one Grade 12 Dover student, Rabiah, went on her…