Friday, May 5th: ISLN Celebration Party at the NLB Pod…..

A reminder that we are finalizing the numbers for our End-of-Year ISLN Party on starting at 6:30pm, Friday, May 5, 2017, in The Pod at the top of the National Library Board (NLB) main building, 100 Victoria St. This is a farewell to three key members — Katie Day (UWCSEA East), Jacqui Makselon (Tanglin) and…

The Library Association of Singapore regularly offers interesting PD. Our member, Foo Soo Chin – School of the Arts, has generously shared this account of a recent professional development visit organised by LAS. This article was originally published at the Singapore Libraries Bulletin. LAS Visit to Raffles Institution’s Raffles Archives & Museum, Hullett Memorial Library and…

2012 Asian Festival of Children’s Content discount for ISLN members

Attend the 2012 Asian Festival of Children’s Content being held May 26-29 at The Art House.   ISLN members can take advantage of the Early Bird Prices after the April 30 deadline. For more information, please check out the website where a full program is available. For registration information go to the National Book Development Council…

Words Go Round: Singapore Writers Festival: Feb 27 – March 10

This year’s Singapore Writers Festival has a stellar line-up of children’s and young adult authors, including Garth Nix, John Boyne, James Roy, Jack Heath, Kirsty Murray, and others. Schools can sign up for events (the deadline is Feb. 13th) — and there are some public ones as well.  E.g., A Confusion of Princes: A Garth…

All In! Young Writers Media Festival – Feb. 18 & 19

Any student who aspires to be a writer or interested in some aspects of writing and publishing would benefit from participating in  the All In! Younger Writers Media Festival.  Cost is $20 day/$30 for 2 days which include lunches and tea breaks in Rendezvous Hotel, 18 & 19 Feb. Download the programme here. The Festival is aimed…

SAS-sponsored Children’s Literature Conference

SAS is hosting their first ever Children’s Literature Conference on the weekend of February 17-19, 2012. This conference is geared for adults who are interested in learning more about the inspiration for and process of writing and illustrating literature for children and teens. Four award-winning speakers will headline this event: Harry Bliss, Candace Fleming, Eric…

Fwd: Invitation to Kids Read

From: Phoebe Kao <pkao@tiseagles.com> Date: Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 1:18 PMSubject: Invitation to Kids Read Greetings from Tianjin! This is Phoebe again from Tianjin International School (Tianjin China).  As the organizer of the 2011-2012 Kids Read event, I’d like to extend a personal invitation to you and your students. Kids Read is a literature…

Alice Pung available October 24

ALICE PUNG – OCTOBER 24 Alice Pung is author of Unpolished Gem, editor of Growing Up Asian in Australia and has just released a biography of her father’s experiences in Cambodia, Her Father’s Daughter, which has been met with fantastic reviews already. More info on Alice: http://bookedout.com.au/find-a-speaker/author/alice-pung/ Also, check out her blog: http://alicepung.com/blog/ She will be in Singapore for the Writers…