Category Archives: Networking

Are you going to CILIP Conference 2017?

Are you going to be at the CILIP Conference in Manchester on 5-6th July?  There is still time to bag yourself a place!  CILIPSLG are going to have a stand there, and we will be available to answer any questions … Continue reading

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Reading Rocks event, October 2016

From time to time, SLG is asked to send representatives to different events around the country to speak or to set up a stand.  This involved us getting involved with a stand in the ATL Conference earlier in the year, … Continue reading

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SLG Regional Event in Kent/SE London

CILIPSLG held one of its very successful Regional Training Days at Eltham College in South East London on October 24th.  The day was heavily over-subscribed, and there are plans to rerun the day next March for all those who were … Continue reading

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How do you make a good case for your library?

We all have been there and experienced it: the utter frustration at seen a proposal for change or development turned down by your line-manager or the Headteacher. I have been at the receiving end of many refusals before I realised … Continue reading

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What better way for a sociable bookworm to spend an afternoon?

The welcoming surroundings of the Grafton’s upper room were the perfect setting for the second SLG Café Littéraire. Authors, Librarians and Publishers shared enthusiasms and information over tea, coffee and some excellent cake. The event was attended by 16 authors … Continue reading

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Café Littéraire

Tea and conversation flowed freely on Saturday afternoon as we enjoyed  Tea & Tattle ‘s pleasant surroundings, scrummy food and an opportunity to chat with authors and other lovers of children’s books. Author Sufiya Ahmed with trainer Anne Harding and CILIP SLG’s … Continue reading

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LIBMEET – Saturday 25th April 2015

On Saturday 25th April we held our third annual one day Libmeet. Hosted once again by Barbara Ferramosca, Librarian at Lilian Baylis Technology School in Vauxhall, and subtitled Embracing Change, we are pleased to report that it was our best ‘unconference’ yet … Continue reading

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SLG London and SE – January Social!

Don’t miss our visit to the British Library’s exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imaginationhttp://www.bl.uk/events/terror-and-wonder–the-gothic-imagination followed by our Winter Social in the function room at the nearby Central Station pub. On Saturday 17th January – ALL WELCOME! See the exhibition (which … Continue reading

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A Year In The Life Of A Committee Member.

Post written by Barbara Ferramosca “What don’t we do?” This is the answer that I have recently given to a person enquiring about the work that we do at the CILIP School Libraries Group committee for London and the South … Continue reading

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A Trip To A Forbidden Planet

It is notoriously difficult to choose graphic novels for school libraries and so On Wednesday, 22 October, CILIP’s School Libraries Group for London and the Southeast met at Forbidden Planet (https://forbiddenplanet.com) As you may know (or may not if you’ve … Continue reading

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