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Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Anniversary Celebrations with YLG Scotland!

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Come along and help us celebrate 80 Years of the Carnegie Medal and 60 Years of the Kate Greenaway Medal! Hear about how the awards work from CKG Coordinator, and School Librarian of the Year, Amy Mckay.

School Librarian Lauren Thow shares her experiences running a Carnegie shadowing Group. Take part in the discussion with Lauren and Amy - have your questions ready!

Former winner Theresa Breslin talks to us about the importance of reading for enjoyment and how winning the award impacted her life as an author.

YLG Yorkshire and the Humber Day School: Rhymers will be Readers with the wonderful Lucinda Geoghegan!

10am - 4pm Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield

Invigorate your rhyme time sessions in this fun-filled, practical course.

Lucinda Geoghegan is the Education Director for the National Youth Choir of Scotland and her work across the UK, and internationally, includes staff development training with library assistants, librarians, EY practitioners and teachers. She delivers Bookbug training sessions for Scottish Booktrust and presents sessions on Kodály methodology. Join Lucinda and be inspired!

Delivering on Digital:

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WHEN: Friday 23rd June 2017

WHERE: Kimberlin Library, De Montfort Universtity.


Join the Multimedia, Information and Technology Group (MmIT) for lunch and an afternoon of seminar talks giving you the opportunity to explore and share with colleagues how you can deliver on digital both personally and professionally.

YLG North East AGM & Visit to The Word - National Centre for the Written Word

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Join us for a Special Guided Tour of  "The Word"

National Cente for the Written Word

45 Market Place
South Shields
NE33 1JF

Tuesday 18th July 2017, 3-5pm

to be followed at 5pm by the YLG North East AGM

See behind the scenes of this state-of-the-art library and cultural centre,
winner of 'Living North's' Best Regeneration or Restoration Award

Visit to Winchester College Treasury (plus Jane Austen 200 exhibitions)

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CILIP in Hants & Wight has organised a visit to the Winchester College Treasury, including its current exhibition 'Educating Boys and Girls in Jane Austen’s England.' Jane Austen’s nephews were pupils at the College and this small exhibition explores education during her lifetime, with a particular focus on the importance of literature for both boys and girls.

Improving Library and Information Services: Phenomenographically!

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Join Sheila Webber, Bill Johnston, Eva Hornung and Lauren Smith as they explore phenomenography as a research approach and how it can be useful to you and your organisation when planning for future service development, redesign or developing partnerships. There will be opportunity to exchange experience, learn about the approach and gain confidence in applying it.

Tate Library at Tate Britain

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Your visit to the Tate Library will covers British art since 1500 and international art since 1900. As well as a wide selection of books, printed journals and electronic resources about art and artists, the library has a pre-eminent collection of exhibition catalogues dating from the late 19th century to recent contemporary shows. Tate Library also has a collection of 6500 artists’ books which date from the 1960s to the present day.


YLG South West - Join us for A Very Happy UnConference!

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The Very Happy UnConference is aimed at anyone with an interest in promoting reading for pleasure to children and young people, but as it’s an unconference YOU set the agenda! The event at Keynsham Library is free, but we ask that you please bring a hand made name badge and a cake for tea break - get your creativity flowing before the day and impress your fellow book lovers to be in with a chance of winning a prize!