Events Listing

The Youth Libraries Group runs a variety of national and regionally based training courses - view our current events listings to see what is on offer

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May 2017

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

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!

South East Saturday, 20 May 2017 -
12:00pm to 4:00pm
June 2017

Youth Libraries Group South East Training Day: Books and Bytes: creating enthusiastic readers through print and digital media

A practical training day for library staff. How can we best use books, apps, websites and e-resources to create enthusiastic young readers?

South East Thursday, 8 June 2017 -
9:45am to 3:45pm
March 2017

YLG Eastern Training Day : Wellbeing in Children and Young People : How Libraries can help

YLG Eastern Training Day supported by ASCEL 'Wellbeing in Children and Young People : How Libraries can help' at The Library, Saffron Walden County High School, Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4UH

East of England Friday, 31 March 2017 - 9:30am

YLG London UnConference

The 2017 YLG London UnConference will take place at:
Richmond Library Annexe, Quadrant Road, Richmond TW9 1DH

Places are limited, so book soon! It's free and open to all.

London Sunday, 19 March 2017 - 9:30am
November 2016

YLG London One Day Conference

This Youth Libraries Group London one day course is aimed at frontline library staff working with the public as well as librarians with an interest in provision for children under 5 and SEN children.

London Friday, 11 November 2016 - 9:00am
October 2016

Families: An Open Door to Literacy YLG Conference

Encouraging children to enjoy and read books is a core principal of the Youth Libraries Group.  It is also essential to the future wellbeing of communities and economy. However, it is well documented that family dynamics has a great impact on children's ability to engage with reading.

Wales Friday, 7 October 2016 - 9:00am
September 2016

YLG SE Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Discussion Day

Join us for a day of discussion and debate for all library staff across the Southeast region. Discussion will focus on the Carnegie & Kate Greenaway regional shortlisted titles, with our guest speakers adding another dimension.

South East Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - 9:30am
July 2016

Youth Libraries Group - North East, 2016 Annual General Meeting

We will meet in the Illustrious Room, at Wallsend Library & Customer First Centre, 16 The Forum, Wallsend, Newcastle upon Tyne NE28 8JR, which has good disabled access and facilities.

North east Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 1:30pm
May 2016

101 things you want to know About the Carnegie and Greenaway medals

9.45am to 4.00pm, Thursday 26 May at Taunton Library - YLG South West

South western Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 9:45am

Toddlers-Teens: Inspiring all to read.

 A network and training day at Winchester Discovery Centre. Friday May 6th  10am to 3pm.

This Unconference is aimed at people with an interest in how we can bring stories to life and encourage reading for pleasure to children and young people. 

South East Friday, 6 May 2016 - 10:00am
March 2016

Shadowing and Chattering

A training day looking at some examples of best practice of running book groups.

East of England Friday, 18 March 2016 - 9:30am
February 2016

Have you been chartered for some time now and wondering what to do next for professional development?

Youth Libraries Group (YLG) Scotland is hosting a Revalidation Workshop for Librarians. Friday 5th February, 1.45 to 4pm, Room w305, Hamish Wood Building, Glasgow Caledonian University.

Scotland Friday, 5 February 2016 - 1:45pm