Dates to note in your 2016 Calendar:


SLANZA Waikato BOP Events are listed in green.

Events Online - National Library Services to Schools National Events Calendar
Hands On Funding Workshops - Community Waikato
These are happening in your town from February to September.

January


February


11th WCELfest at University of Waikato - Hamilton

13th - 14th Lianza Otago Weekend School

March


1st Waikato Children's Literature Association AGM - Hamilton

2015 WCLA AGM Invitation PDF.DOCX
2015 WCLA AGM Invitation PDF.DOCX

2015 WCLA AGM Invitation PDF.DOCX



4th SLANZA Waikato/BoP Term 1 Workshop - Hamilton

2016 SLANZA Waikato BOP Term 1 Workshop #1.pdf
2016 SLANZA Waikato BOP Term 1 Workshop #1.pdf

2016 SLANZA Waikato BOP Term 1 Workshop #1.pdf


Presentation Links:
Why reading is so important, and how we can help
Presented by Miriam Tuohy, President of SLANZA
Blog posts:
SLANZA Workshop: Books on the Brain: Why reading is crucial to student development
A blog post about the event by Sue Levine.
Sue is a School librarian from Atlanta, GA, USA.
She is in NZ as a Fulbright Distinguished Teacher.
In this role she will be visiting schools and school libraries to learn about teaching and learning, Kiwi style!



15th, 18th, 21st SCIS Professional Learning Workshops
Auckland
Date: Tuesday 15 March
Making the Most of SCIS: 9:30am–12:30pm NZDT
SCIS Information Session (FREE): 2:00pm–3:00pm NZDT
Venue: Elm Park School, 46 Gossamer Drive, Pakuranga Heights, Auckland

Wellington
Date: Friday 18 March
Making the Most of SCIS: 9:30am–12:30pm NZDT
SCIS Information Session (FREE): 2:00pm–3:00pm NZDT
Venue: Hutt Valley School, 84-114 Woburn Road, Lower Hutt, Wellington

Christchurch
Date: Monday 21 March
Making the Most of SCIS: 9:30am–12:30pm NZDT
SCIS Information Session (FREE): 2:00pm–3:00pm NZDT
Venue: Villa Maria College, 21 Peer Street, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch


17th - 18th South Island Youth Librarians’ Conference Timaru

23rd Waikato / Bay of Plenty School Archive Network Group (Hamilton)
From Analog to Digital - Going from this to........this!
Time: 9.00 am - 12.00 noon
Venue: Fraser High School, 72 Ellicott Road Hamilton
Cost: $5 per person for morning tea (please pay on the day)
2016 T1 School Archives Workshop 23 March Final.pdf
2016 T1 School Archives Workshop 23 March Final.pdf
2016 T1 School Archives Workshop 23 March Final.pdf

30th (Repeat session) at Konica Minolta offices in Cameron Road, Tauranga
Time:3.30


April


3rd - 6th SPANZ conference


16th Zimbabwe Rural Schools Library Trust's International Book Giving Day Fun run/walk in Hamilton
Assemble by 9.00 and for 9.30am start at the open ground, near the playground at Innes Commons along the Lake Domain Drive.
Contact:
Driden Kunaka, Acting Chair
Zimbabwe Rural Schools Library Trust New Zealand
http://www.zimlibrarytrust.com/

May


19, 23, 25 - Interface Xpo
19th Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
23rd Great Lake Centre, Taupo
25th Vodafone Events Centre, Manukau, Auckland


20th - 22nd LIANZA Waikato BoP Weekend School in Raglan
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 12:30pm
Date:Friday, May 20, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 12:30pm
Location:Raglan
Venue:Raglan Library and Raglan Town Hall
Pricing (members): $100.00
Pricing (non-members): 120.00
Event contact name: Lee Rowe
Event contact email:lee.rowe@boppoly.ac.nz


21st ARANZ Schools SIG Archives Workshop 2016 - Auckland
Date: Saturday May 21st 2016
Time: 8.45am for 9.00am start - 4.30pm
Venue: Dining Room Towers Building King’s School 258 Remuera Road, Remuera
Parking some available in the school grounds (gate opposite Omahu Rd), & plenty of all day parking in Omahu Rd.
Cost: $35.00 includes lunch and morning and afternoon tea

2016 Workshop Registration Form School Archives SIG Auckland.pdf
2016 Workshop Registration Form School Archives SIG Auckland.pdf
2016 Workshop Registration Form School Archives SIG Auckland.pdf




28th 9:00am-12:30pm SLANZA Waikato BoP Term 2 Workshop and AGM at Hamilton Boys High School - Hamilton
Topic: The Librarian as Mentor: Helping the student with problems.
How to recognize the cry for help; when to listen; when to act; and, how to find the book which matches your student’s need…
[Session is suitable for primary, intermediate and secondary levels]
2016 WBoP AGM flyer 28 May 2016.pdf
2016 WBoP AGM flyer 28 May 2016.pdf
2016 WBoP AGM flyer 28 May 2016.pdf
2016 WBoP AGM flyer 28 May 2016.docx
2016 WBoP AGM flyer 28 May 2016.docx
2016 WBoP AGM flyer 28 May 2016.docx

Please RSVP by Monday, 23rd May: Nick Vincent,
Hamilton Boys’ High School: Ph: 07 853 0440 Ext. 2405 Fax: 07 843 1596
Email: nvincent@hbhs.school.nz
Note: The AGM meeting will be held following the workshop; then lunch at a cafe.
Handouts:
Librarian as Mentor handout from Betty Diprose.pdf
Librarian as Mentor handout from Betty Diprose.pdf
Librarian as Mentor handout from Betty Diprose.pdf


Librarian as Mentor handout from Lesley Holland.pdf
Librarian as Mentor handout from Lesley Holland.pdf
Librarian as Mentor handout from Lesley Holland.pdf

See also Discussion List below for recommended titles

June

15th BIG KIDS’ LIT QUIZ Fundraising to host NZ Author Breakfasts at the 35th IBBY Congress - Hamilton
Date: Wednesday 15th June 2016
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Venue: Southwell School Flat Floor Hall
Cost: $20 per team or
$5 per person
For more information see flyer:

Big Kids Lit Quiz Flyer for 15 June.docx
Big Kids Lit Quiz Flyer for 15 June.docx
Big Kids Lit Quiz Flyer for 15 June.docx


July


14th - 17th 15th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL (CLESOL), University of Waikato - Hamilton

August


3rd Waikato Children’s Literature Association 2016 Review Night (Morrinsville)
Morrinsville College Library
Alexandra Ave, Morrinsville
6.30 – 9.00pm
See flyer for details:
NZ Kids' Book Awards Review Night 2016 2.docx
NZ Kids' Book Awards Review Night 2016 2.docx
NZ Kids' Book Awards Review Night 2016 2.docx


6th Bookrapt Seminar (Tauranga)
The Bookrapt Seminar is on Saturday, August 6 in the Tauranga Girls' College library from 8.45am - 2.30pm.
Penguins, Poems and Pandemonium
2016 speakers are: Debbie McCauley, Sally Sutton, and Glenn Colquhoun.
Members $35
Non-members $50
Members - please note your $20 subs are also due (total of $55).
Non-members - for just an extra $5, why not become a member of Bookrapt?
Register: http://www.bookrapt.org.nz/seminar/
The Bookrapt Seminar is a fantastic day – been going for years & it is well worth the $50.00! This year they have secured poet Glen Colquhoun which is quite a coup! It is a superb day of delicious food, stimulating conversation and powerful presentations by 3 talented writers! You can also buy quality books from Books-A-Plenty who will be on site. Hope to see some Waikato people there!

18th - 23rd IBBY International Congress, Auckland

September


8th September Kingitanga Day at University of Waikato, Hamilton
FINAL Kingitanga Day 2016 Programme_web.pdf
FINAL Kingitanga Day 2016 Programme_web.pdf
FINAL Kingitanga Day 2016 Programme_web.pdf


10th September: 10:00am – 12:30pm - SLANZA Waikato/Bay of Plenty Term 3 Café Meeting 2016
Our Term 3 meeting is in Te Awamutu, on Saturday 10 September: 10:00am – 12:30pm
Register:
2016 SLANZA Waikato BOP Term 3 flyer.docx
2016 SLANZA Waikato BOP Term 3 flyer.docx
2016 SLANZA Waikato BOP Term 3 flyer.docx



SLANZA Waikato/Bay of Plenty Term 3 Café Meeting 2016 by Slidely Slideshow

Coffee, Collections, and Conversations'
For our Term 3 meeting on Saturday10th September 2016, we met at Paper Plus, 55 Arawata Street, Te Awamutu, where we were shown the latest titles by their Children’s and Young Adults’ Buyer, Alison Muggeridge.
A fun and informative session, we then moved next door to Robert Harris Coffee Shop, where we shared coffee and conversation about everything ‘Library’.
Thank you to the 15 people who attended. It had a nice feel and this will certainly be an annual coffee and conversation event.

18th - 20th September Second International Library Symposium : Space and Place, Power and Purpose Southport School, Gold Coast, Australia

25th - 28th September NZLA National Conference 2016 Navigating Literaseas Waitangi Northland

October


5th October LIANZA Reference Interview Workshop Rotorua
Details and Registration: http://www.lianza.org.nz/event/reference-interview-workshop

5th - 7th October uLearn16 @ Rotorua Energy Events Centre

29th October WAIKATO CHILDREN’S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION - Our History Our Voices
Southwell School
200 Peachgrove Road Hamilton
Saturday 29 October, 9.30am—3.00pm
Flyer and Registration:
Seminar Brochure 2016.pdf
Seminar Brochure 2016.pdf
Seminar Brochure 2016.pdf

November


12 November 2016,
WAIKATO CHILDREN’S LITERATURE ASSOCIATION - Writing for Children
Southwell School
200 Peachgrove Road Hamilton
Saturday 12 November, 9.00am—4.00pm
Flyer and Registration:
Writing for kids 2016 pdf.pdf
Writing for kids 2016 pdf.pdf
Writing for kids 2016 pdf.pdf



18th November 2016, Friday- SLANZA Waikato/Bay of Plenty tour to Bay of Plenty tour of libraries.
This year’s SLANZA Waikato/Bay of Plenty Library Tour takes us to Te Puke High School, Tahatai Primary School, the new Greerton Public Library and Aquinas College.
Everyone is welcome, whether you are a SLANZA member or not. There is no cost involved, other than lunch. Folk from other regions often join us.
We will meet at Te Puke High School 9.30 am for morning tea and we will leave Tauranga around 3.00 pm.
Registration form:
2016 SLANZA Bay of Plenty Library Tour Registration.doc
2016 SLANZA Bay of Plenty Library Tour Registration.doc
2016 SLANZA Bay of Plenty Library Tour Registration.doc
43 Participants took part in the tour.


24 November 2016, Thursday from 8.30 - 5pm
Diversity in Picturebooks - Windows, Mirrors and Glass Sliding Doors
WMIER SEMINAR
This day long seminar is open to teachers (primary, secondary and tertiary), librarians, authors and illustrators.
The day will feature:
• four sessions of four speakers from the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions
• discussions about diversity in picturebooksin teaching, librarianship, research, and from author/illustrator perspectives.
VENUE
TT1.05 Gate 4,Te Kura Toi
Tangata Faculty of Education,
Hillcrest Rd, University of Waikato.
REGISTRATION
RSVP by 10 November to: http://bit.ly/2bvUhQL
There is no charge to attend this seminar but registration is essential.
Further information at: http://bit.ly/2cpHX3r
FLYER:

Diversity-PB-flyer-final.pdf
Diversity-PB-flyer-final.pdf

Diversity-PB-flyer-final.pdf


December