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  • Garage Girls on Tour – the Alice Anderson Story

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  • Ask Izzy online training sessions for Victorian Public Library staff – additional tickets added!
    We have been able to add additional tickets to three of our Ask Izzy training sessions: 23rd April, 14th May and 24th May. In this training you’ll learn how to:   Recognise people experiencing vulnerability and hardship Respond to someone who shares something challenging with you Refer people to appropriate support and professional help using tools such as Ask Izzy. Reflect on your interactions and how…
  • Margery C Ramsay Scholarship 2024
    Unlock the doors to innovation and leadership in library services with the Margery C Ramsay Scholarship! Applications are now open, offering up to $20,000 for Victorian public library staff. Apply today and take the next step in your professional journey: https://forms.office.com/r/kZ04vv9X7R See Scholarship Guidelines FAQ. Find out more Join us for an informative session via Teams Tuesday, April 23rd and 30th , from 12:30-1 pm…
  • New Products, New Services and New Vendors – a quick overview for your information
    PLV has had contact with each of these vendors below and wanted to let you know of what is on offer out there.  If you would like further information, either use the contact information included with each vendor’s materials, or email [email protected] and I will get those details to you. Gale “Gale provides libraries with original and curated content, as well as the modern research…
  • Friends of Paynesville Library short story competition
    The Friends of Paynesville Library annual Short Story Competition is in its 13th year. Stories of up to 3,000 words are invited from all over Australia. Entry fee is $10 and writers may submit up to three stories (only one payment required). Prize money is awarded to first ($400), second ($200) and third ($100) placed stories. See the Friends of Paynesville Library’s website to download…
  • Rainbow Libraries Project – staff survey
    The Rainbow Libraries project was formulated in response to a perceived need for information and training to support public library staff in welcoming LGBTQIA+ parented families (‘rainbow families”) into public libraries. This includes offering inclusive programming, space markers and collection management to meet the needs of rainbow families across Victoria. This need has only been heightened by a marked increase in anti-LGBTQIA+ protests in recent years, particularly…
  • Ask Izzy Training – Dates direct with InfoXchange
    If you were not able to book a place for the PLV sessions of the Ask Izzy Training, you can now find dates direct from Infoxchange. Ask Izzy Connect Training (FREE!) Multiple dates and session times from 11 April 2024. Online via Microsoft Teams (meeting link provided via email) Participants will learn how to: Recognise people experiencing vulnerability and hardship. Respond to someone who shares…
  • FOLIO – Free webinars on new Open Source LMS from Caval and
    CAVAL and IndexData are running a series of free webinars in May, that aim to introduce the audience to FOLIO (Future of Libraries is Open), an open-source library services platform. CAVAL has partnered with Index Data, one of the key contributors and service providers of FOLIO, to successfully host our Shared Collection on the platform and we are excited to share more information about this incredible platform through…
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