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ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Connect and Chat

ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) next Connect and Chat event is on Wednesday 4 September.

We meet at Bookplate at the National Library of Australia from 11am.

 

Connect and Chat is held once a month and the aim is for Library sector people who have retired to keep in touch.

We start at 11am over coffee and stay on for lunch. Come along for coffee or lunch or both.

 

Here are the dates of Connect and Chat through to November:

  • 2 October
  • 6 November

 

Leigh Hobbs - Writer, Artist.

A special 'white gloves' event - presented by the National Centre for Children's Literature (NCACL), and hosted at ALIA House.

 

Leigh Hobbs has created some of the most memorable characters in children’s books. Who doesn’t love the incorrigible Old Tom, Fiona the Pig and the much-travelled Mr Chicken? Join Ruth Nitschke as she takes you up close to the many items created by this award-winning author/illustrator that are held by NCACL. Max Brown will also discuss the various challenges of artwork conservation.

Bob Graham - Writer, Artist.

A special 'white gloves' event - presented by the National Centre for Children's Literature (NCACL), and hosted at ALIA House.

 

NCACL holds Australia’s largest collection of material created by the reknowned children's author and illustrator, Bob Graham. Drawing on this collection of items from Max and A Bus Called Heaven Rowan Simpkin will take you on a journey that shows how Bob created these much-loved books. Max Brown will also discuss aspects of artwork preservation.

ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Connect and Chat

ALIA CRR (Canberra and Region Retirees) Connect and Chat event is on Wednesday 7 August 2019 at Bookplate at the National Library of Australia.

Connect and Chat is held once a month and the aim is to for Library sector people who have retired to keep in touch.

We start at 11am with some people coming for coffee and some joining in later for lunch. 

For your diaries here are the dates through to November:

  • 4 September 
  • 2 October
  • 6 November

Interstate visitors are very welcome.

Judy and Helen, Convenors, ALIA CRR

New Librarians' Symposium Wrap Up - ACT

The New Librarians' Symposium (NLS9) was held in Adelaide on 6-7 July 2019.
Presenters and delegates attended from all over Australia and other countries and discussed many important issues in the Library sector and the GLAM industry.

Come along to hear about the highlights of the weekend from local presenters and delegates.  

Brought to you by ACTive ALIA and ALIA SNGG - ACT

 

 

RIMPA ACT Social Event June 2019

RIMPA ACT’s June Social and networking event. 
 
Join the RIMPA ACT Branch Council and celebrate the shortest day of the year and the chance to network with new and old friends in the industry in a relaxed setting.
 
Drinks and nibbles, There is no cost but you will need to 'buy your own' food and drink.
 
All are welcome: students, new professionals, mid and late career.
 
Canberra Yacht Club, 1 Mariner Pl, Yarralumla ACT 2600
 

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