Teacher librarians and school library professionals inspire students every day of the term…..FAIR (Freedom of Access to Information and Resources) wants to recognise these amazing school libraries and the important services they provide to our school communities.
FAIR has joined with The Australian Library and Information Association, ALIA Schools, Australian School Library Association, Queensland School Library Association, School Library Association of NSW, School Library Association of South Australia, School Library Association of Victoria and Western Australian School Library Association to seek out these inspirational places of learning and discovery.
Just one nomination will put the library in the running to be named one of Australia’s great school libraries, but the more nominations the better. Nominate your school library and take part in the activities around the campaign. Nominations can be supported by students’ artwork, letters, photos, poems, songs – anything that celebrates the library. Join in the social media fun by using the hashtag, #GreatSchoolLibraries, and tell us how you think the library is improving the students’ learning experiences at your school.
There will be no first prize – the achievements of every school library that is nominated and endorsed by the FAIR panel of school library experts will be celebrated equally.
Nominations will close on 18 December 2015 and the list of Great School Libraries will be published during first term 2016.