‘My Lockdown Diary: Recording Life during a Pandemic’ – SLA announces National Online Digital Journal Competition to celebrate P. N. Panicker National Reading/Digital Reading Month 2020

School Library Association (SLA India) celebrates P. N. Panicker National Reading/ Digital Reading Month from 19 June – 18 July 2020 with a variety of events and activities. In connection with the same, SLA India is happy to announce a National level online competition for school students aimed at developing their imagination, creativity and resilience during the challenging times of the prevailing pandemic. Theme: My Lockdown Diary: Recording Life during a Pandemic What to Do: The participants have to record an account of their daily life (including the period under lockdown) during the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of a … Continue reading ‘My Lockdown Diary: Recording Life during a Pandemic’ – SLA announces National Online Digital Journal Competition to celebrate P. N. Panicker National Reading/Digital Reading Month 2020

SLAISCOOP Isuue 3: Call for contributions

SLAISCOOP is a monthly e-newsletter and the mouthpiece of School Library Association (India). The Newsletter serves as a platform to share professional news, views and expert write-ups. SLAISCOOP calls for papers and contributions from practicing school librarians and school library advocates from different backgrounds. The Theme for this issue of Newsletter shall revolve around school Libraries and librarians in the COVID-19 Pandemic scene. Sub Topics: 1.School libraries then and now. 2. Building up a library far from library during lock-down. 3.Use of online library tools: advantages and disadvantages. 4. How to overcome the network and technical issues during this pandemic … Continue reading SLAISCOOP Isuue 3: Call for contributions

WBCD Competitions: Now you can register up to 20 April 2019

School Library Association (SLA) launches two national level competitions to celebrate World Book and Copyright Day 2019. The last date for online registration and submission of entries is 20 April 2019. 1. Reading Mascot for India What:  Design a mascot for India which inspires everyone to read. Who can participate: Any school-going child in India can participate. No registration fee. How to participate: Step 1: Each participant has to register online.  Registration closed. Step 2: Design the Reading Mascot (paper size A4, any medium) (key ideas: books, reading, literacy, knowledge, information, libraries, etc). Step 3: Send your creation to SLA. There are two ways, … Continue reading WBCD Competitions: Now you can register up to 20 April 2019

SLA celebrates WBCD 2019 with Two Nation-wide competitions: Register now !

SLA celebrates World Book and Copyright Day 2019. What is ‘World Book and Copyright Day’? World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. Each year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the magical power of books – a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures. On this occasion, UNESCO and the international organizations representing the three major sectors of the book industry – publishers, booksellers and libraries, select a city as the World Book Capital to maintain, through its own initiatives, the impetus … Continue reading SLA celebrates WBCD 2019 with Two Nation-wide competitions: Register now !