National Year of Reading meeting

2012 is the National Year of Reading. This meeting, for teacher librarians and other interested parties, will be a think tank at Penrith City Library,
High Street Penrith (next to Westfield Penrith Plaza)
on Monday November 28 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm.

Not restricted to Penrith area educators, it will include info about:
– National Year of Reading
– the work of Judith Ridge (Westword and The Western Sydney Young People’s Literature Development Project) – Judy Ridge
– NSW DEC initiatives and support for NYR – Colleen Foley, School Libraries & Information Literacy
– Penrith City Library activities – Sarah Dean, public librarian
– Children’s Book Council activities – Jackie Hawkes, teacher-librarian (ret.)


– time for teacher librarians to share brief ideas that encourage our readers to keep reading.

Cheers – Jackie Hawkes