Augmented Libraries Summit 2018

Friday, 9 March 2018 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Meridan State College, Meridan Plains, Australia


Augmented Libraries Summit 2017

Date:     Friday 9th March, 2018
Time:    9:00am - 3:00pm
Venue:  Contemporary Learning Hub, Meridan State College
Cost:      $160 ex GST

View the Flyer and Program

Come along to the Contemporary Learning Hub this March for a day of networking and sharing with Teacher Librarians, School and Community based library staff and educators from throughout the state.

This year our Augmented Libraries Summit returns with even more creative and innovative ideas for adding additional layers of engagement and interactivity to your library space. Participants will be able to explore the latest ACTF media and apps and get hands on with the latest makerspace and digital tech resources in our Find Your Treasure Exploratorium and will be inspired by engaging sessions, an author talk and hands-on experiences. Flip to the next page to view the full program.

Program Inclusions

Keynote address – Lance Balchin

Join acclaimed author and illustrator Lance Balchin as he unpacks the world of the future depicted in his imaginative field guides of Mechanica creatures. Learn how he created the unique illustrations and discover how you can use his texts with students to unleash their imaginations and challenge them to consider their preferred futures.

Find Your Treasure Exploratorium

Get hands on and explore current and emerging resources for STEAM and your library as you move through the learning centres and displays in our Find Your Treasure Exploratorium. Learn about the First Kids on Mars project, interact with the Sunshine Coast Libraries team and see some creative ideas for your library for Book Week 2018.

ACTF Team Workshops

The Australian Children’s Television Foundation team are joining us to share their latest content for schools and to get you hands on with the engaging apps they are developing to engage young learners.

Morning Tea & Lunch

Enjoy a delicious morning tea and a picturesque lunch in our Rainforest Retreat.

Networking opportunities

Network and share ideas with other teacher librarians, library staff and educators from throughout the state.


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(Inc. Tax)
Standard Registration (GST free price for EQ School Payments)$160.00
Standard Registration (includes GST Non EQ Schools)$176.00
Pre-Service Student Registration (includes GST)$132.00