Throughout the year there are a number of international, national and local events which can be helpful for librarians. These cover a wide range of topics including literacy, education, health and wellbeing and STEM learning.
Using events such as awareness days, book festivals and reading campaigns can be a good way of promoting the vision and aims of Vibrant Libraries, Thriving Schools - The National Strategy for School Libraries in Scotland 2018 - 2023.
Below you will find a list of key events which take place every year. It is not a complete register but rather a list of suggestions you may find helpful. You can take part in as many events as you like.
You can also download the School Key Dates Poster as a handy visual guide as to what's on when throughout the year.
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the School Key Dates list you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
National Conversation Week
Scottish Teenage Book Prize - shortlist announced
Sexual Health Week
Book Week Scotland (Read Write Count bags distributed)