SLANZA Christmas Party 2022

Join us to celebrate the end of the year!

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Let's get together to celebrate a busy year in our school libraries and catch up with friends and colleagues from all parts of Tāmaki Makaurau.

From 5:00 pm mix and mingle and enjoy drinks and nibbles with your school library colleagues.

Meet our guest speaker, author and reading advocate, Melinda Szymanik.

Be in to win prizes and give-aways.

Celebrate and unwind after a busy year - all school library staff are welcome!

SLANZA Tāmaki Makaurau - Auckland Christmas Party

Wednesday, Nov. 23rd, 5pm

Baradene College, 237 Victoria Avenue, Remuera

Venue: Baradene College Library

The carpark entrance is on Sonia Avenue (just off Victoria Avenue).

Students will be at carpark to direct guests to library from 4.45pm to 5.15pm.

Parking is also available on Victoria Avenue outside the school gates.

Please follow the signs to the Library.

A Koha of $5:00 per person would be appreciated.

Please RSVP using this google form

Meet our Guest Speaker

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Melinda Szymanik - Author

Melinda Szymanik is an award-winning writer of picture books, junior and YA fiction, and short stories. She was the 2014 University of Otago College of Education Creative New Zealand Children’s Writer in Residence, and was a judge for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults in 2016.

Melinda is a cheerleader for children’s literacy and sits on the National Board of The New Zealand Society of Authors. She represents the NZSA in her role on the New Zealand Book Awards trust.


SLANZA Tamaki Makaurau Auckland Committee


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