Use the SLS Webinars page to keep yourself up to date with the latest developments in libraries and books. There are a variety of topics covered within our Webinars, all designed as a tool for CPD. Watch them whenever you want; use them for staff meetings or Inset days, as well as individual training. The majority of these webinars are 20-30 minutes long and new topics will appear at regular intervals.

Sign up to our next live webinar: Autumn Term Teach Meets Webinar - 'Looking at the new D of E Reading Framework.
Thursday 5 October 2023, 2-2.30 pm

Check out our Webinar Programme for the full year and sign-up for any live sessions you wish to attend.

Role of the Book Corner

In this 30-minute webinar, discover effective strategies for maximizing classroom space to create engaging book corners. Packed with ideas, advice, and best practices, this session will equip you with the tools to foster children's love for reading through captivating classroom book displays. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enhance your classroom environment and inspire young readers.

Helping Children Develop a Love of Reading

Make use of the presentation video and accompanying document during parent and carer meetings or share them by downloading for easy distribution. This concise webinar offers valuable top tips for reading with children, empowering parents and carers to actively engage in promoting reading for pleasure at home. Enhance family involvement in children's reading development with these accessible resources.
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Helping Children Choose Books (Summer 2023)

In the Summer Term Webinar for the SLS termly Teach Meets, we looked at aspects of access to the school library, including the library environment, displays, and how pupils choose their library book. We discussed ideas and advice on how to help children choose books they will enjoy ensuring they keep going back for more.

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World Book Day and Beyond (Spring 2023)

In this webinar as part of our termly Teach Meet series, we discussed the ways SLS can support school librarians in building staff enthusiasm and knowledge in order to create an environment which celebrates reading throughout the school, all year round.

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Supporting Disadvantage Pupils in the School Library (Autumn 2022)

The Autumn Teach Meet webinar looked at how the library in a school can support disadvantaged pupils. As well as understanding who these children are in your school and some of the barriers they face, the webinar went over practical ideas about things that you can do to make sure that your library is including and supporting disadvantaged pupils.