Australian School Library Association

The Australian School Library Association (ASLA) is the national authority, the peak forum in the field of teacher librarianship and school library resource services.

Its aim is to maximise opportunities for students to obtain independent lifelong learning and decision making skills through ASLA's commitment to :

  • High professional standards
  • Awareness of advances and changes in technology and the competence and ability to teach and use it
  • Effective, cooperative use of school resource services by the whole school community
  • Qualified teacher librarians with an image of excellence
  • Optimum use of the dual skills of teaching and librarianship.


Nominations are now open for the following 2023 ASLA Awards:

    • ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian Award
    • ASLA Early Career Teacher Librarian Award
    • ASLA Library Advocate Award

Nominations close: Friday 24 February 2023

Details and nomination forms

**NEW** 2023 Webinar Series Packages


For details and to sign up, click here!

And now introducing:

$90 packages also available for Student Members

Sign up here

Early bird registrations open: ASLA's Biennial Conference 2023

Visit our Conference webpage: ASLA Conference 2023

Conference Sponsorship Packages now available: details here.


Register here

**NEW** Author Pen Pals Initiative

ASLA is pleased to be joining with British-Australian children's author Kate Foster and international children's and young adult author Dee White to promote the Author Pen Pals initiative. More information here...

**NEW** Call for presentations at EduTech 2023


ASLA is excited to be partnering again with @EduTECH_AU to bring you the Future Forward School Libraries Seminar to be held at EduTech 2023.

We are now inviting presentation proposals for the program. Please send applications via

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Australian School Library Association, Inc. | PO Box 9106, Deakin ACT 2600 | AUSTRALIA | email: | tel. 0439 358 607 / +61 439 358 607

ABN: 13 949 313 604
ARBN: 141 262 866

ASLA acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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