Harrogate 2017 - Youth Libraries Group & School Library Association Joint Conference - Lightbulb Moments: Powered by Librarians

23–25 June 2017 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire.

This joint conference celebrated the 80th anniversary of the CILIP Carnegie Medal and the School Library Association both established in 1937 and the CILIP Greenaway Medal which was first was awarded 60 years ago. Special events included The Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medals Celebration Gala Dinner. Honorary YLG Membership was bestowed upon Chris Riddell and Yvonne Manning.

Themes included self-esteem, mental health and reading; book awards and controversial books; visual literacy; e-resources; information literacy and practical reading promotions. Additionally there was a varied programme of optional sessions for school and public librarians. Presentations, reading lists and workshop notes from these sessions and keynote speeches can be viewed and downloaded on the School Library Association week-end course page.

View the full Joint Conference Programme

See photos from the Joint Conference on the School Library Association Lightbulb Moments image gallery page