Game Night

Ready for some good old-fashioned winter fun? Join SALIN for a friendly evening of board games, and test your wits against your fellow information professionals.

We will provide games, but we welcome anyone who would like to bring and share their own favourite games. You can play just for fun, or join our tournament. There will be snacks to keep your energy up, or bring your own food and drink (no alcohol).

When: Thursday 2nd August, 6-8pm
Where: Box Factory Community Centre (Hurtle Room), 59 Regent St, Adelaide

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Quiztacular

Thanks to everyone who made our Totally Rad! 1990s Quiz such a great event. On a stormy Friday night, we had 100 people fill the Walkerville Town Hall, and because of their generosity we will be donating $700 to the Welcome Centre.

Congratulations to all of our prize winners:

  • Best dressed table: Smells like quiz spirit
  • Best dressed individual: Hannah Foster as Hermione Granger
  • 3rd place (by the narrowest of margins!): Taking care of business
  • 2nd place: Table 5
  • 1st place: Smells like quiz spirit

Their fabulous prizes were provided by our sponsors: Dymocks, Wakefield Press, Emerald, B.-d. Farm Paris Creek, Howard Vineyard, #Meow Cat Cafe, Monastery Coffee, and Flowers Everywhere.

Report: Take the fear out of networking

On Wednesday 22nd March, SALIN hosted Take the fear out of networking, a workshop providing advice on social communication for your career.

The event started with a networking bingo session to get everyone out of their seats and into conversations. Two experienced networkers then provided some invaluable advice. The event concluded with a speed-networking activity which gave everyone the chance to practice what they had learned and speak to all other attendees.

We’d like to thank our guest presenters Jennifer Osborn (Research Librarian at the University of Adelaide) and Eleanor Thomas (Acquisitions Coordinator at the University of South Australia). Here’s a summary of their advice:

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Celebrate 2016 with SALIN!

SALIN and ALIA SA are hosting a social gathering to celebrate the Christmas season and the end of another year for South Australian librarians.

Come along, catch up with colleagues, and make some new friends! Everyone is welcome.

When: Wednesday 14th December, any time from 5:30pm into the evening

Where: Lady Burra Brewhouse, 4 Topham Mall, Adelaide

What: Lady Burra serves beers brewed on the premises, along with a range of wines, cocktails, spirits and soft drinks. Dinner options include tapas, pizzas, burgers and salads.

RSVP by 10th December using this form:

Hope to see you there!