New Professionals Seminar – The Wonder Years

Celebrate August to learn, experience and share your librarianship journey! SMU Libraries and LAS proudly present this 2-day seminar where you can acquire practical skills that are needed for today’s workplace and expand your network with peers.

Who should Attend:

Recent library graduates and early career professionals with no more than 3 years working experience in academic and polytechnic libraries.

Celebrate the wonder and future years of your career!

Register Now
Date: 20 and 21 August 2018

Venue:  Singapore Management University
Li Ka Shing Library,
70 Stamford Road
Singapore 178901

Registration: Free
(Limited to 80 participants)

What you are in for:
Day One
8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Parallel Session Workshops
Option 1: Storytelling through Data Visualisation
Option 2: Design Thinking
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch and New Professionals’ Seminar Poster Photo Session
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Welcome Remarks
6:00 pm Seminar Dinner
Day Two
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Information Literacy Teaching & Instructional Design Skills Toolkit by Lisa Hinchliffe
Instructional Design and Designing Learning Experiences – Active Learning as Formative Assessment
Instruction scenarios through Stephen Brookfield’s 4 Lenses (self, student, peer, literature) – Modelling Reflective Practice
Working with Faculty and Other Campus Partners
Taking Charge of Your Own Professional Development + Setting Action Goals
Panel Discussion
Check seminar website for details
Questions? Contact
Brought to you by SMU Libraries and LAS


IFLA WLIC – Library Visits and Tours in Singapore

The Council of Chief Librarians (CCL) and the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) welcomes you to the IFLA WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and extends a neighbourly invitation to you for library visits in Singapore. If you are transiting or stopping over in Singapore and have some free time on either Thursday 23rd or Friday 31st August 2018, then you may want to visit the following libraries for a free guided tour.

Please Note:

  • To Register: Email the individual library’s contact person directly [first come first; first serve basis].
  • Registration Closes Sunday 12th August 2018.

LAS AGM 2018







NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of Members of the Library Association of Singapore will be held on: –

Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018

Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm

Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute. 11 Eunos Rd 8, Singapore 408601 

All members are cordially invited to attend the meeting.


  1. President’s Address.
  2. To confirm Minutes of the AGM held on 17 May 2017.
  3. To receive and, if approved, pass the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31 December 2017.
  4. To receive the Committee’s Report for 2017/2018.
  5. To transact Any Other Business

To facilitate the AGM agenda for item #3, please find attached to this email, a google link to our Annual Report 2017 and auditor’s report. It also contains the minutes of the last AGM for your review.

AGM will be followed with a Lunch. For those interested, there will also be a tour of the Lifelong Learning Institute’s Library at 1.30pm and 2.00pm.

Please RSVP your attendance by Saturday, 19 May 2018, 6PM via the google form

Thank you

IFLA World Library & Information Congress 2018

IFLA World Library & Information Congress 2018 will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 24 – 30 August 2018.

For more information about the conference, visit

Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 is Open For Registration

Calling all LAS members!

Please see the invitation to register for the APLIC 2018! This special conference, held in Gold Coast, Australia, is jointly organised by ALIA, LIANZA and LAS 🙂

So do support the conference!

For more information about the programme, visit or download the APLIC 2018 Registration Brochure.

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