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Working with Young Volunteers Training Day - YLG Scotland

Date: 2nd September 9.45am - 4.15pm

Venue: Conference Room, Central Library, Wellgate Shopping Centre, Dundee. DD1 1DB

Cost: YLG Members: £35, Non-YLG Members: £40

Pay on the day (cash only) or by invoice to your employers.

Working with young volunteers in libraries is gaining popularity as young people are looking to do more volunteering to enhance their chances of further education and/or employment. Libraries are in a ideal postition to offer our young people an opportunity to develop their life skills.                     

This full day training will highlight some different ways in which young volunteers can be used in library settings with good practice examples and hearing from some Young Volunteers themselves!

This training day will include:

Jacqueline Geekie, Aberdeenshire Libraries, talking about pupils becoming IT tutors for members of the public

Young Scot talking about Youth Engagement 

Q & A session with Disclosure Scotland 

Using young volunteers in Dyslexia Chatterbooks groups

Author Kirkland Ciccone. There will be an opportunity to buy Kirkland's books and have them signed. 

Volunteer Centre Dundee will be on hand to answer any questions about working with volunteers and engaging with the Saltire Award.

Lunch is not provided, however, there are a number of shops and cafes nearby. 


Professional Registration and Portfolio Building plus Reflective Writing

The following course is presented in partnership with the CILIPS North East Branch.

Date: 6th September

Venue: Airyhall Library, Aberdeen

Professional Registration and Portfolio Building 10am-1.30pm

This event is for anyone undertaking Certification, Chartership or Fellowship. The event will look at building portfolios, the CILIP VLE, a candidate's perspective, the role of the mentor and an overview from a CILIP Assessor.

Reflective Writing 2-4pm

Reflective practice is a valuable way of understanding how professionals can evaluate what they do in order to improve their performance in the workplace. From this session, delegates will develop and refine their critical skills of reflection while reviewing classic reflective practice and social learning theory. Session will be delivered by Dr. Moira Bailey, RGU.

Delegates can attend either or both sessions.



KB+ training workshop

Date: 14th September - 11am – 3:30pm

Venue: Dundee 

Workshop purpose and who it’s for

This free one day workshop is designed to help you get more out of KB+, such as managing current and past subscriptions, link resolvers’ targets and licences.

This workshop is for you if you are new to KB+ or if you have some experience of using KB+ and want to learn more about advanced features and how to get more out of it.

There is no cost for attending the workshop. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The workshop will provide you with an opportunity to:

  • learn more about how to use KB+ and introduce you to some of its features (hands-on session).
  • exchange experiences with other members of the KB+ community.
  • find out more about how KB+ is interoperable with other services including JUSP.
  • provide feedback to the KB+ team to inform development of the service.

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CILIP in Scotland Autumn Gathering

Date: October 20th 

Venue: Glasgow City Hotel

Booking and further details announced in summer.