Awarded by the Queensland School Library Association, the Queensland Teacher-Librarian of the Year Award is an annual award given to encourage an exceptional school Teacher-Librarian and recognise an outstanding contribution to teacher-librarianship.
Megan Daley, Teacher-Librarian at St Aidan’s Anglican Girls School, is passionate about children’s books and is involved with The Children’s Book Council of Australia, having served as Branch President of Queensland and National Vice President of Australia.
As a strong advocate of children’s literature, Megan is also a judge for the Queensland Literary Awards, writes for KidSpot and other literary and library journals, and is on the Qld chapter for the Australian Children’s Laureate.
She is also a sessional academic at the Queensland University of Technology and a member of the Publications Committee for National Library of Australia Publishing. Megan blogs about all things literary, library and tech at www.childrensbooksdaily.com.
Megan Daley said that she was humbled to be presented this award in front of her idols, including her mother who is also a Teacher-Librarian.
St Aidan’s Anglican Girls School was also presented ALIA’s 2015 Australia’s favourite School Library award.
St Aidan’s Anglican Girls School has been an Oliver v5 user since 2012.