Community services access services final

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A short summary about what we are doing to be part of the community at UTS Library.
Produced by Rosemary Wilson & Myself
For Xtreme Access presentation at UTS Library.

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Community services access services final

  1. 1. Community Services initiatives by Access Services<br />
  2. 2. It all started April 2009 with an email from Beth.<br />.<br />
  3. 3. .<br />There was a think tank where ideas were discussed- we decided on “Food For Fines” and Mission Australia as the charity.…<br />
  4. 4. In October we got approval – for 1 week in December.<br />
  5. 5. 2009 was a great success- it ran for 2 weeks and 13 boxes of food were collected. The positive response and publicity were overwhelming.<br />
  6. 6. Also in 2009 we decided there was a need for Justice of the Peace Service in the Library<br />So we considered who were most worthy and<br />Rosemary and Vicki were appointed.<br />
  7. 7. We covered the supervisor<br />2010 saw the emergence of the Knit Wits<br />And the tea room<br />We knitted blankets for Wrap with Love<br />
  8. 8. In November we delivered 14 completed blankets to the Warehouse<br />
  9. 9. In 2010 Food For Fines was an outstanding success. <br />It ran for 3 weeks and almost 2000 items of food were collected. <br />We fed the homeless in a local shelter for 2 weeks.<br />
  10. 10. All this enhances the image of UTS as a vibrant part of the community, not only a centre of learning but also the city university with a social conscience.<br />

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