Love Libraries and Beyond Sue Sparks
Public Involvement in Kent <ul><li>Core Objective: </li></ul><ul><li>We will work with all the people of Kent and other pa...
Public Involvement in Kent <ul><li>Users and non-users – an active role in monitoring services </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible ...
Public Involvement in Kent <ul><li>PLUS </li></ul><ul><li>Focus Groups </li></ul><ul><li>User Groups </li></ul><ul><li>On-...
Public Involvement in Kent <ul><li>Volunteering: </li></ul><ul><li>Time to Give </li></ul><ul><li>Home Library Service </l...
Transforming libraries - the way they look and how they deliver services The Love Libraries Project  and Coldharbour Library
Getting people involved <ul><li>The staff </li></ul><ul><li>The users </li></ul><ul><li>The wider community </li></ul><ul>...
The User Group
On the High Street
In the Sports Centre
Local school children visit the Day Centre
 
Power to influence <ul><li>The look </li></ul><ul><li>The lay-out </li></ul><ul><li>The stock </li></ul><ul><li>The activi...
Volunteers at work in the garden
Celebrations
Using the space
Plans for the future <ul><li>Creative Partnerships Project with a local school </li></ul><ul><li>Events in local venues: P...
The Teenage Project
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Career Development Group Conference Monday 30 April 2007 - Engaging Communities - Jubilee Library, Brighton.

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Love Libraries and Beyond

  1. 1. Love Libraries and Beyond Sue Sparks
  2. 2. Public Involvement in Kent <ul><li>Core Objective: </li></ul><ul><li>We will work with all the people of Kent and other partners to develop and promote libraries. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Public Involvement in Kent <ul><li>Users and non-users – an active role in monitoring services </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible approach to seeking and using feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Consult on proposals </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for volunteering </li></ul>
  4. 4. Public Involvement in Kent <ul><li>PLUS </li></ul><ul><li>Focus Groups </li></ul><ul><li>User Groups </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Discussion Forum </li></ul><ul><li>Existing groups e.g. Reading Groups, Baby Rhyme Time, Parents & Carers </li></ul>
  5. 5. Public Involvement in Kent <ul><li>Volunteering: </li></ul><ul><li>Time to Give </li></ul><ul><li>Home Library Service </li></ul>
  6. 6. Transforming libraries - the way they look and how they deliver services The Love Libraries Project and Coldharbour Library
  7. 7. Getting people involved <ul><li>The staff </li></ul><ul><li>The users </li></ul><ul><li>The wider community </li></ul><ul><li>Non-users </li></ul>
  8. 8. The User Group
  9. 9. On the High Street
  10. 10. In the Sports Centre
  11. 11. Local school children visit the Day Centre
  12. 13. Power to influence <ul><li>The look </li></ul><ul><li>The lay-out </li></ul><ul><li>The stock </li></ul><ul><li>The activities </li></ul><ul><li>….. Managing the expectations </li></ul>
  13. 14. Volunteers at work in the garden
  14. 15. Celebrations
  15. 16. Using the space
  16. 17. Plans for the future <ul><li>Creative Partnerships Project with a local school </li></ul><ul><li>Events in local venues: Pubs, Day Centre, Sports Centre, Garden Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday events </li></ul><ul><li>Develop partnerships with local businesses </li></ul>
  17. 18. The Teenage Project

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