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Efford Plymouth
What is HeadSpace? <ul><li>HeadSpace is a place where you can read, listen, surf, talk, meet friends, enjoy a drink or a s...
Opportunities for 11-19s: <ul><li>Choose activities and projects </li></ul><ul><li>Host events </li></ul><ul><li>Create on...
What’s happening at HeadSpace? <ul><li>Manga drawing workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Nintendo Wii tournaments </li></ul><ul><l...
HeadSpace: the movie <ul><li>HeadSpace 11-14s made a promotional movie in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>The film was shown on the...
HeadSpace: the movie II <ul><li>HeadSpace 15-18s group created a film entry for the Public Library Building Awards 2009 in...
Online… <ul><li>HeadSpace Efford launched their own blog following International Youth Day 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// ...
 
 
 
Where did we start? <ul><li>Summer 2006 consultations took place for National Lottery and The Reading Agency HeadSpace pro...
Our aims <ul><li>To increase the number of 11-19s visiting the library </li></ul><ul><li>To increase the library membershi...
National HeadSpace targets <ul><li>By 2010: </li></ul><ul><li>205 young people engaged in HeadSpace activities (117) </li>...
18 months on… <ul><li>Due to an expanding group size we divided HeadSpace into two age groups 11-14s and 15-19s </li></ul>...
What the young people say… <ul><li>“It’s fun!!!!!!” </li></ul><ul><li>“I have new friends” </li></ul><ul><li>“It stops me ...
<ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address]   </li></ul><ul><li>or call 01752 306791...
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  1. 1. Efford Plymouth
  2. 2. What is HeadSpace? <ul><li>HeadSpace is a place where you can read, listen, surf, talk, meet friends, enjoy a drink or a snack and generally chill, to your heart’s and head’s content. </li></ul><ul><li>One of 20 innovative pilot projects in libraries across England </li></ul>
  3. 3. Opportunities for 11-19s: <ul><li>Choose activities and projects </li></ul><ul><li>Host events </li></ul><ul><li>Create online content </li></ul><ul><li>Photograph events and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Choose books, consoles and games </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology </li></ul><ul><li>Organise and attend promotional events </li></ul><ul><li>Read and review books </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer at HeadSpace </li></ul><ul><li>Use a wide range of library services </li></ul>
  4. 4. What’s happening at HeadSpace? <ul><li>Manga drawing workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Nintendo Wii tournaments </li></ul><ul><li>Blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Author visits: </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Higgins at the library, Darren Shan at Waterstones & Joanna Nadin at the University of Plymouth </li></ul><ul><li>Guitar hero tuition </li></ul><ul><li>HeadSpace got talent and X factor </li></ul><ul><li>Songwriting & beatboxing </li></ul><ul><li>Local projects: </li></ul><ul><li>Efford Library Mural design, Happy Valley Day </li></ul>
  5. 5. HeadSpace: the movie <ul><li>HeadSpace 11-14s made a promotional movie in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>The film was shown on the BBC Big Screen in Plymouth’s City Centre </li></ul>
  6. 6. HeadSpace: the movie II <ul><li>HeadSpace 15-18s group created a film entry for the Public Library Building Awards 2009 in partnership with the Youth Offending Prevention team </li></ul><ul><li>The library was entered under the category Innovation as the design was developed in response to the needs of HeadSpace and other user groups </li></ul>
  7. 7. Online… <ul><li>HeadSpace Efford launched their own blog following International Youth Day 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// headspaceefford.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>350 views to date </li></ul><ul><li>HeadSpace Efford also twitter – the application is embedded on the blog </li></ul><ul><li>HeadSpace Efford 15-19s have created their own Facebook group </li></ul>
  8. 11. Where did we start? <ul><li>Summer 2006 consultations took place for National Lottery and The Reading Agency HeadSpace project funding bid </li></ul><ul><li>Created partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Design consultations </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach with local youth groups </li></ul><ul><li>Stock buy at Waterstones </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Planning the launch event </li></ul>
  9. 12. Our aims <ul><li>To increase the number of 11-19s visiting the library </li></ul><ul><li>To increase the library membership of 11-19s </li></ul><ul><li>To increase the number of 11-19s getting accreditation through volunteering at HeadSpace </li></ul>
  10. 13. National HeadSpace targets <ul><li>By 2010: </li></ul><ul><li>205 young people engaged in HeadSpace activities (117) </li></ul><ul><li>30 young people involved in designing and planning the HeadSpace site (40) </li></ul><ul><li>2 young people undertaking work placements or securing employment with the library service or partners (2 planned work placements) </li></ul><ul><li>35 young people have improved knowledge, understanding or skills (40) </li></ul><ul><li>25 young people have improved awareness of their own feelings (36) </li></ul><ul><li>30 young people experience personal development and social progress (33) </li></ul><ul><li>140 young people discover opportunities for enjoyment, inspiration and creativity as a result of their involvement (36) </li></ul>Using HeadSpace Efford figures and records; The Reading Agency HeadSpace evaluation tools
  11. 14. 18 months on… <ul><li>Due to an expanding group size we divided HeadSpace into two age groups 11-14s and 15-19s </li></ul><ul><li>HeadSpace 11-14s providing volunteer support to local events </li></ul><ul><li>HeadSpace 15-19s entered a national competition on behalf of their library </li></ul><ul><li>HeadSpace continues to host innovative young people’s events at the library </li></ul>
  12. 15. What the young people say… <ul><li>“It’s fun!!!!!!” </li></ul><ul><li>“I have new friends” </li></ul><ul><li>“It stops me reading too much” </li></ul><ul><li>“I have new friends (the volunteers) Pete and Sam!!!” </li></ul><ul><li>“We have parties and we are allowed to make noise in the library” </li></ul><ul><li>Using National Youth Agency Participation tool “What’s Changed?” </li></ul>
  13. 16. <ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>or call 01752 306791 </li></ul>
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