Re-thinking the School Library Space Andrew Finegan
DIY http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinkmoose/2309010735/ A DIY Guide
An outside(r) perspective http://www.flickr.com/photos/bloomgal/5354645257/
First Impressions
 
What does this say about the library?
What values should the library promote?
What do we need to re-think to create a 21st century  library space?
The needs of teachers <ul><li>Teachers were surveyed about the library: </li></ul><ul><li>Open up the space and de-clutter...
The needs of students http://www.flickr.com/photos/genkigecko/2662103925/
Engage and Inspire (students AND teachers) Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria
Shelving After Before
Displays
Before After
 
Flexibility http://www.flickr.com/photos/jinnpod/4401782232/
Give your users permission to be creative http://www.flickr.com/photos/ripizzo/2310929170/
Creative Teaching Local History Collection, Yarra Libraries
Creative Reading
Reader Development Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vagawi/3155400274/
Risk http://www.flickr.com/photos/sean_hickin/4319839458/
Building the way… Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria
Questions? Andrew Finegan Twitter: @begin_again Email: afinegan@gmail.com
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    1. 1. Re-thinking the School Library Space Andrew Finegan
    2. 2. DIY http://www.flickr.com/photos/pinkmoose/2309010735/ A DIY Guide
    3. 3. An outside(r) perspective http://www.flickr.com/photos/bloomgal/5354645257/
    4. 4. First Impressions
    5. 6. What does this say about the library?
    6. 7. What values should the library promote?
    7. 8. What do we need to re-think to create a 21st century library space?
    8. 9. The needs of teachers <ul><li>Teachers were surveyed about the library: </li></ul><ul><li>Open up the space and de-clutter </li></ul><ul><li>Improve scope for access to classes </li></ul><ul><li>Access to technology for student research </li></ul><ul><li>Improved teaching tools for class demonstrations </li></ul><ul><li>More comfortable furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Change everything </li></ul><ul><li>Change nothing! </li></ul>
    9. 10. The needs of students http://www.flickr.com/photos/genkigecko/2662103925/
    10. 11. Engage and Inspire (students AND teachers) Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria
    11. 12. Shelving After Before
    12. 13. Displays
    13. 14. Before After
    14. 16. Flexibility http://www.flickr.com/photos/jinnpod/4401782232/
    15. 17. Give your users permission to be creative http://www.flickr.com/photos/ripizzo/2310929170/
    16. 18. Creative Teaching Local History Collection, Yarra Libraries
    17. 19. Creative Reading
    18. 20. Reader Development Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria
    19. 21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/vagawi/3155400274/
    20. 22. Risk http://www.flickr.com/photos/sean_hickin/4319839458/
    21. 23. Building the way… Pictures Collection, State Library of Victoria
    22. 24. Questions? Andrew Finegan Twitter: @begin_again Email: afinegan@gmail.com

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