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  • 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
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  • 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
    • Teachers were surveyed about the library:
    • Open up the space and de-clutter
    • Improve scope for access to classes
    • Access to technology for student research
    • Improved teaching tools for class demonstrations
    • More comfortable furniture
    • Change everything
    • Change nothing!
  • 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
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  • 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