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Ku-ring-gai Library
Partnerships
Internal /External
Internal Partnership with our Council
Regulatory Department
Visitor Experience & Events
Sustainability Department
Art Cent...
Regulatory Department
Cat expo @ the Library (June 2019)
To promote responsible ownership of your pet. Keeping your cat
wi...
Visitor Experience & Events Department
Festival on the Green (May) & Wildflower Garden(August)
Approximately 15,000 people...
Sustainability Department
Bushfire retrofit presentation (June 2019)
Experts in the field shared their knowledge and gave ...
Sustainability Department
Erin Rhoads Book Launch – Waste Not Every day – plastic free July
July 10 – 6-8 PM @ Gordon Libr...
Art Centre
We do Author talks as well as some combined projects like the
Mural launch at the Art Centre which was a public...
Community Services – Youth Services
HSC Lock in
Annually every October we do a combined HSC lock in where the
library is o...
External Organizations
Australian Tax Office (Tax help centre – July – October )
Department of Human Services (Superannuat...
Individuals
Musical Groups – Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra (kids proms)
Wildlife Photographers – Jan Latta
Local Auth...
CBCA – Children’s Book Council Australia
Northern Sub branch
We organize Author events
Creative writing workshops
Storytim...
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Adults Attendance C&YA Attendance2
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Early Ed – Early intervention for children with disability
Received $2000 grant money –
Will be used to purchase items for...
Thank You
From
Gayatri Krishnamurthy, Information Services Team
Leader
Michelle Cairns, Children’s and Youth Library Offic...
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Gayatri Krishnamurthy and Michelle Cairns, Ku-ring-gai Collaborative programs

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Presented at combined meeting of the marketing and programs group, and the reference and information services group at Blacktown 7 August 2019

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Gayatri Krishnamurthy and Michelle Cairns, Ku-ring-gai Collaborative programs

  1. 1. Ku-ring-gai Library Partnerships Internal /External
  2. 2. Internal Partnership with our Council Regulatory Department Visitor Experience & Events Sustainability Department Art Centre Community Services – Youth Services
  3. 3. Regulatory Department Cat expo @ the Library (June 2019) To promote responsible ownership of your pet. Keeping your cat within your home boundaries which results in protecting the environment and wildlife. Eg. Cat proof fence roller, cat cage
  4. 4. Visitor Experience & Events Department Festival on the Green (May) & Wildflower Garden(August) Approximately 15,000 people come to enjoy a fantastic day of fun, food and entertainment. The Library gets a stall and staff on duty plan story time, craft activities and encourage visitors to use our library resources. The Library targets families with children and promote our resources. St Ives Medieval Faire Attracts 20,000 visitors every year. Library has a tent and promotes resources and services. We also organize craft activities, medieval board games etc for adults and children. Naidoc Week Storytime – July 2019 – Featherdale Wildlife Park
  5. 5. Sustainability Department Bushfire retrofit presentation (June 2019) Experts in the field shared their knowledge and gave advice on how to protect property in the event of bushfire.
  6. 6. Sustainability Department Erin Rhoads Book Launch – Waste Not Every day – plastic free July July 10 – 6-8 PM @ Gordon Library Would you like to throw away less? Do something for the planet? But not ready to dive straight into composting or go totally plastic-free yet? Waste Not Everyday is your step-by-step guide with 365 easy changes that will not only influence what you throw out but also have a genuine impact on the future of our planet. Lauren Hickson will also join us as MC for the night. Lauren runs local, sustainable business Refillery, providing eco cleaning and beauty products. which you can refill using your own bottles from home.
  7. 7. Art Centre We do Author talks as well as some combined projects like the Mural launch at the Art Centre which was a public art worked on by community members. Art Centre Staff are also judging the heats of the ArtSci competition (run in Collaboration with the Northern Sydney Science Hub)
  8. 8. Community Services – Youth Services HSC Lock in Annually every October we do a combined HSC lock in where the library is open till 10 pm for registered participants. Youth services provide dinner and refreshments. They also provide a mind-works space for the kids to relax.
  9. 9. External Organizations Australian Tax Office (Tax help centre – July – October ) Department of Human Services (Superannuation talk) Ability Links (Hot desk – Migrant Resource Centre, Vision Australia, ADHD support, UnitingCare -NDIS, etc) CASS – Chinese Australian Services Society – Lunar New year – February every year Sydney Adventist Hospital – Outreach services – Heart Health Talk – 2019 CSIRO - Science Week presentation at St Ives Library - 'Is Bigger Always Better?‘ – August 2019 - Australia’s Talking Science series as part of Sydney Science Festival in National Science Week Northers Sydney Science Hub & CSIRO – ArtSci Competition Discovery Museums
  10. 10. Individuals Musical Groups – Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra (kids proms) Wildlife Photographers – Jan Latta Local Authors & Local Book shops Local Solicitors – Talk - Estate planning for seniors – Wills, Power of Attorney, Enduring guardianships, Family provision Claims, Trusts
  11. 11. CBCA – Children’s Book Council Australia Northern Sub branch We organize Author events Creative writing workshops Storytime sessions with Authors Book-week author panel – discussing BWT
  12. 12. Graph 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 FY 2018 FY 2019 Adults Attendance C&YA Attendance2 Year Adults Attendance C&YA Attendance2 FY 2018 29 705 40 712 FY 2019 31 907 55 791
  13. 13. Early Ed – Early intervention for children with disability Received $2000 grant money – Will be used to purchase items for kids with special needs which will allow inclusive story-time sessions at all our libraries
  14. 14. Thank You From Gayatri Krishnamurthy, Information Services Team Leader Michelle Cairns, Children’s and Youth Library Officer gkrishnamurthy@kmc.nsw.gov.au mcairns@kmc.nsw.gov.au

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