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2013 11-07--community collaboration--nekls

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This daylong presentation for library directors attending the Northeast Kansas Library System Library Directors Institute on November 7, 2013 in Valley Falls, Kansas, is designed to help participants further hone their skills in fostering community collaborations through a series of conversations and exercises demonstrating the collaborative process.

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2013 11-07--community collaboration--nekls

  1. 1. Community Collaboration: Helping Shape Our Communities A Conversation Facilitated by Paul Signorelli Writer/Trainer/Consultant Paul Signorelli & Associates paul@paulsignorelli.com Northeast Kansas Library System Directors Institute November 7, 2013 Valley Falls, Kansas
  2. 2. It’s Personal
  3. 3. It’s W W Make of It hat e
  4. 4. Atchison Library: 6x6 Early Literacy
  5. 5. Basehor Community Library: Annual Go Dog Go Fundraiser
  6. 6. Baldwin City Library: Art, Alpacas, and W ildlife
  7. 7. Silver Lake Public Library: Farmers Market Vendors
  8. 8. Eudora Public Library: Adventure Days
  9. 9. Rossville Community Library: Reading in Local Nursing Home
  10. 10. Mary Cotton Public Library: Kiwanis and Lions Clubs
  11. 11. Morrill Public Library: Quilt Shop
  12. 12. Exploring Our Communities: An Exercise in Partnerships
  13. 13. Thinkers W orth Knowing: Ray Oldenburg & the Third Place
  14. 14. Thinkers W orth Knowing: Ray Oldenburg & the Third Place “…those happy gathering places that a community may contain, those ‘homes away from home’…”
  15. 15. Thinkers W orth Knowing: Peter Block & Community
  16. 16. Thinkers W orth Knowing: Peter Block & Community Citizens participate; consumers “surrender to others the power to provide what is essential for a full and satisfied life.”
  17. 17. Thinkers W orth Knowing: R. David Lankes & New Librarianship
  18. 18. Thinkers W orth Knowing: R. David Lankes & New Librarianship “The Mission of Librarians is to Improve Society through Facilitating Knowledge Creation in their Communities”
  19. 19. Discussion #1: Identifying Matches Between Library and Community Needs
  20. 20. Libraries, Community, and Learning: Libraries as a Newly-Defined Fourth Place?
  21. 21. Libraries, Community, and Learning: Libraries Already as Fourth Place
  22. 22. Putting the “Social” into Social Media
  23. 23. Learning, Innovation, and Collaboration: Connectivist MOOCS
  24. 24. Learning, Innovation, and Collaboration: Personal Learning Networks
  25. 25. Thinkers W orth Knowing: Richard Harwood
  26. 26. Thinkers W orth Knowing: Richard Harwood “This ne w tra je c to ry , p e o p le s a y , will ta ke s ha p e o nly thro ug h a c tio ns tha t s ta rt s m a ll, a nd lo c a l, be twe e n a nd a m o ng the m , be g inning c lo s e to ho m e , o n a hum a n s c a le . ”
  27. 27. Thinkers W orth Knowing: Maureen Sullivan http://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/libraries-transforming-communities
  28. 28. Defining Our Message, Then Crafting It
  29. 29. Discussion #2: The Elevator Speech
  30. 30. And This Just In: Elevator Speeches & Libraries
  31. 31. Discussion #2: The Elevator Speech
  32. 32. Blending Ideas from Our Inspirations
  33. 33. Blending Ideas from Our Inspirations
  34. 34. Blending Ideas from Our Inspirations
  35. 35. Blending Ideas from Our Inspirations
  36. 36. Blending Ideas from Our Inspirations
  37. 37. Thinkers W orth Knowing: Jim Diers “… s ta rt whe re p e o p le a re … this m e a ns o rg a niz ing p e o p le a ro und wha t inte re s ts the m ra the r tha n a ro und wha t y o u think the y s ho uld be inte re s te d in. ”
  38. 38. Our Challenge: Identifying Community Needs and Solutions
  39. 39. Discussion #3: Finding our Collaborators
  40. 40. Discussion #4: Identifying and Overcoming Hurdles
  41. 41. Discussion #5: Identifying W to Do hat
  42. 42. In Summary
  43. 43. In Summary
  44. 44. In Summary
  45. 45. In Summary
  46. 46. In Summary
  47. 47. In Summary
  48. 48. In Summary
  49. 49. Resources
  50. 50. Resources Website for “Transforming Libraries”: ttp://www.ala.org/transforminglibraries/libraries-transforming-communities n annotated visual bibliography of resources: ommunity & Collaboration in an Onsite-Online World,” ailable at http://paulsignorelli.com/PDFs/Bibliography--Community_and_Collaboration.pdf
  51. 51. Questions, Comments, and Next Steps
  52. 52. For More Information Paul Signorelli & Associates 1032 Irving St., #514 San Francisco, CA 94122 415.681.5224 paul@paulsignorelli.com http://paulsignorelli.com Twitter: @paulsignorelli http://buildingcreativebridges.wordpress.com
  53. 53. Credits & Acknowledgments (1 of 2) Slide Design by Paul Signorelli (Images taken from lickr.com unless otherwise noted): Circle of Hands: From Sheryl’s Boys’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/mmgjrwq Girl Reaching Out: From BenSpark’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/lhnp257 Kansas: From ChrisM70’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/ks3y2dy Atchison Library 6x6: From AtchisonLibrary.org Basehor Library Go Dog Go: Online photo album at http://tracielansingphotography.smugmug.com/Events/Go-DogGo-2013 Baldwin Library Summer Reading: Newspaper article at http://signal.baldwincity.com/news/2013/jun/10/animalsattraction-librarys-summer-reading-program/ Silver Lake Library Farmers Market: Announcement at http://www.silverlakelibrary.org/farmers-market-the-library/ Eudora Library Adventure Days: Announcement at http://www.eudorapubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-grant/ Rossville Community Library: From http://www.rossvillelibrary.org/services/home-delivery-service/ Mary Cotton Public Library: From http://www.sabethalibrary.org/ Morrill Library Quilts: From Library’s Facebook page at http://tinyurl.com/n6l9vdt Listen/Understand/Act: From HigherSight’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/mxjnotf Circle of Interconnected Hands: From MaryScheirer’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/lwtlcop Information Commons, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Lied Library): From Mal Booth’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/knd6vjk Homework Help: From Topeka & Shawnee County Library’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/k4no7d9 Richard Harwood: From ALA – The American Library Association’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/kkqj7nh Maureen Sullivan: From ALA – The American Library Association’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/lbj673y Elevator: From Trepelu’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/kfwbkmc Elevator Buttons: From CB Photography’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/lc8gvqz
  54. 54. Credits & Acknowledgments (2 of 2) Slide Design by Paul Signorelli (Images taken from lickr.com unless otherwise noted): Jim Diers: From AlexAbboud’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/mbo7uu8 Leaping Over Hurdles: From SoggyDan’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/n5xbgve Living Your Plan: From Symphony of Love’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/lpq2yoy Question Marks: From Valerie Everett’s photostream at http://www.flickr.com/photos/valeriebb/3006348550/sizes/m/in/photostream/
  55. 55. Thinkers W orth Knowing (Images taken from lickr.com unless otherwise noted): Peter Block: From Coyenator’s photostream at http://www.flickr.com/photos/coyenator/3283315715/sizes/m/in/photostream/ R. David Lankes: From Tracie7779s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/kuay34w Circle of Interconnected Hands: From MaryScheirer’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/lwtlcop Elevator: From Trepelu’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/kfwbkmc Leaping Over Hurdles: From SoggyDan’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/n5xbgve Living Your Plan: From Symphony of Love’s photostream at http://tinyurl.com/lpq2yoy

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