Inspiration for Modern School Library Environments

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There are so many wonderful school library staff out there who are an inspiration to their schools and communities.
Its not just the big events its the fun Orientation idea, the great display, reading and learning hooks and experiences...
Advocate and be recognized for your achievements!


Opening the Book - Library Design Services & Consultancy. UK.
Company owner Rachel Van Riel is Keynote speaker for SLANZA Conference 2017.
YouTube: Rachel Van Riel 1: Putting Readers First"Sell the sizzle, not the sausage!"

Innovative Learning Environments - From the NZ Ministry of Education

Design Thinking for Libraries - A Toolkit for Patron-Centered Design.
http://designthinkingforlibraries.com
Brought to you by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and IDEO


Leading Learning : Standards of practice for School Library Learning Commons in Canada 2014
Designed for Learning : School Libraries / CILIP
Designed for Learning video 27.32 - excellent video, well worth the time.
The Mary Idema Pew Library video 4.35
No right brain left behind 1.33
The Saanich School District (No. 63) 5.43 - Transforming traditional library spaces to a Learning Commons model
Modern Library Learning Environments in Christchurch schools 4.49 (2015)


Library Displays:
Creative Library Displays - by Anita Vandenberghe, Library Manager at Saint Kentigern College
Library Displays Blog - by Elaine Pearson, Librarian at Horowhenua College

National Library Services to Schools:
National Library Services to Schools
Explore includes:
School Library Best Practice Videos
School Library Images
School Libraries - Information and Inspiration

Photos:
School Library Photos from Waikato Bay of Plenty Schools
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Pinterest:
Join Pinterest to search and create your own boards.
School Libraries On Pinterest - A visual extravaganza!
School Library Design on Pinterest
School Library Displays on Pinterest


WOW Library Design:
Christchurch Public Libraries - Fendalton Library, New Brighton, Upper Riccarton Community & School Library
International School, Bangkok
New York Public Library's Battery Park City branch - an example of a 'Green' Library.