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Reimagining the library landscape: an approach to school library design

By Anne Whisken

Issue 103, Term 4 2017

at the base of a new Centre for Learning and Innovation, was completed a year ago. Since then, we have arranged our collections to suit the spaces, redesigned our service models, and developed the processes to help our community make best use of our beautiful new library learning spaces. It took abo

Ten ways to transform your library into a flexible learning space

By Liza Moss

Issue 107, Term 4 2018

Warners Bay High School is a large co-educational comprehensive state high school, south of Newcastle. The school library serves around 1,300 students and 100 staff. Like many schools, it has a building known as the multipurpose centre or MPC. While it is true that its uses may vary among assemblie

(Re)Designing the library through school community participation

By Dr Hilary Hughes

Issue 111, Term 4 2019

Designing a school library presents exciting and sometimes daunting challenges. It can bring the whole school community together in a shared creative purpose. However, as one experienced teacher librarian commented: ‘It’s not enough to have a pretty building or space, it has to work as well’ (Bland

A not so secret garden

By Kathryn Williams, Heather Harrison

Issue 112, Term 1 2020

our students. Once we received approval in principle for the idea, we sent NatureWorks photographs of our space. They subsequently created several designs that met our layout and approved budget, and staff were asked for input. Once the desired option was agreed upon, another proposal was submitt