Open the Book: Developing the school library to support reading for pleasure — Christchurch
- Date: Thursday, 25 October, 2018
9am to 3pm
National Library Christchurch Centre, Cavendish Business Park, 150 Cavendish Road, Casebrook
- Contact Details:
Cathy Kennedy — email@example.com
Dates, fees, and registration
|Date and time||Thursday 25 October, 9am to 3pm|
|Registrations close||Thursday 18 October|
Who this learning event is for
- Primary, intermediate, and secondary library teams (librarians, library assistants).
- Teachers with Library Responsibility.
- Literacy leaders.
What you'll learn
- Understand why reading for pleasure and creating life-long readers are so important.
- Explore factors that are important to consider when developing your library space, services, and collections to create a reader-centred library.
- Learn ways that the school library can contribute to creating a reading culture in your school.
- Learn how to identify areas for development in your library and what strategies you can introduce to promote reading for pleasure.
- Understand the importance of evidence-based practice and how to be an advocate for your library.
What you'll do
- Explore and discuss 6 factors that contribute to developing your library space, services, and collections to support reading for pleasure.
- Share and discover strategies that can be implemented in the school library to support reading for pleasure.
- Explore evidence-based practice and strategies to advocate for your library.
- Reflect on your current library space, services, and collections to identify areas for development.
- Create an action plan with ideas to develop a reader-centred library.
Morning tea and lunch are provided.
Register or find out more
This event is now fully booked.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org