Open the Book: Developing the school library to support reading for pleasure — Nelson
- Date: Friday, 22 November, 2019
9:30am to 3:30pm
Nayland College Library, 166 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson
- Contact Details:
Cathy Kennedy — email@example.com
Dates, fees, and registration
|Date and time||Friday 22 November 2019, 9:30am to 3:30pm|
|Registrations close||Thursday 14 November|
Who this learning event is for
- Primary, intermediate and secondary library teams (librarians, library assistants)
- Teachers with Library Responsibility
- School literacy leaders.
What you'll learn
- Explore factors that are important to consider when developing your library space, services, and collections in order to promote reading for pleasure.
- Learn how to gather information about the readers in your school so your library can cater for a diverse readership.
- Discuss the important elements that help ensure your library is a reader-friendly place and offers reader-friendly services and collections.
- Understand readers' advisory, and the way in which you can actively promote and talk about books with students.
- Learn how to identify areas for development in your library to promote reading for pleasure.
What you'll do
- Explore and discuss strategies for gathering information about your students' reading preferences.
- Explore and discuss how your library space, collections, and access can engage and promote reading for pleasure.
- Discover ways in which you can actively promote books to students and explore readers' advisory.
- Share and discover strategies that can be implemented in the school library to support reading for pleasure.
- Reflect on your current library space, services, and collections to identify areas for development.
Morning tea and lunch are provided.
Register or find out more
Registrations closed 14 November 2019.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.