Open the Book: Developing the school library to support reading for pleasure — Wellington
- Date: Friday, 7 June, 2019
9am to 3pm
Programme Room, National Library of New Zealand, cnr Molesworth & Aitken Streets, Thorndon, Wellington
- Contact Details:
Katrina Young-Drew — firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates, fees, and registration
|Date and time||Friday 7 June, 9am to 3pm|
|Registrations close||Friday 31 May, 5pm|
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
- 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
Register for this event — space is limited, so book your spot now. Registrations close 5pm 31 May 2019.
For more information, email email@example.com