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Avenue campus update

We are excited to report that the Language Resources Centre (LRC) has been cleared and the first phase of building work to improve the learning environment… 127 more words

Building Works

Library Design, Keep it interesting!

Had a move around in the library; like to keep them on their toes.

The fiction books remain in the same place but moved the mobile shelving for some of the non-fiction books to the middle of the room, leaving space for the mini sofa right in the middle of the fiction and non-fiction books ~ much more cosy! 301 more words

Children's Books

Designing Library Spaces - From Dreams to Reality

We are fortunate here in Brisbane Catholic Education in that almost every school has a library. This space, whether it is a state of the art, architect designed, contemporary I-Centre or a converted classroom made warm and welcoming with paint, cushions and a few comfy chairs provides not just an area to house books and resources, but a space where just about anything is possible! 608 more words


Big ideas in little spaces

A newly opened library in the Carver County city of Victoria is being touted as a prototype for achieving the maximum amount of community benefits from a minimum amount of space.” (

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The dream library

So I’ve spent the morning so far progressing with CILIP and, as part of this, I’ve been looking at other librarianship blogs. I found this post… 484 more words


These Modern #Libraries Look Like Alien Spaceships On The Inside

We like to think of books as metaphorical spaceships, able to transport us into the head of an interesting person or across the galaxy. But these gorgeous libraries, with their elegant, modern interior designs, look almost ready to truly blast into space. 180 more words


Modern library: bright, friendly and no "shushing"!

Globe and Mail, June 12, 2015

Clearly, there’s no need to shush. As I walk through the front doors of the main public library in Kitchener, Ont., I see movement and life all around: the traffic on the sidewalk through a wall of glass; the art installation dancing above my head, a jumble of printed leaves in cotton-candy pink; and people hanging out in the front room, like the couple snuggled into armchairs and reading to their young son. 800 more words