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Rethinking Library: A Design Overview

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   GoToWebinar (Web Conference/Webinar)
Presenter:   Carolyn Foote

  • This webinar will be run through GoToWebinar. Use the "register" link below to sign-up for this event, and you will receive a follow-up email with instructions on how to join the webinar: Register

Is your library in need of a makeover? As we move to technology rich environments, is your library space meeting the needs of students? By exploring design principles, we can plan a more effective space for our students and staff. Challenge yourself to "rethink library!" Techno-librarian Carolyn Foote will help you start with the "why" behind effective design.

• 21st century library needs
• Overview of design principles
• Identifying obstacles in design
• Building around the mission

Desired Outcomes:
• Identify components of 21st century libraries
• Explore design principles and strategies
• Gain understanding of how to identify obstacles in design

Intended Audience:
• Librarians and library staff K-12
• Public library staff and librarians

Carolyn Foote is a techno librarian at Westlake High School in Austin Texas as well as district librarian for Eanes ISD. A White House Champion of Change for Connected Learning, she is an experienced library designer for 1:1 schools. She presents frequently on mobile learning and space design and writes for School Library Journal, as well as being a columnist for Internet @ Schools.

Type:   Program

Thank you to the presenter for giving RAILS permission to record this event and make the recording available to RAILS members. Please allow time for processing before it appears on the RAILS CE Archives page: If you are a RAILS member and cannot attend the live session, please feel free to register in order to receive an email alert when the recording is available to view.

Categories: Facilities, Management Skills/Administration, School Libraries, Youth/Young Adult/School Services, Burr Ridge Area, Freeport Area, Galena Area, Galesburg Area, Joliet Area, Kankakee Area, LaSalle Area, Macomb Area, Moline Area, Northbrook Area, Peoria Area, Quincy Area, Rockford Area, Sterling Area, Sycamore Area, Aurora Area, Chicago Area

This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.

Event listed by: Illinois Heartland Library System

Questions? Please contact Louise Svehla.

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