Libraries and community

A brave experiment in community-led programming [video]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
Recording (MP4 audiovisual) of session on the program called the 'Cultural Forum'. The program started as a brave experiment (granted support on a 6 month trial-basis) and evolved across a 12 month period to become a radical method for community led programs in Melbourne. Yarra Libraries worked with not-for-profit organisations to build panels and address topical issues from the Stolen Generations to Manus Island and detainment.

An all access pass to Mandurah libraries: intergenerational activities, story dogs and a dementia friendly service [video]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
Recording (MP4 audiovisual) of session on the creative and accessible library services at Mandurah Libraries in Western Australia. Programs offered include storytime, craft activities, treasure hunts, morning tea and musical bingo.

A brave experiment in community-led programming [slides]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supported the talk on the program called the 'Cultural Forum'. The program started as a brave experiment (granted support on a 6 month trial-basis) and evolved across a 12 month period to become a radical method for community led programs in Melbourne. Yarra Libraries worked with not-for-profit organisations to build panels and address topical issues from the Stolen Generations to Manus Island and detainment.

An all access pass to Mandurah libraries: intergenerational activities, story dogs and a dementia friendly service [slides]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supported the talk on the creative and accessible library services at Mandurah Libraries in Western Australia. Programs offered include storytime, craft activities, treasure hunts, morning tea and musical bingo.

Stories to be told: Queensland communities collaborating around the untold stories of the First World War

ALIA National 2016 Conference, 29 August-2 September 2016 Adelaide: Engage Create Lead
 
This conference poster paper highlights a joint venture by the State Library of Queensland and HistoryPin to collaborate with community members to share untold stories of the First World War.

Off the books and on the job: libraries and community centres supporting working in transition

ALIA National 2016 Conference, 29 August-2 September 2016 Adelaide: Engage Create Lead
 
This conference presentation (PowerPoint slides) supports the paper which discusses the literacy programs and services developed by the City of Salisbury following the displacement of thousands of workers due to the withdrawal of the automative manufacturing industry in Adelaide.

Off the books and on the job: libraries and community centres supporting working in transition

ALIA National 2016 Conference, 29 August-2 September 2016 Adelaide: Engage Create Lead
 
This conference paper discusses the literacy programs and services developed by the City of Salisbury following the displacement of thousands of workers due to the withdrawal of the automative manufacturing industry in Adelaide.

Ideas box: collaborative journey of implementation through local, state and international partnerships

ALIA 2016 National Conference, 29 August-2 September 2016 Adelaide: Engage Create Lead
 
This conference presentation (PowerPoint slides) provides a summary of the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) approach to developing a working partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Shire Councils to establish and sustain Indigenous Knowledge Centres (IKCs).

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