As I work through redesigning and rethinking the library space, there are times when I need some motivation. In order to get some library space inspiration I look to my PLN to give me some drive. Here are a couple of blog posts and websites I've used to keep thinking outside the box:
Looking for some library furniture inspiration? These sites made made my furniture wish list quite a bit larger:
I've also put a lot of time into reading peer-reviewed articles on collaborative learning spaces and libraries. The Teacher Librarian journal always has some great reads.
Learning about other teachers/schools and how they renovate their library space to intentionally fit the needs of students gives me high aspirations for the new developments at our school. I hope these resources can help you as much as they have inspired me!
Hyman, S. C. (2014). Planning and creating a library learning commons. Teacher Librarian, 41(3), 16-21. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.cuw.ezproxy.switchinc.org/docview/1504427625?accountid=10249
Steele, R. (2015). Learning commons or maker space?: Don't forget the library.Teacher Librarian, 42(5),19-20.Retrievedfrom http://search.proquest.com.cuw.ezproxy.switchinc.org/docview/1701883683?accountid=10249
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