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Designing school libraries/learning hubs for 21st century learning
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Divine Design: How to create the 21st-century school library of your dreams

Divine Design: How to create the 21st-century school library of your dreams | School Library Design | Scoop.it

"So how do you determine the best way to turn your library space into a learning center that’s right for today’s rapidly changing digital world?"

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First Look Inside The Boston Library's Astonishing, Colorful Renovation

First Look Inside The Boston Library's Astonishing, Colorful Renovation | School Library Design | Scoop.it
The renovated second floor is sleek, colorful, mod, with lots of sunlight streaming in.
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L Bearder's curator insight, March 9, 2015 4:59 PM

Wow.  This library makes me smile.

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Candlebark School Library

Candlebark School Library | School Library Design | Scoop.it
Candlebark School Library is a new earth-covered timber building in a bushfire-prone area near the Macedon Ranges.
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‘Learning hub’ takes shape

‘Learning hub’ takes shape | School Library Design | Scoop.it
CAPE ELIZABETH - Guided by input from students and staff, the Cape Elizabeth Middle School library debuts a fresh look this fall when it comes back to life as the library and learning commons.
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17 Creative Children's Libraries

17 Creative Children's Libraries | School Library Design | Scoop.it
Libraries are like a playground for your mind, and sometimes, children’s libraries can even look like playgrounds. We love it when a library is as imaginative and creative as the stories that fill...
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L Bearder's curator insight, March 9, 2015 5:03 PM

Some look a little dated but still magical, fun and inspiring!!

Lisa Ann Allcott's curator insight, November 12, 2015 4:24 PM

Fun, inspiring children's libraries from around the world. 

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HJØRRING-Interior-Library-Design-by-Bosch-Fjord_3.jpg (580×391)

HJØRRING-Interior-Library-Design-by-Bosch-Fjord_3.jpg (580×391) | School Library Design | Scoop.it
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Stephen Williams's curator insight, October 14, 2014 6:44 PM

Gotta love the Scandinavians! They can make anything look stylish and functional.

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The Department of Education - School Library Support - Designing library learning spaces

The Department of Education - School Library Support - Designing library learning spaces | School Library Design | Scoop.it
Designing the physical library learning spaces
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To Inspire Learning, Architects Reimagine Learning Spaces

To Inspire Learning, Architects Reimagine Learning Spaces | School Library Design | Scoop.it
As schools refocus on team-based, interdisciplinary learning, they're moving away from standardized, teach-to-test programs that assume a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching.
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A Meeting of the Minds: The First Multiple Intelligences Library

A Meeting of the Minds: The First Multiple Intelligences Library | School Library Design | Scoop.it
A school library in St. Louis, Missouri, boasts something unique: It’s the only known library whose design is based on Multiple Intelligences theory—a groundbreaking concept of intellect conceived by psychologist Howard Gardner and widely embraced...
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The Most Playful Libraries in the World

The Most Playful Libraries in the World | School Library Design | Scoop.it
We could write volumes about our love for libraries — and, well, we kind of have. During our Internet travels, we've stumbled across some pretty amazing places for book lovers. After spotting an es...
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Waterlooville Children's Library : Eileen White

Waterlooville Children's Library : Eileen White | School Library Design | Scoop.it

Floor, window and wall design commission for Waterlooville Children's Library, Hampshire. 2010. 

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Designing a Media Center for the Digital Age

Designing a Media Center for the Digital Age | School Library Design | Scoop.it
Join #BYOTchat in Twitter on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 9 PM ET, as guest moderator Diana Rendina leads our discussion in how to design a media center for the digital age! Here are some of Dia...
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School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces

School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces | School Library Design | Scoop.it
You might think technology would spell the end of books and libraries. But many schools have embraced the digital revolution and built innovative spaces that foster a love of literature
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Fionabelle's curator insight, March 23, 2015 11:03 PM

Innovative space design can enhance learning

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Primary School Library Design

Primary School Library Design | School Library Design | Scoop.it
Our Expert library design team will work with you to design and plan the perfect school library. We transform your children's library into a space that pupils want to visit.
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Is This The School Library Of The Future?

Is This The School Library Of The Future? | School Library Design | Scoop.it
At an L.A. public school, designers re-imagine what's now a hugely underutilized space at schools across the country. There are still some books, but...
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Doug Johnson Website - dougwri - Easy changes for a more student-friendly facility

Doug Johnson Website - dougwri - Easy changes for a more student-friendly facility | School Library Design | Scoop.it
Easy changes for a more student-friendly facility
Head for the Edge, May/June 2014
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What Should a 21st-Century School Library Look Like?

What Should a 21st-Century School Library Look Like? | School Library Design | Scoop.it
There’s an empty room at the REALM Charter School, which opened three years ago in an existing commercial building in Berkeley, Calif. When Emily Pilloton, director of the school’s Studio H design and build class, and Hallie Chen, an eighth-grade teacher, asked students what they envisioned for the space, they...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 27, 2014 12:12 AM

This is one of those things that makes perfect sense and engages students in a great way.

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What does a school library look like in the digital age?

What does a school library look like in the digital age? | School Library Design | Scoop.it
As more of her students use ebooks and iPads to read, principal Tricia Kelleher reflects on the role of her school's library
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Alison Roche Gray's curator insight, April 15, 2014 11:21 AM

School libraries are the hub of learning in a school but some are outdated. School libraries need to updated to move forward with the times.

 

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A school design free of limits

A school design free of limits | School Library Design | Scoop.it
The Infinity Centre at Keilor East is McBride Charles Ryan's (MCR) latest creation.
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What's Hot | Library By Design - Library Journal

What's Hot | Library By Design - Library Journal | School Library Design | Scoop.it
Library Journal What's Hot | Library By Design Library Journal Looking up OGB built and installed a custom wood ceiling in the Santa Fe Preparatory School Library, NM, to simulate the spine of an open book running the length of the room with curved...
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World's first green library opens its doors in Singapore

World's first green library opens its doors in Singapore | School Library Design | Scoop.it
The world's first green library for children opened its doors on Friday in Singapore at its Central Public Library.
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