Burlington, VT (USA)
This presentation shows how libraries can move from designing spaces and services for their community to using key strategies for collaborating with community members to co-create solutions that work. Learn from real-world examples from the participants in the Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project who applied this community-centered design approach.
Austin, TX (USA)
In this hands-on workshop, Gutsche leads participants through the basics about asynchronous learning, instructional design, and how to embed the instructor in self-paced design. In addition to the slides, download the workbook (PDF) for the workshop.
Washington, DC (USA)
Apply core concepts to library programming, strategic planning, and telling your library’s story.
Libraries can address the loss of social capital as hubs of activities that bring people together physically for the kind human interaction that virtual connections and digital interfaces miss. This presentation focuses on the social possibilities, exploring ways to intentionally create social capital and amplify people's ties to each other and their community.
Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
Gutsche and Carolan share details of the Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project, give an overview of what active learning means for libraries, and how libraries can use community discovery to explore the needs and aspirations of their patrons.
St. George, Utah (USA)
Learn from the dynamic experiences of fifteen small libraries, who re-imagined and reconfigured “smart spaces,” where community members co-create, participate in hands-on learning, and strengthen social connections.