Libraries and community

United Nations Declaration of Human Rights: activities for conversation classes

Exercises for conversation classes in public libraries.
 
The 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is being celebrated around the world this year and there will be special events at the National Library of Australia and several State Libraries on 10 December 2018, in partnership with the UN Association of Australia.
 

Choose your own Greeters Program adventure [video]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
Recording (MP4 audiovisual) of lightning talk on a new volunteer Greeters Program, launched in 2018, which has transformed the State Library of Victoria visitor experience and is making a significant contribution to strategic goals of removing barriers, being open and inviting and placing people at the heart of everything we do. The Greeters Program consciously aimed to recruit volunteers that mirror the demographics of visitors to the library. 

Choose your own Greeters Program adventure [slides]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supported the lightning talk on a new volunteer Greeters Program, launched in 2018, which has transformed the State Library of Victoria visitor experience and is making a significant contribution to strategic goals of removing barriers, being open and inviting and placing people at the heart of everything we do. The Greeters Program consciously aimed to recruit volunteers that mirror the demographics of visitors to the library. 

Deviating with diversity, innovating with inclusion: a call for radical activism in libraries [video]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
Recording (MP4 audiovisual) of session on diversity and inclusion in libraries. Library and information science (LIS) professionals have an essential, catalytic role to play in ensuring that everyone is accepted, valued, cared for, respected and welcomed in libraries. Inclusive librarians create a culture of compassion and care, and ensure that their library facilities, services, programs, collections and technology are designed in a way where everyone feels a sense of belonging.

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