School Libraries During COVID-19

School Libraries Supporting Their Communities

SNAPSHOT OF A SCHOOL LIBRARY DURING COVID-19

We want to know and share what school libraries or school library teams have been focusing on during this COVID crisis. It might look a little different from the usual, but it's even more important during this time of change and upheaval.

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Take 5 minutes to respond to our questions or write a paragraph that explains what your school library has been doing during the COVID crisis.

School Libraries During and Post COVID-19 Webinar

Thank you to Eduwebinar for hosting this vibrant sharing session of what's been happening in many Australian school libraries during COVID19.  If only ALL students had access to such services!
You can watch the recording of the webinar and find links to the shared resources of the Eduwebinar website.

https://eduwebinar.com.au/webinar-archive/strategic-management/school-libraries-during-and-post-covid-19/

Useful Links

Many of the library organisations of Australia have curated a range of resources and links to resources to aid school libraries during COVID-19.

Find more details on the websites of the organisations.

ALIA             -            ASLA               -                SLASA         -        SLAV

 

Lori, teacher librarian and creator of Lori's E-Musings shares her post on Connection - Local, Social, Global, about life and work in school libraries during COVID. Read it here.

What are school libraries doing?

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #21

May 25, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #21 K. Garton, Teacher Librarian – Head of Library at MacKillop College VIC, shares the strategies the library has used to the support the school community during COVID-19 restrictions. School Libraries and COVID19 The focus of our Library throughout COVID19 has been to support and provide resources for … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #21

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20

May 22, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20 The Library Team at Brighton Grammar School, Lêna Hume-Twining, Ruth Silva and Katrina Holgyee, share what they have been doing in their school library during COVID-19. Our role during the COVID-19 Crisis has been to bring our library community online and our focus has been on promoting … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #20

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19

May 21, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19 Debra McGhee, Teacher Librarian at St Teresa’s Catholic College, QLD, shares what she and her team have been doing to support students and staff during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? We want to ensure students and staff continue … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #19

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18

May 11, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18 The Library Team at Immanuel Lutheran College’s Innovation Hub have been busy having lots of fun and making sure their students have the support they need during COVID-19. Kelly Dunham, Innovation Hub Coordinator answered our questions about what the library team have been doing. What has been … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #18

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17

May 8, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17 Neelika Kottachchi, Manger of Library and Information Services at Mentone Girl’s Secondary College, VIC, shares the strategies the library has used to the support the school community during COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s what I do during this trying time of COVID-19 at my school Library At Mentone Girls’ … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #17

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #16

May 7, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #16 The Library Team at a primary school in the ACT have been busy during COVID-19. They answered our questions on what they have been doing. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Ensuring all families know how to access out digital … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #16

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15

May 6, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15 Maggie McMahon, Library Team Leader at Sacré Cœur in VIC, answered our questions about what they are doing during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Supporting staff and students in any way we can, promoting and expanding our online … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #15

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14

May 5, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14 This teacher librarian at a NSW public school shares what they have been doing in their school library during COVID-19. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? To maintain a connection between our school community and the library during a time … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #14

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13

May 4, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13 Peta Harrison, teacher librarian at Albany Senior High School, shares what has been happening in the school library during COVID-19 The reaction to the pandemic has been very different in schools and their libraries as one would expect as we are all starting from different places. In … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #13

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12

April 30, 2020

Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12 At an independent school in Queensland, the Library Team have been busy supporting staff and students during COVID-19. They answered our questions about what they have been doing. What has been the focus for your school library/role during the COVID-19 Crisis? Supporting teachers to upskill on technology; … Continue reading Snapshot of a School Library During COVID-19 #12

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