LIANZA 2023 ABSTRACTS - TUESDAY OCTOBER 31 - THURSDAY NOVEMBER 02
19 October 2023
In Rotorua the library team at Te Aka Mauri are working on the development of a framework and delivery of resources and services that adapt to the needs of those adults and their loved ones and help reduce the risk of social isolation. [...] The study tour aimed to understand how other libraries have approached staff learning and development and to share that learning to support the development of Te Tōtara, a national capability framework for growing a diverse library workforce, to visit a range of new public library builds including StoryHouse in Chester, Lochal in Tilburg, and Kalk in Cologne, and how learnings can be applied in Ne. [...] Reuben Love and Zoe Roland, National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa How do we employ our collections to engage with our diverse and minority communities while strengthening and building the community at the same time? From the ashes of an arson attack in the 1980s the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand Te Pūranga Takatāpui o Aotearoa (LAGANZ), now safely held at the Alex. [...] The Public Engagement team at National Library has worked with the LAGANZ collection and others in the community to create zines, celebrate key anniversaries, create inter-generational art and enable share kōrero supporting stronger relationships and understanding between young and old and between the library and the LGBTQI+ community. [...] A partnership to deliver library services to the school community during the day and the wider community in the evenings and weekends.