Shoestring makeovers

From the end of Term 4 2008 until Term 4 2009, I “renovated” the old, portable school library at my school – on a shoestring budget.

How long was this shoestring? Who knew – but it was certainly fun finding out.

Links charting my progress are here:


Preparation and simple rearrangement

Initial reactions

First new signage

Word wall completed, and memo templates

Reinventing library nooks

The ABCs of URLs

slim url

Crests and URLs – signage

Controversy corner

Baskets of solutions!

Photo wall

Library nooks – updates

Front-on displays

Clocks x 4

Ready for the IWB

Going green – plants

The IWB arrives!

Little finishing touches

Running repairs

Hanging around

Thriving plants!

Library sign - horizontal

Signing off (external signage)

* A slideshow of the library renovations.

2010: A NEW BEGINNING Our “Building the Education Revolution” (BER) school library:

Home Sweet Broom Cupboard

Time 4 le@rning: bargain hunting!

Library office

Building a school library (2010)

Wally and the lion

Finishing touches to the BER

* A slideshow of the new library’s finishing touches.

Check it out – again!

Time 4 Le@rning… again!

Many happy returns

Flocked for contrast

Velcro dots!

What’s new in 2012?

Blue chair

Wearing out your welcome

Week 22 Eyes II Eye love books

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