Living library workshop – secondary

An interactive workshop for secondary students exploring the Library's historic and current purpose and cultural value, and incorporating effective writing techniques.

Redmond Barry statue and Library portico
Duration
120 minutes
Year level
Cost
$170 per group (up to 25 students)

The Living library workshop takes secondary students on an interactive, multimodal and engaging trail around the Library. Students will discover the Library's purpose and cultural value to Victoria, in the past, today and into the future. During the workshop they will also learn effective writing techniques to create an online exhibition. Capacity: 50 students.

Benefits

Students will:

  • identify, explore and organise ideas drawn from a wide range of sources around the Library
  • critically evaluate and justify creative choices
  • understand the purpose of the Library and its cultural value to Victoria – past, present and future