Research

Inspirational Books

‘Doodle Cook’ by Herve Tullet  – Watch a film about the book “Children are my brush!” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5aLjOX9ZaIQ

‘Beautiful Oops’ by Barney Saltzberg  – Watch a film about the book “A mistake is an adventure in creativity” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gC6fF5IJjjU&feature=youtu.be

Inspirational projects and ideas

Outdoor library by Massimo Bartolini in the middle of a Belgian vineyard

Reading outdoors

A wonderful cloth wrapped room from ‘Swedish Seeds’ – a touring exhibition about Swedish design for children 

Turning an old supermarkets into a library http://www.fastcoexist.com/1680126/what-to-do-with-old-walmarts-turn-them-into-libraries#3

Mini libraries Telephone box library

Blogs We Like

Moving Smart http://movingsmartblog.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/respect-mess.html?spref=tw

The Library as an Incubator Project http://libraryasincubatorproject.org/

Quotes

“Nothing should ever stand in the way of children’s play” Astrid Lindgren

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” Jorge Luis Borges

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