There are so many possibilities that could be explored throughout our co-design process.
This engagement is now closed and we are reviewing all of your feedback.
Thanks to everyone who shared their ideas and feedback on the future of libraries by:
We look forward to sharing what we heard with you once we have reviewed all of your feedback.
Thanks to everyone who has participated in interviews and community workshops, or shared ideas online or on one of the Imagine 2030 stands at our local libraries.
A range of suggestions have been received about what is important to Imagine libraries in 2030 and we really appreciate hearing from you. Listed below are some of the emerging themes.
In 2030, libraries need to:
We are continuing to review feedback and will share further insights with you in the coming weeks.
There are so many possibilities that could be explored throughout our co-design process.
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Read our case studies of libraries from Australia and around the world.
Are you a person whose first language is not English? Were you, or your parents, born outside of Australia? If so, Libraries ACT would like to hear from you to help us inform the Imagine 2030 co-design.
If you need a translating and interpreting service, please phone 13 14 50.
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We are looking at how to create libraries as places that meet changing community needs. Libraries have long been more than physical books but a place of learning, inspiration, digital connection and social interaction. Since the beginning of 2020 with the COVID outbreak, Libraries ACT has responded to the rapid changes in community needs by evolving its digital services to meet increased demand. Moving into the future, Libraries ACT want to explore how the community might change and how they might do things differently to remain relevant and viable to meet those changing needs.
Bring different perspectives together through a co-design process, so we can develop a meaningful plan for the future of libraries in the ACT.
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