Ever heard of your school library as "third place?"

If your students, staff, and teachers think of your school media center as their third place, that trendsis a very cool thing. But, what does it mean?

Quite simply, home is your first place, work or school is your second place, and your third place is where you go to “hang out” with friends, collaborate with your peers, where you meet for quiet discussion or friendly debate. The tricky bit is….can a school media center be a third place when it is also part of a second place. The answer is yes!  The following article tells you how, with examples and additional readings too.  Read the full article here.

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