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The Corner Toolkit  >  About The Corner  >  Programs for children  >  The Space

The space

There are a number of issues to consider when setting up a space similar to The Corner:


Identifying a suitable space

Libraries come in all different shapes and sizes. Spaces for children do not need to be large or filled with technical equipment. The main requirements to consider are as follows:

Developing a theme

Managing the build

Purchasing quality books and toys

Staff duties

Cleaning and maintenance

Evaluation, reporting and adaptation


Last updated: 23rd September 2011

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