ianmclean Thanks everyone! Much appreciated!
ianmclean departs in ten sections...
ianmclean The roof goes on.
A happy Mum My child loves his new school library! Great job, Mr McLean!
Kyle Well done, Ian.
Jongy39 An inspiring journey.
Sue J. If anyone deserved a new library, it was you, Ian! Thanks for all you do for all TLs.
Victor Manuel Bastos Nice work; very inspirational.
audreynay Lots of learning ahead for all! Great space. Great opportunities.
Longlivelibraries 4 lifelonglearning! :)
Heather Patterson, T-L This was a lovely video. Your brand new library is tops. Compared to my small library, this is excellent!
Denise Nicholls Great presentation. Library looks fabulous. Congrats!
Naomi Love your work, Ian!
Angela Anderson Thanks, Ian, for sharing your journey and - at the same time - demonstrating this exciting slideshow site. Sharing with me means I then share with another 20!
Angus Dawson Fantastic Ian. The NSW BER IPO Team is really pleased that Penrith PS is happy with their new library. [This slideshow is now linked from the BER website.]
Julie Good job all round! Lucky kids at Penrith PS. Congratulations.
Kerrie S. Well done Ian: both with the vision and the Photo Peach story.
Anne Doak I'm envious! Good way to present it to the world! I bet the kids love coming to the library, Ian. Well done from Kootingal PS.
Sharon Wow! What more can I say? Enjoy your new library!
Kerri C. Absolutely fabulous! Well done.
Lesley Abrahams Well done, Ian. Congratulations. Cheers from Dubbo.
Carol Great library. An even greater teacher-librarian! Thanks Ian!
Tracey Djurichkovic Brilliant - my phoenix is still to rise.
Kay Powlesland Thanks for the great idea.
Anne Morgan That was really inspiring. Thanks for sharing.
Hilary Happy library and learning to everyone at Penrith PS.
ianmclean Thanks everyone. Photo Peach advised today that this new slideshow is currently ranked #1 of 6336 shows - and had an amazing 400 views in its first 24 hours online. Terrific support, especially via teacher-librarians and other educators at OZTL_Net and nswtl listervs, and Yammer. Onward and upward!
Mrs C1 Once again... you've inspired me!
Irene Buckler A good news story if ever there was one!
Cath Keane It's a great visual journey and an inviting environment for learning. Thanks for sharing!
Yvonne Inspiring! Happy days ahead for you and the whole school! It looks to be a special space 4 le@rning.
Sharon W. Such a great piece of history! Thanks again, Ian.
Chris Trimnell Fantastic environment for all! Thanks for sharing.
Ruth @ skerricks.blogspot.com Yes, it's great to see the evolution. Enjoy it! (I'm sure your kids will, too.)
Dianne O'Donnell, Proserpine SS, QLD Our library is finished but we are still waiting for some of our furniture - held up by the floods.
Laureen Great to see that the whole "evolution" is saved for posterity!
Kim, smotlrc What a fabulous result, Ian! The kids will love their new library space. We're STILL waiting for ours. ;)
Mif Lovely to see the journey this way!
Cathy Gilbody Looking good, Ian!
ianmclean and new paths go in.
ianmclean The barricades come down!
ianmclean would make way for...
ianmclean a new brick building!
ianmclean the new building...
ianmclean rises from the rubble.
ianmclean The doors are open!
ianmclean The barricades go up!
ianmclean And the old library...
ianmclean Yes, like a phoenix...
ianmclean Walls and windows in place...
ianmclean Penrith Public School's new library was constructed under the BER (Building the Education Revolution) program, part of Australia's national economic stimulus package of 2010. Thanks Kevin & Julia! Originally uploaded January 29, 2011, with 4890 views and 47 Facebook "Likes", before the Photo Peach data crash of December 2012.
ianmclean Penrith Public School's old portable library...
ianmclean Let the unpacking begin!
ianmclean And finally it's...