Hopkins Academy Learning Commons

News from the Hopkins Library

The HA Learning Commons is a place of teaching, learning, creativity, collaboration, and community. 2015-2016 has been a year of transition from a traditional library to a Learning Commons/Makerspace.

Check out the following 2 videos to learn about these exciting concepts and dream of how you can help to make it happen. (The Learning Commons by Lisa Domeier and Makerspaces by Jennifer Redford.)

Learning Commons Video
Makerspaces in Libraries

How can you help make this a reality at HA? The possibilities are limitless!

1. Volunteer your expertise in creating.

2. Donate supplies - Legos, craft supplies, yarn, markers, little bits, etc.

3. Volunteer to lead an after-school activity

4. Contact Mrs. Bohall (jbohall@hadleyschools.org; 413 582-6447) with your ideas.

5. Look for a parent survey in late August to indicate how you would like to be involved.