Kevin Hennah has carried out approximately 2,000 onsite consultations at libraries internationally. His keynote presentations and workshops have been delivered throughout Asia, Europe, The USA, Canada, The UAE Australia and New Zealand. He has a wealth of ideas to share and is passionate about keeping libraries relevant.

Join him at in-person workshops or online presentations as he delivers inspirational advice on library design and reinvigorations at all budget levels.

In-Person Workshops

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INSPIRED Libraries

Refurbishing, planning a new library or self-managing a budget reinvigoration need not be a daunting task – providing you are well informed and develop detailed plans. Drawing on his experience consulting to over 2,000 libraries internationally, Kevin Hennah presents a showcase of best practice in library design, layout, signage, seating and visual merchandising strategy. Included are hundreds of impressive photographs of projects at all budget levels and a showcase of innovative product samples to review and explore. Whether you’re planning a new project or simply seeking inspiration, this creative workshop is designed to leave you feeling confident about creating a future focused space.


9.30am – 3.00pm (registration from 9.00am)


Friday 31st May, 2024 – West Suites (CBD)


Friday 7th June, 2024 – Four Points by Sheraton (CBD)


Wednesday 12th June, 2024 – Fraser Suites (CBD)


Wednesday 28th August, 2024 – Peppers Waymouth Hotel (CBD)


Friday 30th August, 2024 – Fraser Suites (CBD)


$269 AUD per person


Tea and coffee on arrival, morning tea and lunch provided.
Please advise any dietary requirements when registering.


Online Presentations

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Online Presentation 1: Genrefication Showcase Friday 10th May, 2024

Implementing a genre-based layout may be a powerful way to build loan stats and bolster the relevance of libraries. Kevin Hennah strongly believes this is so and his results back up his ideas. Impressive photographs from libraries that have implemented Kevin’s advice will be coupled with equally impressive usage stats and practical advice that may inspire you to reinvent your collection.

Online Presentation 2: Inspired Library Layout and Furniture Friday 17th May, 2024

There’s simply nothing engaging about about an aisle! Join Kevin Hennah as he challenges traditional ideas on library layout and presents innovative visual merchandising strategies for physical collections and how to tailor seating solutions to current and emerging needs in both public libraries and education.

Online Presentation 3: High-Impact, Low-Budget Makeovers Friday 24th May, 2024

Innovation is not dependant on a generous funding! Kevin Hennah demonstrates this with sophisticated and highly creative ideas for display and interior decoration which draw inspiration from retail, museums and art galleries highlighting that there is much to gain when looking outside our industry for inspiration.


11:45am – 2:00pm AEDT


ZOOM (Online Webinar)
Access details will be sent prior to the event


$69 AUD per session

$179 AUD for all 3 sessions



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