Welcome to our online platform where we offer free access to a stream of valuable information and educational material.
Online webinars, blog posts and articles discuss key topics such as wellness in library design, sustainability in libraries, merchandising to improve circulation stats, maximise collection engagement, impact and best practices in traffic flow.
UNLEASHING THE SUPERPOWERS - SEPT 2023
Bibliotheca and Raeco partnered to present this webinar where experts present, discuss and share their thoughts about engaging reluctant readers through comics and graphic novels.
Keynote speaker, Prof. Stephen Krashen, a world-renowned expert in comic book research, is joined by special guest Iurgi Urrutia, ALIA Graphic Novels and Comics Convenor as they talk about how to engage reluctant readers through comics and graphic novels.
JUDGING A BOOK BY ITS COVER - JULY 2023
Our sustainability webinar provides real life experiences from Librarians and Library organisations who have either: switched from not covering their books
from using regular book covering, to Bioguard 80® – fully biodegradable book covering.
The presenters discuss the benefits that using fully biodegradable book covering has brought their libraries now – plus the benefits and cost savings it will continue to bring in the future.
SUSTAINABILITY AND YOUR LIBRARY - MAY 2023
In this webinar we discuss a number of sustainability issues that face Libraries today. Our panel of experts then provide details on activities and strategies all Libraries can implement to promote and improve sustainability.
We commence with a keynote presentation from Christine Stayte [PYP Coordinating Principal at Sekolah Ciputra]. She will discusses a range of sustainability initiatives and trends in libraries.
wellness in design - march 2023
During design stages, most architects and planners are rarely asked to employ strategies that promote the mental and physical health of children.
Raeco & Steelcase Learning are proud to present a one hour webinar where we look at and discuss the benefits Library design can have on the wellbeing of students.
VIRTUAL NATIONAL LIBRARIES CONFERENCE - OCTOBER 2021
Featuring a panel of experts to help navigate you through changes in library spaces during resulting from Covid 19.
RAECO DISPLAY AND MERCHANDISING WITH SEATING AND SHELVING
Raeco’s Director of Sales, Trevor McCann and Marketing Manager, Dean Parker present a quick review of modern library layouts and merchandising.
They include top tips on maximising impact, visual interest and circulation stats.
PROFOUND CHANGES FOR A GROWING COMMUNITY
Raeco’s Philanthropic program reached a new high with the delivery of containers full of seating and tables products to the Asian Hope International School in Cambodia. The School is growing in numbers from the time of our initial partnership – from 280 students to over 600. Students are aged from year 1 through to 12. It is delightful to see…
MYTHBUSTING: THE TRUTHS BEHIND ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY BOOK PROTECTION
When some libraries advised us they were not covering their books for environmental reasons – we listened. Uncovered books do not last as long as covered books, which may negate any environmental advantage. They lack the additional spine protection book covering provides and can contribute to lower circulation rates – due to “tatty” covers. We decided that if there…
world first library product
Raeco is committed to environmental sustainability – it’s in our name RAECO.
A global leader in book covering, we’ve spent the last three years developing a biodegradable book covering solution. The result is Bioguard 80® – the world’s first fully biodegradable book covering. We’ve successfully developed an “active biodegradable ingredient” that enables Bioguard 80® to fully biodegrade when placed in…
PHILANTROPHY AT PLAY
Asian Hope International School (AHIS), Cambodia Raeco’s ventures beyond Australia and around the world connected us with Asian Hope School where 300 school children were without a library. There are few pictures that would convey the happiness and privilege associated with this opportunity. 300 School children now have space where they can engage, learn, collaborate and play in their own…
VIRUS-RESPONSIVE LIBRARY DESIGN
Libraries have always been spaces for discovery. However, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, they have been tasked with transforming themselves into places that allow users to physically distance while being more digitally connected than ever. An early start Libraries that were in the process of renovating before COVID- 19 almost immediately pivoted, repurposing certain design features to address the…