Facilitator Spotlight: Anna Kraynak on Digital Literacy  

Back in March, Anna Kraynak facilitated a learning circle showing learners how to use the Abington Free Library’s digital resources. Her learning circle participants shared enthusiastic feedback, and we’re thrilled to share Anna’s insights from her learning circle with you in the interview below. We’ve invited Anna to be a featured guest at our next…

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portrait of Vuyani Shabangu

Meet Vuyani!  

My name is Vuyani Shabangu. I am originally from a country called Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), but I am currently in Centurion, South Africa. I am super excited to be a part of the P2PU community. I am a Software Developer by profession and I will be helping out with some of the tech stuff at…

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Facilitator Spotlight: Five Questions with Julie Chahal  

Julie Chahal is a facilitator at West End Learning Unlimited in Ottawa, Canada, and since July 2020, she has facilitated 18 virtual learning circles reaching more than 300 participants. Her learning circles have covered a wide range of topics, including art, geology, history, disease, music, and astronomy. We strongly believe that anyone can facilitate a…

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Introducing P2PU Teams!  

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of P2PU Teams, an institutional membership program designed to support library systems and other informal learning organizations develop thriving open access learning networks in their area. This is an exciting move for our non-profit and global grassroots community! While our work has always been driven by our mission of…

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Meet Lydian, our new Community Coordinator!  

Hi y’all! I’m Lydian (they/them), the new Community Coordinator for P2PU as of November. I’m excited to join this vibrant community of learners and facilitators! Library reference work has taught me to teach and learn by asking questions. It’s something I bring to every part of my life, be it meeting new people, learning a…

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P2PU Newsletter – Nov 2020  

Want to receive this monthly newsletter in your inbox? Sign up here! 🌞 Looking back, looking ahead! This Wednesday, we’re hosting a Community Board Meeting and you’re invited! In this public call, we’ll recap what happened in 2020 and introduce P2PU’s strategic objectives for 2021: Champion the learning circle model Cultivate the best free learning materials on the web…

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So long P2PU!  

Let’s get the big news out of the way: my work with P2PU is wrapping up. I have spent the past three and a half years with P2PU developing learning circle programs with hundreds of public librarians and educators around the world. What a journey it has been! It has truly been one of the…

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