Space Planning


Does your library entrance draw people inside? Once inside, what makes people take notice? Can retail space planning ideas help you create an inviting library space? This section will help you plan and design your library space to create a welcoming, healthy, safe and accessible environment.

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Big Talk (Ideas, Collaboration, Difference) from Small Libraries 2016

 News / Last Modified: 18 March 2016

The fifth annual Big Talk from Small Libraries online conference was once again a showcase of the great work small libraries do across the United States and Canada. On February 26, 470 attendees from all over North America listened in on 12 speakers ...

Durable Transformation: Library Spaces Continue to Activate Community

 News / Last Modified: 14 January 2016

Early in 2014, two Washington libraries launched newly transformed areas in the middle of their floor space, replacing static (mostly CD) shelving with dynamic spaces for active community engagement. Working with WebJunction under a grant from the Al...