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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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...

Flexible Spaces – Flexible Futures

 Webinar / Last Modified: 07 January 2016

A webinar focused on library space planning and on how changing patron needs are leading to changed library spaces.