Random Ideas for Special Features or Programming in a new Public Library

author of the week? month? - display book jackets images with books but obviously books get checked out but leave the small poster up so people can reserve books already taken banned books - a classic library theme made permanent section of books and programming about why books should not be banned and the relationship … Continue reading Random Ideas for Special Features or Programming in a new Public Library


Sustainable Living Building Libraries

Here's another excellent Library Journal article. (May 16, 2017) This on is on LEED green building certifications contrasted with Living Building models which I had not heard of before. The article discusses the library building as its own ecosystem and the libraries pictured are NET ZERO buildings in terms of energy use. That would be … Continue reading Sustainable Living Building Libraries

DMCC Public Statement 7-27-2017

Here is the copy of the memo I gave to the DMCC (Destination Medical Center Corporation) board today, 7/27/2017 asking for support in designating a location for a new public library a DMC zone for city credit towards our $128 MILLION dollar taxpayer revenue obligation for the DMC project over 20 years. None of which … Continue reading DMCC Public Statement 7-27-2017

Branch Libraries – Pros and Cons

Pros Neighborliness Short drives from SOME people's homes Free parking Drive through pick up and drop off possible The pros are pretty self explanatory. I will develop more later if I get a chance. However, I think the CONS so dramatically outweigh the branches that a branch library should not be considered at all. Please … Continue reading Branch Libraries – Pros and Cons