Libraries


Maker Space for children in libraries and schools

Demand for maker space centers in libraries and schools is growing like a rapidly expanding cloud of steam bursting from a teakettle. That’s because hands-on learning for children is heating up after years of shop and art experiences being eliminated or...

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9 Tips to Redesign your Library, including furniture and shelving

Libraries are undergoing a tremendous overhaul right now, what with the introduction of e-readers and the ease of accessing information on the internet. It’s certain that libraries won’t disappear anytime soon, but you should plan to update library storage including shelving...

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What is Maker Space in Libraries?

Benjamin Franklin has been credited by some with inventing the modern public library. He was indeed a prolific inventor. There is little doubt that he would be excited to see that libraries are now adding to their offerings of areas...

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Compact Storage Solutions for Libraries

Once a quiet somber place, with tall narrow aisles and cold hard floors, the  public library of yesterday bears little resemblance to the library of today.  Almost all libraries have a play area for children, a computer center to provide internet...

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Repurposing Library Spaces

Some of the reasons for repurposing Library Spaces are: Shifting collections, providing more community space, or further supporting collaboration and creation. From small changes such as adding a few select pieces of furniture to major changes such as a complete...

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