Designing space for children and teens in libraries and public places

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American Library Association , Chicago
StatementSandra Feinberg and James R. Keller
ContributionsKeller, James R. (James Robert), 1959-
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LC ClassificationsZ679.5 .F45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24490290M
ISBN 139780838910207
LC Control Number2009050005

: Designing Space for Children and Teens in Libraries and Public Places (): Feinberg, Sandra, Keller AIA, James R.: BooksCited by: He is a Principal with VITETTA and Director of Library Planning and Design for the firm, where he has designed over library spaces for children including youth spaces for the Broward County Public Library, FL; the Enoch Pratt Free Library, MD; the Horsham Township Library, PA; the Lexington Public Library, KY; the Lower Merion Township Library System, PA; the Marion County Library System.

Designing Space for Children and Teens in Libraries and Public Places--print/e-book Bundle Sandra Feinberg James R. Keller, AIA This specially priced bundle includes a print copy for desk reference along with the e-book version.

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[Sandra Feinberg; James R Keller] -- Providing tips, suggestions, and guidelines on the critical issues that surround designing spaces for children and teens, this how-to book will help you create a space.

Providing tips, suggestions, and guidelines on the critical issues that surround designing spaces for children and teens, this how-to book will help you create a space that they will never want to leave.

DESIGNING SPACE FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS IN LIBRARIES AND PUBLIC SPACES. Technical Services Quarterly: Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. Corpus ID: Designing Space for Children and Teens in Libraries and Public Places @inproceedings{FeinbergDesigningSF, title={Designing Space for Children and Teens in Libraries and Public Places}, author={S.

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Shalom Feinberg and James R. Keller}, year={} }. Another living room library design idea is to take advantage of an awkward space by installing bookshelves at one of the room. Wrapping the shelves around the corners of the room creates creates a cozy reading nook.

Painting the book cases the same color as the sofa makes sure that they tie in with the rest of the room decor.

Designing Space for Children and Teens in Libraries and Public Places by Sandra Feinberg; James R. Keller. ISBN: Publication Date: Providing tips, suggestions, and guidelines on the critical issues that surround designing spaces for children and teens, this how-to book will help you create a space that they will never want to leave.

Unleash your library's full potential. Opening the Book's experienced designers provide space planning and design services for all sizes of libraries. From quick advice to feasibility studies to full installations, we can help you make the most of your options and persuade others of the benefits of including a library.

If your child’s room lacks the needed space, try looking elsewhere in your home. This beautiful, built-in reading area makes the most of the otherwise unused space at the end of the hall. It involves building in shelf units framed around the windows and adding a daybed that featuring storage nooks beneath it.

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Opening the Book's experienced designers provide space planning and design services for all sizes of libraries.

From quick advice to feasibility studies to full installations, we can help you make the most of your options and persuade others of the benefits of including a library.

The process followed in the preparation of a Public Library Space Needs and Alternatives Study includes thorough review and analysis of the following crucial factors: Service area population, projected up to twenty years - Public library service needs - ten to twenty year projection - Service roles and appropriate mission of the public library.

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Sandra Feinberg is the author of Designing Space for Children and Teens in Libraries and Public Places ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 1 review, published /5(4). CLC has provided shelving and furniture to hundreds of public libraries since Children’s and Teens, and we offer everything from standard furniture and shelving to custom service desks and bookcases.

middle schools and high schools to design and furnish their spaces. Whether you are re-designing an existing library or furnishing. Read on to find answers to questions on library space design.

Blog Space Design See how the new library at Sioux Center Middle and High School shines as a 21st century teen space that allows students to read, study and collaborate. Janet Nelson and Angie Schoeneck. School libraries are going from book warehouses to multi-functional. Little libraries: 23 small-space book storage solutions One of the biggest tasks in unpacking and organizing my new place was getting the book situation under control.

Both my roommate and I are big readers (I gravitate toward sci-fi and horror, my roomie likes her romance), and paring down our collections would just be too painful. A positive, public profi le for children’s libraries is most important as competition for a child’s time and attention grows.

Reading and literacy are necessary skills in order to communicate and their value must be constantly reinforced. Human resources Effective and professionally run children’s libraries. In one of my past studies, Kuhlmann et al. studied how US teens use public library spaces and why they value libraries as physical places.

11 We found teens to use teen spaces in libraries for access to technology, for study space, as places for conducting leisure pursuits such as reading and game playing, and as places to socialize with peers.

Smart Spaces Continues in. We are pleased to announce that OCLC has received a supplemental grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will allow a second iteration of Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces, led by OCLC’s WebJunction program.A new cohort of 15 small and rural public libraries has been selected from across the US to work with their communities to.

Great Libraries Become Public Gathering Places. The spaces inside and outside libraries are perfect for public proclamations, celebrations, fairs, and festivals - as well as smaller but no less important events that occur on a regular basis, like brown bag lectures or midday concerts.

“Streets and their sidewalks, and main public spaces of a city are its most vital organs”, said Jane Jacobs in her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities. Public spaces are complex, organic things and design is only a small fraction of what goes into making a great public space.

You cannot expect to do everything right initially. 10 Cozy And Relaxing Reading Spaces.

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Reading is an activity that, surprisingly, relaxes the mind and allows us to enter a stage of deep tranquility and calmness. It’s a great way of regrouping your thoughts and allowing your mind to restore its energy after a long day at work or whenever your feel like you’re stressed.

Young people use public spaces just as much as anyone else, if not more. And yet, too often young people, or young adults between the ages of 12 to 25, are not included in the process of Placemaking and end up "loitering" in other spaces.

The following are just a few of the successful examples from around the world where young people were involved in Placemaking. Services to children and teens are the cornerstone of any modern public library. A strong youth services program can get new patrons in the door by promoting literacy education and providing children with a place to go after school.

When children and their families come in looking for a “level M” book, it’s a huge cause of frustration. Thomas Hughes is a children’s library paradise with o square feet of newly remodeled space. It’s organized into three neighborhoods by age range: early learners, middle childhood, and tweens.

Each area offers kids STEM activities, tech, play opportunities, and, of course, lots of high-quality books. The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries has opened grant applications for the – school year. The foundation provides funds to the nation’s neediest schools so that they can extend, update, and diversify the book and print collections in their libraries with the goal of encouraging students to develop a love of reading and learning.

Abbott, a Boston-based design firm. A nationally recognized authority on library planning and design, Freeman has designed more than 80 libraries. His chief interest is in contributing to the advancement of education, to un-derstanding how people learn, and to heightened appreciation of how archi-tecture affects the teaching and learning.

The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in English during the preceding year. Information books are defined as those written and illustrated to present, organize, and interpret documentable, factual material for children.- Explore Angela Palmer's board "Library-Program Ideas", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about program ideas, library programs, library pins.Public libraries are invited to apply for $5, American Dream grants for adult literacy services.

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