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Public library buildings : the librarian's go-to guide for construction, expansion, and renovation projects / Lisa Charbonnet.

Charbonnet, Lisa, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville OFFICE 022.314 CHA (Text) 37323005261014 OFFICE Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 022.314 CHA (Text) 78551000526969 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781440838583 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1440838585 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-218) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Machine generated contents note: -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Getting Started -- Chapter 2: The Site: Renovation or Expansion? -- Chapter 3: Funding -- Chapter 4: Selecting the Team -- Chapter 5: Programming and Space Planning -- Chapter 6: Preparing for Construction -- Chapter 7: Construction: What's a Library Director to Do? -- Chapter 8: Wrapping Up -- Chapter 9: Post-Construction -- Appendix A: Strategic Communications Planning, 2007-2009 -- Appendix B: Stories from the Library -- Appendix C: Request for Qualifications: Owner's Representative Services, August, 2010 -- Appendix D: 2007 Library Program -- Based on a 15,000 square foot Building -- Appendix E: Scott Thornton Commons Policy for Private Events, Westbank Library -- Appendix F: Pflugerville Public Library Policies, 2014 -- Appendix G: Sequence of Events for the Day of the Grand Opening at the Laura Bush Community Library, July, 2009 -- Glossary -- Notes -- Index .
Summary, etc.: "This go-to guide covers the entire process of building or renovating a public library--from initial planning, to maintaining the completed space, to measuring success. Provides you with an informal, easy-to-read, practical guide that addresses the specific needs of public librarians looking to reimagine their library space. Takes a holistic approach that covers every step from initial vision to evaluating success. Offers practical, nuts-and-bolts advice from an experienced veteran of the process. Helps you to claim a seat at the table--and shows you why the input of librarians is so important"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Library buildings > United States > Design and construction.
Library buildings > Remodeling > United States.
Public libraries > United States > Planning.

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