Category Archive: library buildings

Dec 05

More from Shanachietour and NLS4

Today was the first day of NLS4, which I have blogged about already, but only the last afternoon session and plenary. I missed a lot because I ended up spending most of the day with other public librarians and Erik and Jaap the Shanachietour guys. I began the day at the State Library of Victoria …

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Dec 02

Anatomy of recarpeting a library

Last week, our biggest library was recarpeted and repainted and I was part of the moving team.  Narre Warren Library is a 1300 sq mt building, comprising the library, a meeting room, family history space, local history archive, workroom, staffroom, foyer and amenities – the majority of which had to be emptied to allow the …

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Apr 18

CIL 2007 – The Library of the Future – Louise Parker Berry and Alan Kirk Gray

Great to hear the formal presentation of what I saw and learnt about the new Darien Library when I spent the day there last week. Louise Berry – 3 principles guiding their building project, which is ultimately based on their library creed of extreme customer service Covenant with our patrons Stay ahead of expectations First …

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