Library Links: see what other cities have done;
what features should our library have?
Public Library Manifesto Definition, mission statement, and much
more for a pubic library.
IFLANET The website of the International
federation of Library Associations and Institutions: more library information..
While not exactly pertinent to our Library Steering Committee The International Committee
of the Blue Shield (ICBS)
area of this site will be of interest to any of you who were appalled by
the destruction of the libraries and archives in Iraq.
Eugene Public Library , Eugene Oregon || Principles and Concepts
from Community Workshops. This is a good site listing various design considerations.
see the section Planning
for Library Service towards
the bottom of the page.
Falls Wisconsin Library to reflect changes in lifestyles. This is
a nice summary of what I think may be the feeling here about the changing
role of the library in the community.
Public Library , Elgin Illinois: Building Highlights. This site also
lists the facilities that were considered important in that community.
Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, Ohio. This Library doesn't
have a lot of extra features but it does have a café and check out
the very cozy reading room
Poland OH Public
Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, Ohio. This is a 36000
square ft. facility - similar in size to what was being considered for Belleville.
A very nice traditional looking library that tastefully incorporated the
old library. A site worth lingering over. Cost $6.8 million US. See here
for details of the
facilities ; café meeting room, bookstore etc.
Bristol Public Library Bristol VA/TN Features of the proposed
new library. An additional 34,000 sq. ft. added to the existing 11,000
sq. ft. building.
OR New Library Another west coast library. A community
just a bit larger than Belleville.
Check out the FAQ
section. You can also view the site plan and floor plans.
Hardin County Public Library Programs & Services
Some of the cities below are considerably larger than Belleville.
However they do offer some ideas on features that can be considered here.
Hartford New Library , Hartford Connecticut
City Public Library - New Central Library
Library : Building a New Central Library. When I have a lot of time
on my hands I will download the large (9.5 Me) PD. file "New Central Library
Schematic Design Report"
New Columbia Public Library
: Features of the New Library
Park Library : New Library Features
Ossining Public Library of Westchester, New York Plenty of detail
about Children's library features.
Traverse Area District Library
Traverse City, Michigan 55,000 sq. ft. A new building
designed in the style of the Train Station.
Engberg Anderson Design
Partnership A list of various Library projects in the Wisconsin Illinois
area with links to some of them.
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