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10 Steps to Bring the Coffeehouse Vibe to Library Interiors

A recent Public Library Association presentation showed that people want their local library to be more like their local coffeehouse, offering customization, comfort, and amenities. As in coffeehouses, activity “zones” defined by furniture color or style can cue patrons to reading areas or discussion areas. 100 more words

Systematics

10 Steps to Bring the Coffeehouse Vibe to Library Interiors

A recent Public Library Association presentation showed that people want their local library to be more like their local coffeehouse, offering customization, comfort, and amenities. As in coffeehouses, activity “zones” defined by furniture color or style can cue patrons to reading areas or discussion areas. 100 more words

National Office Systems

Relax, Study, Connect

The Library just acquired eight new comfy chairs that have places for you to plug in and connect your devices (phones, iPads, etc.) while you sit in a quiet spot and read, study, or just catch up with the world through your phone or other device. 174 more words

Students

Get out of your library (and into another)

In the beginning of August I took a week long module called “Oklahoma Information Environment.” It was absolutely phenomenal. For 12 hours a day for 4 days I got to do nothing but explore the amazing libraries in Oklahoma and talk to even more amazing people. 475 more words

Ponderings From The Trenches

Library life

Despite (unbelievably) still feeling queasy, this week was definitely a lot easier to live through than last!  Travelled to Qingdao side to catch up with some of the other new staff on the weekend and I managed to eat western food, even though I was sweating just putting it into my mouth.   293 more words

China