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Uber-Friendly: contemporary library design

While our public and institutional libraries differ in purpose and specialisation, common to all in our current era is the endeavour to create user-friendly places. 85 more words


GMCL - The C is for Community

GMCL’s Leadership Team has been discussing re-branding our library for quite some time now.  In the past, this facility was known as the Temecula Mellman Library, the Grace Mellman Library, the Old Temecula Library, etc.  336 more words


Interview with Sarah Cuthill, archivist and librarian

Sarah Cuthill is school librarian at Clifton High School in Bristol, England and has worked in archives and libraries in universities, the arts and business, both in the UK and in Australia. 1,458 more words

School Design

27 #libraries to visit in your lifetime by Sarah Schmalbruch

Those who love a good book will agree that there’s nothing better than finding a spot to cozy up and read. Sometimes that’s your couch, and sometimes that’s a quiet library brimming with great literature.  207 more words



We know that a lot of school and childrens’ libraries are categorizing their fiction stock to make choosing a story easier but have held back ourselves. 292 more words


British Library awarded Grade I-listed building status

Structure once called ‘one of the ugliest buildings in the world’ in parliament and denounced by Prince Charles now ‘one of England’s finest modern buildings’. The… 184 more words

Library Buildings

Strahov Library (Biblioteca Strahov) , Prague, Czech Republic

The library in the Strahov Monastery in Prague played an important role in Czech history. There are about 200 000 old prints, mostly from the period between the 16 th and the 18 th century, around 3000 manuscripts and 1500 first prints. 358 more words