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The Importance of Play in Children’s Spaces (and How Library Furniture Can Encourage It)

We all know that encouraging children to read is a key part of their learning experience–but it’s not the only factor. PLAY is also an essential part of a child’s growth and development. For that reason, well-designed children’s library spaces aren’t just set up like a “children’s section” of a bookstore–they’re also designed to encourage […]

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Adding Mobility to Library Design

These days, the demand for more flexibility in public spaces has never been greater. Not only do we want to maximize the use of space, but we want the freedom to reimagine and adapt spaces to our ever-changing needs. Nowhere is this truer than in modern library spaces, which are increasingly required to provide more

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Advantages of Displaying Books Face-Out — and How to Do More of It in Your Library

Libraries today face an interesting dilemma: finding the balance between offering as many books as possible and enticing more readers to pick them up and borrow them. Traditionally, libraries have displayed the vast majority of their books with their spines facing out on the shelves. Not only does this technique save space, but it also

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