The Studio at Anythink Libraries in Colorado embraces the philosophy that customers thrive when given the chance to collaborate with others and become creators. By providing tools, programming, and guidance from artists in residence, The Studio is providing customers with opportunities to pursue their passions.
From choosing the tech tools to naming the space, teens were involved every step of the way in designing The Mix, San Francisco Public Library’s ultimate teen experience. Take a visual tour of The Mix’s 4,000+ square feet of designated space for teens to invent, create, study and just plain mess around.
Taking inspiration from a rock quarry, designers have the flexibility to move pieces around while supporting many seating postures to create natural, organic spaces. Four distinct, complementary models in eight upholstery options can be stitched two ways, depending on the fabric, with a poly or felt glide, mimicking a rock fissure and further defining the…
European libraries have long been a source of inspiration in library design and the child space at the Kingston Library in the UK is no exception.
Fresh Coast has created an imaginative collection of enduring products for libraries, healthcare facilities and schools. With a commitment to sustainable manufacturing practices, superb quality and a terrific customer experience their furniture lines have emerged as both fun and inspiring for children. Climb, play, and read on the kid-sized Beach Stones, a new option in…
Madison Public Library encourages visitors of the newly renovated Central Library to be inquisitive, creative, and willing to learn. There are plenty of opportunities as this dynamic library features something for everyone: quiet reading or study spaces, ample internet access on various devices, an enormous whimsical children’s area, teen center, local history room, makerspace, digital media lab, and much more!
In April 2009, Jennings County Public Library began an organizational study with the help of Library Consultant Kimberly Bolan Cullin in an attempt to prepare their facility to meet the changing needs of their community.
Location: Plainfield, INLibrary Consultant: Kimberly Bolan AssociatesClient: Plainfield-Guilford Township Public LibraryTotal Square Feet: 58,520Completion Date: September 2011