Mary Weems Barton Furniture and Fixtures Campaign

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Mary Weems Barton Furniture and Fixtures Campaign

  1. 1. Building from our past…to create our future. Quincy Public Library 1888 Quincy Public Library 1974 Quincy Public Library 2012
  2. 2. The Charles A.Children’s Library & Nancy Scholz Family • 30% more shelving space. • Increased safety & security. • Child-friendly furniture.
  3. 3. The Charles A.Children’s Library & Nancy Scholz Family • Touch-screen computer learning stations. • Research computers for school-aged children • 33% more seating. • Built-in supply storage. • Child-friendly tables & chairs.
  4. 4. Imagination Reading Area The Bo & Erin Knapheide Family • Decorative reading tree • Whimsical furniture • Puppets and puzzles
  5. 5. The QuincyPuppet Theatre Service League
  6. 6. The QuincyPuppet Theatre Service League • 30% more seating • Projector & screen for children’s movies • Sound & stage lighting system •New cast of marionette puppets
  7. 7. Teen Zone • 700 square ft. dedicated to teen materials & space. • Modern furnishing, neon sign and new shelving.
  8. 8. Teen Zone • Four new internet-access computers just for teens. • Wii gaming console for “Wii Wednesdays”
  9. 9. Computer Station • New public computers and laptops. • Upgraded software. • Computer desks & comfortable chairs
  10. 10. SponsorshipWireless Commons Available • Extended, high-speed wireless zone. • Study tables with built-in power for laptop users. • Comfortable chairs with work surface.
  11. 11. The BartleyIllinois Room Family • Local history collection gathered in a single space. • New research tables & chairs
  12. 12. The BartleyIllinois Room Family • Microfilm machines: reader/ scanner/printer in one. •Local artifacts & photography. • Quiet space for research & reading.
  13. 13. Historic Quincy Photographs Thank You Photographs on display in the Illinois Room. Quincy Brandt & Judith Newspapers Inc. Crocker Waterkotte The Webb Construction Foundation Titan International In Memory of Patricia Ann Kirk
  14. 14. The Arthur &Study Rooms Lela Lindsey Family Quiet space ideal for individuals or small groups. • New study tables & chairs. • Available for advanced reservation or on-the-spot.
  15. 15. The Arthur &Conference Room Lela Lindsey Family • Quiet space ideal for small groups of up to 25 people. • Comfortable chairs & moveable tables. • Presentation screen & video teleconferencing. •Available for advanced reservation or on-the-spot.
  16. 16. SponsorshipMulti-Purpose Meeting Room Available • Seating for 200 • Equipped with video teleconferencing. • Projector, screen & sound system. • Available for public reservation.
  17. 17. Digital Events Board • Main lobby display shows upcoming events, current news and weather • Children’s display will be installed to show upcoming events and new books.
  18. 18. Self-Check Kiosks • Easy, fast & private • All materials are now tagged with radio- frequency ID tags. • Receipts can be printed, e-mailed or both!
  19. 19. Hold Pick-Up Lockers • Items on hold in lockers are available for pick up 24/7 • Patrons have 14 days to pick up their items.
  20. 20. Thank You QPL Staff! The “Love Your Library” campaign raised $19,519!

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