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Visioning Process                 Jan. – Dec. 2010Physical assessment of existing   Jan. – Apr. 2010buildingDevelopment of...
Vibrant DowntownProvide Quality Cultural, Recreational and LearningOpportunitiesGrow & Diversify the Economy UtilizingRede...
Central Library VisionAs Arlington’s Center for Learning,         the Central Library      offers a Unique Facility   wher...
Review of Central LibraryUsage:                            5
Patron Visits:             373,010Circulation of Material:   569,467Program Attendance:        23,117Meetings Booked:     ...
Who Uses The Central Library                               (By Zip Code)                                                  ...
Who Uses The Central Library                               (Patron Visits By Area)                                        ...
Who Uses The Central Library                             (Computer Sessions By Area) of I-20                              ...
Review of FacilityAssessment & Options:                        10
Facility Assessment MethodologyVisual observations by the consultant teamReview of previous studiesReview of available dra...
Critical FindingsRoofElevatorPlumbingACMs (asbestos-containing materials)                                       12
Size of Facility Needed to Support Plan of Service  Estimated size                 85,000* to 100,000 BGSF  Current Facili...
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Review Public InputRegarding Facility Options:                              23
Facility Options SurveyCelebrate the Central Library event kicked offthe public input process on November 5Survey offered ...
Survey QuestionsIndicate either VeryDesirable, Acceptable, Neutral, or Not Acceptableto the three optionsIf Option 3 was e...
Completed Survey Responses by Zip Code                                      Completed Survey Responses                    ...
Option 1 – Renovate & Expand                                       NOT Acceptable                                         ...
Option 2 – Same Site, New Building                                  NOT Acceptable                                        ...
Option 3 – New Site, New Building                                                               VERY Desirable            ...
Very Desirable/Acceptable Responses By Option               1000                900                800                700 ...
Very Desirable/Acceptable Responses by ZIP   300   250   200   150   100    50      0      North (76006, 76011, 76012) (76...
Location Preference for Option 3    If you felt that Option 3 was an acceptable or desirable option, what would be    an s...
Next StepsIssues for Council Consideration:   Preferred options to move forward with   Ratio of private to public funding ...
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Arlington Central Library Recommended Plan of Service and Facility Options for Consideration

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  2. 2. Visioning Process Jan. – Dec. 2010Physical assessment of existing Jan. – Apr. 2010buildingDevelopment of Plan of Service May 2010 – Feb. 2011Facility Cost Estimates Mar. - Sept. 2011Facility Options Review Oct. – Dec. 2011Finalized Consultant’s Plan Jan. 2012 2
  3. 3. Vibrant DowntownProvide Quality Cultural, Recreational and LearningOpportunitiesGrow & Diversify the Economy UtilizingRedevelopment EffortsCreate and Coordinate Effective Regional andCommunity PartnershipsCoordinate Programs to Support Youth, Seniors andFamilies 3
  4. 4. Central Library VisionAs Arlington’s Center for Learning, the Central Library offers a Unique Facility where Learning for All Ages, Family Enrichment, and Civic Interaction Come Alive! 4
  5. 5. Review of Central LibraryUsage: 5
  6. 6. Patron Visits: 373,010Circulation of Material: 569,467Program Attendance: 23,117Meetings Booked: 1,538Computer Sessions: 120,552Registered Cardholders: 37,453 6
  7. 7. Who Uses The Central Library (By Zip Code) Computer Zip Code Visits* % % Sessions* 76001 1,181 2% 2,405 1% 76002 886 2% 2,140 1% 76006 2,945 5% 11,853 6% 76010 8,439 15% 45,603 22% 76011 7,561 14% 47,654 23% 76012 9,745 18% 23,901 12% 76013 6,551 12% 14,864 7% 76014 3,828 7% 12,966 6% 76015 2,595 5% 6,357 3% 76016 1,650 3% 2,337 1% 76017 1,818 3% 5,177 3% 76018 1,344 2% 4,557 2% Other 76--- 3,004 5% 12,668 6% Other 75--- 3,297 6% 9,356 5% Other 40 0% 1,494 1% 54,884 100% 203,332 100%* Data collected between 4/1/2011 and 8/30/2011 ** Data collected between 5/1/2009 and 8/1/2011 7
  8. 8. Who Uses The Central Library (Patron Visits By Area) South of I-20 (76017, 76018, 76001, 7 6002 Other 10% South-Central 11% Arlington (76014, 76015, 76016) 15% North Arlington (76006, 76011, 76012) 37% Central Arlington (76010, 76013) 27%Survey Respondents: Use of Central Library, May, 2010 8
  9. 9. Who Uses The Central Library (Computer Sessions By Area) of I-20 South (76017, 76018, 76001, 7 South-Central 6002 Arlington 7% (76014, 76015, 76016) Other 11% 11% North Arlington (76006, 76011, 76012) 41% Central Arlington (76010, 76013) 30%Survey Respondents: Use of Central Library, May, 2010 9
  10. 10. Review of FacilityAssessment & Options: 10
  11. 11. Facility Assessment MethodologyVisual observations by the consultant teamReview of previous studiesReview of available drawings (both original and renovation sets)Building elements were graded(excellent, good, average, deficient or very deficient) 11
  12. 12. Critical FindingsRoofElevatorPlumbingACMs (asbestos-containing materials) 12
  13. 13. Size of Facility Needed to Support Plan of Service Estimated size 85,000* to 100,000 BGSF Current Facility (63,575) BGSF Additional SF Required 21,000* to 36,000 BGSF*Smaller size based on locating selected support services off- site in leased office/warehouse space 13
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  23. 23. Review Public InputRegarding Facility Options: 23
  24. 24. Facility Options SurveyCelebrate the Central Library event kicked offthe public input process on November 5Survey offered online and on paper fromNovember 5 through November 23Over 30,000 library cardholders received aninitial email and additional reminder emails tocomplete the surveyNotice of the survey was sent to the City’sNeighborhood NetworkAlmost 1300 responses were collected 24
  25. 25. Survey QuestionsIndicate either VeryDesirable, Acceptable, Neutral, or Not Acceptableto the three optionsIf Option 3 was either Very Desirable orAcceptable, indicate which part of Arlington youwould like to see a new building constructedOther comments regarding Central Libraryservices/facilitiesZip code 25
  26. 26. Completed Survey Responses by Zip Code Completed Survey Responses North (76006, 76011, 76012) Other 6% North Central (76010, 76013) 26% South 27% South Central Central (76014, 76015, 76016) South Central 23% 18% South (76017, 76018, 76001, 76002) OtherSurvey Respondents: Facility Options Survey, Nov. 2011 26
  27. 27. Option 1 – Renovate & Expand NOT Acceptable 8% Neutral/No Answer 15% VERY Desirable 46% An Acceptable Option 31%Survey Respondents: Facility Options Survey, Nov. 2011 27
  28. 28. Option 2 – Same Site, New Building NOT Acceptable VERY Desirable 18% 22% Neutral 30% An Acceptable Option 30%Survey Respondents: Facility Options Survey, Nov. 2011 28
  29. 29. Option 3 – New Site, New Building VERY Desirable 15% NOT Acceptable 37% An Acceptable Option 20% Neutral 28%Survey Respondents: Facility Options Survey, Nov. 2011 29
  30. 30. Very Desirable/Acceptable Responses By Option 1000 900 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 100 0 Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Very Desirable AcceptableSurvey Respondents: Facility Options Survey, Nov. 2011 30
  31. 31. Very Desirable/Acceptable Responses by ZIP 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 North (76006, 76011, 76012) (76010, 76013) Central South Central (76014, 76015, 76016) South (76017, 76018, 76001, 76002)Other Option 1 Option 2 Option 3Survey Respondents: Facility Options Survey, Nov. 2011 31
  32. 32. Location Preference for Option 3 If you felt that Option 3 was an acceptable or desirable option, what would be an suitable location for the new facility? (check as many as are applicable) South of I-20 106 North of I-30 35Nearer to the "true" geographic Center of Arlington 205 Downtown Arlington (between 391 Cooper, Collins, Division & Park Row) 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400Survey Respondents: Facility Options Survey, Nov. 2011 32
  33. 33. Next StepsIssues for Council Consideration: Preferred options to move forward with Ratio of private to public funding desired Possible collaborative opportunities with private developers or other educational institutionsProvidence/Perkins+Will Prepare: Final Cost Estimates to Address Questions/Suggestions from Council and from Public Input Sessions conducted in November 2011 Recommendations for Public/Private Funding Plan Final Plan of Services/Facility Plan – Estimated for January 2012 33
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