1. Next Generation Libraries A view from 60,000 feet
2. Future: Spaces make placesWhen we think about the next generation libraries we must think about the kinds of spaces to which people are drawn and the well-developed technology infrastructures withinThe Free Library is remaking its Library on 19th and Vine – what are the major considerations?The library brand is still books but what will the “book” look like in 10 years?How does the soaring use of varying technologies impact library decisions?
3. A glimpse ahead Ten years ago…
4. Ten years ago…..Newborn Google and smartphones?
5. Simply put:We need less space for booksand more space for peopleand programming.
6. While technologywill always change howwe deliver informationand services…
7. …the essential,central truth of our missionwill remain constant.
9. We are the gatewayto the Parkway Cultural District.
10. Seattle PL Main ReadingRoom
11. Salt Lake City – UrbanRoom
12. Minneapolis PL –Lobby/Atrium
13. Vancouver PL – Entrance
14. Grand Spaces - SingaporeThis library incorporated boththe National Library plus theSingapore Central Library. Thebuilding consists of two blockswhich house the librarycollections and provide space forother public activities, includinga 615-seat theatre. The site areais 122,000 square feet and thegross floor area is about 633,000square feet
15. National Library ofSingapore
16. Singapore – Green and Rooftop spaces
17. New Spaces – Aarhus, Denmark
18. Aarhus – General & Children’s Libraries
19. Aarhus – Meeting Space
20. Aarhus – Exterior – Lighting Design
21. Amsterdam Public Library
22. Amsterdam – Seating/Internet Access
23. Cerritos PL – The “Experience” Libraryfocuses on themed spaces, high quality art work, and inspirational architecture rather than being another library in the traditional sense
24. Teens Spaces - McMillan Memorial Library (WI) and, Lee RoadLibrary (Cleveland Heights-University Heights (OH) Cleveland Library Commons Gaming counters
25. YOUmedia: Chicago Public Library
26. Brooklyn Public Library: Information Commons
27. Brooklyn Public Library: Information Commons
28. Library /Book VendingAutomated book dispenser: a vending machine for books, or a biblio-ATMPatrons walk up to the dispenser, swipe their library card, and choose from 450 books/cds/DVDsMachine spits out the book, which is due back on the same schedule as other itemsReturn book to the dispenser or a branch.
29. Bokomaten – Library book vending
30. Free Library “Hot Spots”Why Where Philadelphians living in some Audenried Charter High School neighborhoods that lack free and 3301 Tasker Street reliable connections to computer Heavenly Hall Annex technology and high-speed internet 4015 Poplar Street now have access to resources and Institute for the Development of services provided by five Free Library African-American Youth technology Hot Spots. These bring 2221 North Broad Street computer classes and access to the Mercy Neighborhood Ministries latest software, technological 1939 W. Venango Street resources, and the internet to The Village of Arts and community centers in Philadelphia. Humanities 2544 Germantown Avenue http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE2vrkDH7WU&feat
31. Hot Spot – South Philadelphia
32. Technologies Libraries use a myriad of technologies in order to deliver information – through m-Learning applicationsRFID (Radio Frequency Identification)QR CodesM-LearningSocial Networks
33. What is M-Learning?Essentially, m-learningrefers to the creationand consumption ofcontent by learnerswith mobile devices.Basically, it’s e-learning on a mobiledevice.
34. M-learning: mobile applications (2009) Blackberry PDA Nokia N-Gage Mobile phone Specialist Gizmondo Nintendo DS Sony PSP consoles e.g. Sudoku