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FACILITIES MASTER PLAN
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
AGENDA
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Presentation
• Facilities Master Plan Refresher
• Update on Facilitie...
FACILITIES MASTER PLAN APPROACH
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture
The Facilities Master Plan approach incorporates four key co...
PLANNING STRATEGIES
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Planning Strategy 1: Manage assets wisely.
Planning Stra...
FACILITY CONDITIONS ASSESSMENT
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
FCA analyzed 21 neighborhood library building...
FACILITY CONDITIONS ASSESSMENT
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Libraries that will need a Building Systems R...
FACILITIES MASTER PLAN CONSIDERATIONS
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
The FMP will go beyond the FCA and wil...
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Strategic
Needs
Building
Functional Needs
Existing Physical
Building Needs
F...
LIBRARY USAGE ASSESSMENT
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
The Library Usage Assessment focused on answering 3...
DISTRICT SCAN
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
What: A qualitative analysis that overlaid data within maps
• ...
POTENTIAL GAPS IN SERVICE TO EXPLORE
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Congress Heights
South Central,
Gateway...
STAFF WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
More than 100 DC Public Library staff participated...
STAFF WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Children, youth, families, and parenting
Family he...
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TIMELINE
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture
#dclibraryfuture | dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture | community.f...
KEY FOCUS GROUP TAKEAWAYS
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Expand technology-based resources and services.
Pr...
COMMUNITY MEETINGS
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
COMMUNITY MEETING TAKEAWAYS (1 OF 2)
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Utilization of Space: Accommodate the d...
COMMUNITY MEETING TAKEAWAYS (2 OF 2)
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Program Elements: Ensure programs refle...
SURVEY: WHO RESPONDED?
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
85%
15%
Respondents with
Current Library Card
Respond...
SURVEY FINDINGS (1 OF 2)
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
• Most satisfied with: Library overall, staff court...
SURVEY FINDINGS (2 OF 2)
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
The top five things respondents would like to expan...
BROAD THEMES FOR FUTURE SERVICES
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
BROAD THEMES
FOCUS
GROUPS
COMMUNITY
MEETING...
BROAD THEMES FOR FUTURE SERVICES
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Support children and families
Connect resid...
BUILDING A ROADMAP
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
How do we build a roadmap of facility
projects and strate...
Strategic
Needs
Building
Functional Needs
Existing Physical
Building Needs
BUILDING A ROADMAP
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfutur...
CRITERIA FOR CONSIDERATION
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Project timing will also consider:
• Barriers to ...
GROUP DISCUSSION
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Did the four future services themes capture
everything? Was...
GROUP DISCUSSION
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
Did the four future services themes capture
everything? Was...
GROUP DISCUSSION
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
What do you think about the Library’s master
planning prior...
GROUP DISCUSSION
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
What else do we need to make sure we
emphasize in the FMP?Q3
NEXT STEPS
#dclibraryfuture dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture
Compile and publish FMP
Prepare for budget request process
Perfo...
STAY ENGAGED
#dclibraryfuture dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture
#dclibraryfuture
dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture
community.feedb...
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DC Public Library Facilities Master Plan Community Presentation

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Presentation from June 2019 DC Public Library community meetings focusing on the development of the Library's 10-year Facilities Master Plan (FMP).

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DC Public Library Facilities Master Plan Community Presentation

  1. 1. FACILITIES MASTER PLAN dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
  2. 2. AGENDA dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Presentation • Facilities Master Plan Refresher • Update on Facilities Condition Assessment • Overview of Usage Assessment Data • Community Feedback Received Group Discussion • Questions & Feedback
  3. 3. FACILITIES MASTER PLAN APPROACH dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture The Facilities Master Plan approach incorporates four key components: LIBRARY USAGE ASSESSMENT How customers use libraries COMMUNITY & STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT Community needs and priorities FACILITY CONDITION ASSESSMENT The current condition of library buildings LEADERSHIP & STAFF Professional expertise and knowledge of library trends #dclibraryfuture
  4. 4. PLANNING STRATEGIES dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Planning Strategy 1: Manage assets wisely. Planning Strategy 2: Grow smartly and equitably. Planning Strategy 3: Design and build responsively. Planning Strategy 4: Prioritize and sequence projects logically.
  5. 5. FACILITY CONDITIONS ASSESSMENT dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture FCA analyzed 21 neighborhood library buildings • FCA data enables DC Public Library to schedule system repairs and replacements with timing of building needs. • Some libraries will need systems renewals in the next 10 years. • A Building Systems Renewal Project will address deficiencies in life safety and renew or replace critical building systems that reach the end of their life cycle (e.g. electrical, plumbing, HVAC).
  6. 6. FACILITY CONDITIONS ASSESSMENT dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Libraries that will need a Building Systems Renewal Project in the next ten years: Group 1 Target Timeframe FY 2021 – 2023 Group 2 Target Timeframe FY 2024 – 2026 Group 3 Target Timeframe FY 2027 – 2030 Mt. Pleasant Northeast Shepherd Park Takoma Park* Anacostia Benning Chevy Chase Georgetown Petworth Shaw Tenley Bellevue Francis Gregory *Currently undergoing a systems renewal project
  7. 7. FACILITIES MASTER PLAN CONSIDERATIONS dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture The FMP will go beyond the FCA and will address ways to: • Ensure building systems are addressed as they age • Allow existing buildings to support evolving library functions • Advance the Library’s mission and expand services
  8. 8. dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Strategic Needs Building Functional Needs Existing Physical Building Needs FACILITIES MASTER PLAN CONSIDERATIONS
  9. 9. LIBRARY USAGE ASSESSMENT dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture The Library Usage Assessment focused on answering 3 key questions: • Who is a current library user and who is not? • How do we align library facilities with community needs? • What opportunities exist for DC Public Library to better serve DC residents?
  10. 10. DISTRICT SCAN dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture What: A qualitative analysis that overlaid data within maps • Usage Elements – customer density, checkouts, computer use, & branch stats like gate count, Wi-Fi, meeting room use • Demographic Elements – population density & growth, age groups, households, educational attainment, income • Proximity of Locations – distance between, distance around, distance to transit access and other public facilities Where are potential gaps in service and what neighborhoods should be explored further?
  11. 11. POTENTIAL GAPS IN SERVICE TO EXPLORE dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Congress Heights South Central, Gateway, Fort Lincoln, Arboretum Stronghold, Edgewood, Bloomingdale, Eckington Brightwood Park, Manor Park Cathedral Heights, Mass. Ave. Heights, Wesley Heights, Glover Park Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, Kalorama Heights Existing Library This map is based on a review of Library usage data, demographic data, and proximity of libraries to each other. Over the next 10 years, the Library will explore ways to better serve residents in these neighborhoods.
  12. 12. STAFF WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture More than 100 DC Public Library staff participated in three full-day workshops.
  13. 13. STAFF WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Children, youth, families, and parenting Family health, food, and healthy eating Career growth Economic and workforce development Employment, job seekers, job readiness Civic & social engagement Community Cultural programs & entertainment Technology & support Experiences and leisure activities Social CapitalVolunteering Job training & vocational services
  14. 14. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT TIMELINE dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture #dclibraryfuture | dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture | community.feedback@dc.gov Dec. 2018 Feb. to Mar. 2019 Jun. 2019 Eight Focus Groups Community Survey and Four Meetings Two Community Meetings #dclibraryfuture 60 participants 1,286 responses from 28 zip codes 75 attendees across SW, NW, SE, NE
  15. 15. KEY FOCUS GROUP TAKEAWAYS dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Expand technology-based resources and services. Provide educational, career, and life skills trainings. Serve as one-stop shop for government and community services. Books are still important.
  16. 16. COMMUNITY MEETINGS dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture
  17. 17. COMMUNITY MEETING TAKEAWAYS (1 OF 2) dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Utilization of Space: Accommodate the diverse needs of residents, which may be different in each branch. Accessibility: Prioritize access and usability for all. Digital Resources: Consistently update hardware and software.
  18. 18. COMMUNITY MEETING TAKEAWAYS (2 OF 2) dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Program Elements: Ensure programs reflect the interests and needs of the local community. Social and Community Support Resources: Partner with government agencies and community groups. Library Growth: Respond to demographic trends.
  19. 19. SURVEY: WHO RESPONDED? dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture 85% 15% Respondents with Current Library Card Respondents without Library Card 46% 20% 34% Use the library at least weekly Use the library at least monthly Use the library infrequently or not at all Do you have a current DC Public Library card? In the last 12 months, approximately how many times have you visited or used the online services of DC Public Library?
  20. 20. SURVEY FINDINGS (1 OF 2) dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture • Most satisfied with: Library overall, staff courtesy, hours of operation, safety/security, and materials for checkout • Least satisfied with: Holds and the Library website • Top things not used or not familiar with: Downloadable or streaming materials; WiFi; meeting room availability; computer, software, technology availability/features • Reasons for not using the library more frequently: Lack of convenience, lack of time, use internet for information
  21. 21. SURVEY FINDINGS (2 OF 2) dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture The top five things respondents would like to expand or enhance include: Streaming or downloadable materials Nonfiction, fiction, and bestsellers Children’s programs Additional library services in the community Cultural and educational programs for adults
  22. 22. BROAD THEMES FOR FUTURE SERVICES dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture BROAD THEMES FOCUS GROUPS COMMUNITY MEETINGS COMMUNITY SURVEY STAFF WORKSHOPS
  23. 23. BROAD THEMES FOR FUTURE SERVICES dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Support children and families Connect residents, entrepreneurs, and partners Empower students, makers, hobbyists, and lifelong learners Equip job-seekers and support workforce and career development
  24. 24. BUILDING A ROADMAP dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture How do we build a roadmap of facility projects and strategic initiatives that align with our planning strategies? Strategic Needs Building Functional Needs Existing Physical Building Needs
  25. 25. Strategic Needs Building Functional Needs Existing Physical Building Needs BUILDING A ROADMAP dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture PRIORITY 1 PRIORITY 2 PRIORITY 3 PRIORITY 4 Maintain existing assets Complete the modernization program Ensure existing libraries adapt to changing needs Solve city-wide Library service needs
  26. 26. CRITERIA FOR CONSIDERATION dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Project timing will also consider: • Barriers to participation • Project timing of nearby libraries • Number of projects per year • Funding availability • Interim services • Strategic opportunities that may arise • MLK usage and impact on nearby libraries
  27. 27. GROUP DISCUSSION dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Did the four future services themes capture everything? Was there anything we missed? What do you think about the Library’s master planning priorities? What else do we need to make sure we emphasize in the FMP? Q1 Q2 Q3
  28. 28. GROUP DISCUSSION dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture Did the four future services themes capture everything? Was there anything we missed?Q1 Support children and families Connect residents, entrepreneurs, and partners Empower students, makers, hobbyists, and lifelong learners Equip job-seekers and support workforce and career development
  29. 29. GROUP DISCUSSION dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture What do you think about the Library’s master planning priorities?Q2 Strategic Needs Building Functional Needs Existing Physical Building Needs PRIORITY 1 PRIORITY 2 PRIORITY 3 PRIORITY 4 Maintain existing assets Complete the modernization program Ensure existing libraries adapt to changing needs Solve city-wide Library service needs
  30. 30. GROUP DISCUSSION dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture#dclibraryfuture What else do we need to make sure we emphasize in the FMP?Q3
  31. 31. NEXT STEPS #dclibraryfuture dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture Compile and publish FMP Prepare for budget request process Perform functional assessments Explore opportunities to enhance service
  32. 32. STAY ENGAGED #dclibraryfuture dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture #dclibraryfuture dclibrary.org/dclibraryfuture community.feedback@dc.gov

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