This book demonstrates how aesthetics, design elements, and visual literacy can be implemented in the library to enhance spaces, programs, services, instruction, and outreach so that your library will appeal to all users.
* Clearly explains how to recognize, understand, and interpret basic design techniques
* Teaches librarians how to attract and target their efforts towards specific groups of library users
* Outlines principles of good design in instruction programs, space planning and design tasks, outreach initiatives, and other library programs and activities
* Offers easy-to-follow steps to good design for wayfinding, instruction, and library usage
Number of pages: 159
"Harnessing the power of design is one important aspect in meeting the changing needs of a community...The knowledge shared in this book will be valuable to those embarking on building a new facility or remodeling an existing library [and] to those interested in creating a continuous cycle of improvement for spaces, services, and programs. This book is highly recommended for all types and size of libraries." - Public Library Quarterly