Library Buildings

Selected materials available for loan from Georgia Public Library Service (PINES policy name STATELIB-L; OCLC WorldShare ILL symbol GSL)

Design and construction

Barclay, Donald A., and Eric D. Scott. 2011. The library renovation, maintenance, and construction handbook. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.

Brown, Carol R. 2002. Interior design for libraries: drawing on function & appeal. Chicago: American Library Association.

Building libraries for the 21st century: the shape of information. 2000. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland.

Dahlgren, Anders. 1996. Planning the small library facility. 2nd ed. Chicago: Library Administration and Management Association, American Library Association.

Dewe, Michael. 2006. Planning public library buildings: concepts and issues for the librarian. Aldershot, England: Ashgate Pub.

Erikson, Rolf, and Carolyn Bussian Markuson. 2007. Designing a school library media center for the future. 2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association.

Khan, Ayub. 2009. Better by design: an introduction to planning and designing a new library building. London: Facet Pub.

Koontz, Christie. 1997. Library facility siting and location handbook. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.

Leighton, Philip D., and David C. Weber. 1999. Planning academic and research library buildings.  3rd ed. Chicago, Ill: American Library Association.

Library as place: rethinking roles, rethinking space. 2005. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources.

Library construction from a staff perspective. 2001. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland.

Mattern, Shannon Christine. 2007. The new downtown library: designing with communities. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

McCabe, Gerard B. 2000. Planning for a new generation of public library buildings. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.

McCarthy, Richard C.  2007. Managing your library construction project: a step-by-step guide. Chicago: American Library Association.

Murphy, Tish. 2007. Library furnishings: a planning guide. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co.

Piotrowicz, Lynn M., and Scott Osgood. 2010. Building science 101: a primer for librarians. Chicago: American Library Association.

Planning, renovating, expanding, and constructing library facilities in hospitals, academic medical centers, and health organizations. 2005. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Information Press.

Planning the modern public library building. 2003. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited.

Siddiqi, Anooradha Iyer. 2010. The l!brary book: design collaborations in the public schools. New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Waite, Phillip S. 2005. The non-architect's guide to major capital projects: planning, designing, and delivering new buildings. Ann Arbor, Mich: Society for College and University Planning.

Woodward, Jeannette A. 2010. Countdown to a new library: managing the building project. 2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association.

Energy conservation

Dean, Edward. 2002. Energy management strategies in public libraries. [Sacramento]: California State Library.

McBane Mulford, Sam, and Ned A. Himmel. 2010. How green is my library? Santa Barbara, Calif: Libraries Unlimited.

Miller, Kathryn. 2010. Public libraries going green. Chicago: American Library Association.

History and pictorial works

Heart of the community: the libraries we love : treasured libraries of the United States and Canada.  2007. Great Barrington, Mass: Berkshire Pub. Group.

Höfer, Candida. 2005. Candida Höfer: libraries. München: Schirmer/Mosel.

Hufbauer, Benjamin. 2005. Presidential temples: how memorials and libraries shape public memory. Lawrence, Kan: University Press of Kansas.

Kaser, David. 1997. The evolution of the American academic library building. Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press.

Laubier, Guillaume de, and Jacques Bosser. 2003. The most beautiful libraries in the world. New York: Harry N. Abrams.

Libraries. 2011. Hong Kong: Design Media Publishing Limited.

Roth, Manuela. 2011. Library architecture + design. [Salenstein]: Braun.

Russo, Stacy Shotsberger. 2008. The library as place in California. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co.

Staikos, K. 2000. The great libraries: from antiquity to the Renaissance (3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600). New Castle, Del: Oak Knoll Press.

Maintenance and repair

Barclay, Donald A., and Eric D. Scott. 2011. The library renovation, maintenance, and construction handbook. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc.

Trotta, Carmine J., and Marcia Trotta. 2001. The librarian's facility management handbook. New York: Neal-Schuman.

Space utilization

Bazillion, Richard J., and Connie Braun. 2001. Academic libraries as high-tech gateways: a guide to design & space decisions. 2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association.

Bernier, Anthony. 2012. Voya's YA spaces of your dreams collection. Bowie, Maryland: VOYA Press.

Bolan, Kimberly. 2009. Teen spaces: the step-by-step library makeover. 2nd ed. Chicago: American Library Association.

Brawner, Lee B., and Donald K. Beck. 1996. Determining your public library's future size: a needs assessment and planning model. Chicago: American Library Association.

Brown, Carol R.  1995. Planning library interiors: the selection of furnishings for the 21st century. Phoenix, Ariz: Oryx Press.

Bryan, Cheryl. 2007. Managing facilities for results: optimizing space for services. Chicago: American Library Association.

Building blocks for planning functional library space. 3rd ed.  2011. Chicago: American Library Association.

Feinberg, Sandra, and James R. Keller. 2010. Designing space for children and teens in libraries and public places. Chicago: American Library Association.

Library as place: rethinking roles, rethinking space. 2005. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources.

Lushington, Nolan. 2008. Libraries designed for kids. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Lushington, Nolan. 2002. Libraries designed for users: a 21st century guide. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.

Murphy, Tish. 2007. Library furnishings: a planning guide. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co.

Sannwald, William W. 2009. Checklist of library building design considerations.  5th ed. Chicago: American Library Association.

Woodward, Jeannette A. 2009. Creating the customer-driven academic library. Chicago: American Library Association.

Woodward, Jeannette A. 2005. Creating the customer-driven library: building on the bookstore model. Chicago: American Library Association.

Selected Web resources

American Library Association.  Building libraries and library additions: a selected annotated bibliography.  Accessed June 27, 2013. http://www.ala.org/tools/libfactsheets/alalibraryfactsheet11.

American Library Association.  Equipment and facilities. Accessed June 27, 2013. http://www.ala.org/tools/atoz/equipandfacilities/equipfacilities.

American Library Association.  Green libraries. Accessed June 27, 2013. http://www.ala.org/tools/green-libraries.

American Library Association.  Library buildings & space planning. Accessed June 27, 2013. http://www.ala.org/tools/atoz/buildingandspaceplanning/buildings_and_space_planning.

American Library Association.  Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA). Buildings and Equipment Section. Accessed June 27, 2013. http://www.ala.org/llama/sections/bes.

Georgia Department of Community Affairs.  Georgia's construction codes.  Accessed June 27, 2013. http://www.dca.state.ga.us/development/constructioncodes/programs/codes2.asp.

National Institute of Building Sciences.  Whole Building Design Guide: Libraries. Accessed June 27, 2013. http://www.wbdg.org/design/libraries.php.

U. S. Department of Justice.  Civil Rights Division.  Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Accessed June 27, 2013. http://www.ada.gov/.

June 2013