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Monday, June 02, 2008

Look & Learn

I asked: "What is the look & feel of your library building?"
  • 7% said: "Art Deco loveliness"
  • 14% said: "1950s deal and chipboard," "1980s nursery school," "Solid Victoriana" or "Ultra-modern, sleek graphite and clean lines;" but
  • 35% said: "Cash & carry warehouse"

Which suggests that the 'Designing Libraries' agenda may have some way to go.


Can Bass 1 said...

Yes, indeed Mr Musgrove. Although we here in the cathedral are blessed with a rather splendid library designed for us by Sir Christopher Wren. It's only a shame the cathedral librarian won't let anyone go near it!

Kevin Musgrove said...

Many librarians feel that their libraries are only cluttered by users.

My sympathies.