Designing a New Children's Space for the Fort St John Public Library

by Lesley Kok


Home

Introduction

Community Survey

Library Requirements & Justifications for Planning Decisions

Conclusion

Appendix A

Appendix B

Works Cited

Capping Paper


Works Cited

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Erikson, Rolf and Carolyn Markuson. Designing a School Library Media Center for the Future. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: American Library Association, 2007.

Feinberg, S. Learning Environments for Young Children: rethinking library spaces and services. Chicago: ALA, 1998.

Fort St John Public Library. About. 20 November 2007. http://fortstjohn.bclibrary.ca/about/library-history/?searchterm=mission

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Lushington, Nolan. Libraries Designed for Users: A 21st Century. New York: Neal- Schuman Publishers, Inc., 2002.

Moore, Judy. Lighting Recommendations. Class Lecture. Facilities Planning 587. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. Fall 2007.

Moore, Judy. Physical Environment. Class Lecture. Facilities Planning 587. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB. Fall 2007.

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Myller, Rolf. The Design of the Small Public Library. New York: R.R Bowker Company, 1966.

Nature Maker.com. Libraries and Schools. 20 November 2007.http://www.naturemaker.com/portfolio/libraries_and_schools.html

North Peace Cultural Centre. About. 20 November 2007. http://www.npcc.bc.ca/

Ontario Library. ARUPLO Guidelines. 20 November 2007. http://www.library.on.ca/links/clearinghouse/accreditation/selectedsamplepolicies/ARUPLOguidelines.pdf

School District 60. About. 20 November 2007. http://www.prn.bc.ca/default.taf?lookup=about

Statistics Canada. Fort St John Community Profile. 20 November 2007. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/community/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=5955034&Geo2=PR&Code2=59&Data=Count&SearchText=Fort%20St.%20John&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&GeoLevel=&GeoCode=5955034

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Last updated: March 15 2008
Contact: lkok@ ualberta . ca

Disclaimer:  
Some of this project was fictional due to the lack of information on actual size of the building and collection. However the demographics of the city are real.