CBC Spark: The future of public library design

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CBC Radio - SparkThe latest Spark podcast has a fascinating segment called “The future of public library design” in which host Nora Young talks to a Dutch librarian, and a designer, about their bold experiment in library design. The new Almere public library looks like a bookstore, features a big video gaming section, and uses a “shop concept” to make the various groups of patrons much more likely to stick around.

There’s a great idea, check it out … play X-Box and PC games, in the library!

Almere Library's "Gaming zone" (SOURCE: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nyedeichman/4461830753/)

Check out the full post over on the Spark blog HERE, and have a listen to the segment |MP3||.

Posted by Jesse Willis

P.S. CBC is still hiding the J. Michael Straczynski radio drama. Bad CBC!

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