Just as our lives need tidying up from time to time, so do our libraries. Decluttering the library can be daunting at first, but it’s totally worth it. Here’s some more on why we should tidy up: The Magic of Tidying Up Your Library: An AASL Post I read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo last year. Here’s how I describe what I learned from that book: The basic idea is that you should only keep things in your home that spark joy in your heart. Everything else (and she really…
The Mineola UFSD approached H2M with the idea of creating a new, state-of-the-art library addition suited to the Pre-K through second students attending it's Hampton Street Elementary School. The new building is a modern approach to library science, with an integrated library/media center. The space incorporates cheerful colors, small furniture, and expansive windows to allow natural light to flood the space.
"In the library of a California home, the Chelsea wing chairs and Bobbin table are by Martynus-Tripp; the ottoman is upholstered in Ralph Lauren Home’s Perkins floral fabric." (2005) Well-constructed bookcases, painted white and simple, light-colored furnishings make this a good California-style library.
whiteboard tables. (can use sherwin williams 'sketch pad' dry erase coating to incorporate color rather than white...@ http://www.sherwin-williams.com/homeowners/products/catalog/sketch-pad-dry-erase-coating/)