Public Library Space Needs: A Planning Outline

Anders C. Dahlgren, President
Library Planning Associates, Inc.

© June 2009 Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

This narrative outline and corresponding worksheet can help public library staff and trustees estimate their library's future space needs to determine whether more comprehensive facility planning should be conducted.

Note: The following contents links jump to corresponding pages within the PDF version of the publication at pld.dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/pld/pdf/plspace.pdf. The Space Needs Worksheet is available as an Excel worksheet at pld.dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/pld/xls/plspace.xls.

For questions about this information, contact John DeBacher (608) 267-9225