"This go-to guide covers the entire process of building or renovating a public library--from initial planning, to maintaining the completed space, to measuring success. Provides you with an informal, easy-to-read, practical guide that addresses the specific needs of public librarians looking to reimagine their library space. Takes a holistic approach that covers every step from initial vision to evaluating success. Offers practical, nuts-and-bolts advice from an experienced veteran of the process. Helps you to claim a seat at the table--and shows you why the input of librarians is so important"-- Provided by publisher.