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The Perfect Library

Here’s my board for @kclibrary’s Pin Your Perfect Library contest. I love libraries!

The Perfect Library

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Publishers need to figure out how e-books should work with libraries to make it easier and more accessible.

Awesome, helpful librarians (which I think KC already has, actually, and I'm not just sucking up).

biometric library cards? Although then I couldn't pick up my husband's books for him. Although maybe you could add people to your account or something.

book igloo

Bring in fun things like this (that's my daughter in the pink shirt)... : )

A giant wall map of Kansas City

Silent keyboards

Fast, wireless internet

A well designed website and access to anonymized library data? Recommendation engine like Amazon?

Mark Bittman, Head chef of the library cafe?

reading caves

sky chairs on a "front porch" or outdoor library reading space would be neat.

Life on Sandy Point: July 2008

Peacock vibrant reading chairs. For a young adult section?

Reading chairs

Seahorse tank!

  • Kansas City Public Library
    Kansas City Public Library

    What a fabulous idea! Thanks for entering the contest, Madelaine.

Amy Sedaris as Director of Crafts

Barbara Kingsolver for Writer's Workshops and the Library Community Garden

Neal Stephenson, Genius in Residence + IT guy

Health and Safety Associate

  • Tia Ashbacher
    Tia Ashbacher

    Wow!! Lovely!!!!

Make a skeleton from dried pasta.

Truffula Trees for the kids section

Archive II, David Garcia Studio

Real Books Are Reborn In David Garcia's Archive Series

Kids Craft. Complete with taking and printing the picture...

Library display modeled after directional signs

Good for grouping words and making sentences