People + Place Patron-Centered Libraries in the Future

What do you notice about these photos of libraries?

People!

WCPL = People centered services

  • Dynamic, Current Collection
  • Variety of Programming for Adults
  • Learning Focused Programming for Children
  • Helpful Staff
What will the people-centered library of WCPL look like in the future?

What does the public want from its library?

Source: tinyurl.com/llkr6jd

How does the public "See" the library?

Source: tinyurl.com/kbuahw7

Creating Opportunity for lifelong learning in the Digital Age

Libraries have become central community hubs of access, education, and services for those who wish to participate in digital daily life. The library’s evolution includes a re-imagination of libraries as places where communities develop digital literacy skills.

What would people-Centered Digital Literacy Education Look like?

Community Computer Labs + Digital Libraries
Sources: tinyurl.com/kt3sfgg; tinyurl.com/n384l9r; tinyurl.com/l86vpaq; tinyurl.com/lkeagxe

Thank you!

Created By
Margaret Lasher
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Credits:

Created with images by Pexels - "bookcase books bookshelves" • camera_phone_lomo - "Library" • JStarrRed217 - "Library 1" • Ray Bouknight - "37/365" • uberculture - "library" • doctor-a - "library people study" • PublicDomainPictures - "sunrise sky blue"

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