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Information about Herning public library

Published on June 24, 2016

Author: VVBAD

Source: slideshare.net

1. Herning Libraries

2. Why new? • Old library from 1970. Needed renovating • Activities in the City centre • Visibility • Easier access • Better student facilities

3. Facts on the building process • Budgetary conciliation 2013 – decision on September, 2012 • Programme presentation is prepared – on December, 2012 • Programme presentation approved in KFU (Cultural and Recreation Committee) – January 2013 • Project proposal is prepared – on April 11, 2013 • Building put out to tender – on August 10, 2013 • Groundbreaking – on September 5, 2013 • Inauguration – on August 30, 2014

4. The Front septembe r 2013

5. The Building seen from the Parking Space

6. Facts on the Library In all 5.914 m² Dybet/ The Deep 2.500 m² Street level 2.070 m² First floor 672 m² Second floor 672 m² Budget DKK 80 mill.

7. Dybet (The Deep) The collection • About 450,000 materials • Fiction • Non-fiction • Music • Children’s books • Audio books Sorting machine with 55 bins. 41 in Dybet and 14 in Street level

8. Street Level • 200 m2 café Aroma • 200 m2 BøH-landet (children’s (children’s department) • 82 m2 The Platform with newspapers and

9. First Floor Conference facilities • Conference rooms A-B-C • Project offices 1-2-3-4 • Kørner 1-2 • Canteen

10. 65 staff members in open offices of min. 5 and max 13 people. Second Floor Administration

11. Organisation • Management – head of library, deputy head of library and head of library learning services, head of development, head of mediation. • Departments – EDU, EVENT, EXPO, FLOW, in-house service • Functions – Purchase of materials, presentation for children, local libraries etc.

12. Service Service Codex • Visibility • Eye contact, distictness, appearance • Courtesy • Helpful and professional service • Inviting rooms Service Points • Host • Info • Book-a-Librarian • BøH-landet (Children’s Dep.) • Phone/mail

13. The Greatest Challenges • New organization • The daily opreation of the library contra development • Creating ownership of the process

14. Experiences so far • New surroundings – new habits • Great interest - 186.000 visitors during the first 3 months - 75.000 visitor in September - 4200 new users (1/9 – 1/3) - 313.000 from September to March - 1700 visitors daily

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