“Bad libraries build collections, good libraries build services, great libraries build communities.” In July of 2019, it seems as though many architects and designers agree; a library should go beyond being just a collection of books, and instead become all-inclusive community learning centers. What better way to highlight the community aspect than to incorporate it directly within the library itself. ‘Bad libraries build collections,good libraries build services, great libraries build communities. Libraries aren’t the only cultural buildings getting in the community spirit. Libraries aren’t the only cultural facilities branching out and trying to offer more than has been expected of them in the past. Similar to the ideas guiding library design, creating well-rounded cultural building communities is of the utmost importance.
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