People Places — now available online

The State Library’s popular guide to planning and building public libraries, People Places, has been relaunched online, making it easier to access. 

This practical resource is endorsed as a national standard guide by ALIA (the Australian Library and Information Association) and includes tools that take library staff step-by-step through the process of creating contemporary and inclusive spaces for their community, including: 

  • evaluating current library buildings 
  • consulting with communities and stakeholders 
  • assessing locations 
  • planning and allocating spaces 
  • developing briefs for architects. 

Find it online here