Draft Plans

Loading dock?

I attended the April 2015 Penn Quarter Neighborhood Association breakfast and heard that you're doing away with the loading dock in order to bump out from the back of the lobby. I also understand that you're planning to have multiple exhibition spaces throughout the building. If you're planning to bring in exhibitions from outside, I suggest keeping a loading dock of some sort. I work for an organization that has displayed ...more »

Submitted by (@cbuziel)
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Interim Library Space

unreliable survey

Since we have a lot of homeless people at the MLK branch and since they benefit from FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE, they will answer that it does not matter to them that the interim library is not WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE; this will cause the survey to be slanted. I CANNOT AFFORD TO PAY TRANSPORTATION and need a library with free scanning and computer access within walking distance. Please send comments to my e-mail address; ...more »

Submitted by (@ml20005)
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Interim Library Space

One interim space or many?

An interim library for MLK could be one space or multiple spaces. Would you rather:

 

Have fewer library programs or services all in one place ...

OR

Have more library programs and services separated among multiple locations

?

Submitted by (@maryann.jamesdaley)
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Technology and Innovation Spaces

Digital preservation drop-in center

I think it would be great if the library were able to offer a digital preservation drop-in center, where patrons can seek advice on best practices of managing their digital files and archives. If that drop-in center included a lab, where people can find the equipment to retrieve the content on their old floppies, or get help with other digital preservation actions, that would be even better.

Submitted by (@khering)
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Public Entrance, Outdoor Space and Entrance Hall

Energy efficiency

The library renovation is a great opportunity for DC to showcase innovative energy efficient building technologies. It would be a great way to educate the public indirectly about advanced building technologies, plus it would make the facility more comfortable (too hot in there today!) and reduce energy bills. Will the project plans ultimately incorporate more aggressive sustainability measures than what is detailed in ...more »

Submitted by (@janiewise)
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