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  • So You Need a Library... Now What?

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    Session recorded on October 20, 2015.

    Nathan Rall, Director of Planning and Construction at the Georgia Public Library Service, in a conversation with David Moore and Joe Alcock, both of McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, for a webinar on how to begin the process of building a library. From finding funding to seeking community input to selecting an architect, there are many different aspects to consider; this session will guide you through the initial steps of starting the library design process and provide an overview of how to get started.

  • Designing a Library, Part II

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    Join Nathan Rall, Director of Planning and Construction at the Georgia Public Library Service, in a conversation with David Moore and Joe Alcock, both of McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, for the second session in a two-part series intended to help manage the library design process. During this webinar, attendees will learn how to wrap-up a library design process and transition to the construction process.

  • Designing a Library, Part I

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    Session recorded November 12, 2015.

    Join Nathan Rall, Director of Planning and Construction at the Georgia Public Library Service, in a conversation with David Moore and Joe Alcock, both of McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture, for the first session in a two-part series intended to help manage the library design process. This session will cover pre-design services, architecture basics, site selection and feasibility, as well as relevant terminology for the non-architect.

  • Library Construction DOs and DON'Ts

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    Nathan Rall, Director of Planning and Construction at the Georgia Public Library Service, in a conversation with Channing Mason and Ryce Elliott of Benning Construction Company for a webinar focusing on what you should (and shouldn’t do) during the library construction process. From basing decisions on your long-range plan and life cycle cost analyses to training your maintenance staff on new equipment, this webinar will guide you through the many complicated steps of constructing a new library and share with you a few tips on how to avoid costly mistakes.

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