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Future of the Library Project
Library Location F.A.Q - July 8th, 2016
Library Location FAQ

City/County Board meeting Presentation June 22nd 2016
GFPL City County Presentation

Board meeting May 19th 2016


JLG/City technical study

Building Committee meeting Tuesday May 26, 2015 at 2 pm in JLG office. Open to the public.

LWG Final Report

Library Building FAQs

FOL Task Force Members

Online Public Survey


2014 Building Committee minutes
Minutes 5-16-2014
Minutes 5-23-2014
Minutes 6-20-2014
Minutes 9-04-2014
Minutes 9-18-2014
Minutes 10-02-2014
Minutes 10-16-2014
Minutes 10-30-2014
Minutes 11-24-2014

FOL Task Force Agenda
Agenda 3-21-2013

FOL Task Force Meeting Minutes
Minutes 2-28-2013
Minutes 3-21-2013
Minutes 5-16-2013
Minutes 6-13-2013


Future of the Library Task Force 2012/2013
JLG Presentation City Council November, 5 2012(Large File)

JLG Maintenance Needs & Upgrade Recommendations(Very Large File)

History of the Library


Library Revitalization Project 2008/2011
Reports, Research, Findings, and Expert Opinions regarding the proposed Library Project

Grand Forks Public Library Building Committee Meeting Minutes
Most Recent Minutes | View All

Library Revitalization Task Force Meeting Minutes
Most Recent Minutes | View All

Frequently Asked Questions- Library Revitalization Project

Proposals for Remodel/Addition at Current Library 2010/2011

Special Election Ballot Language July, 2011


   2010/2011 Documents

Construction on Existing Site with East Side Consideration - Budget (Added 4/25/11)

Construction on Existing Site with East Side Consideration - Site Plan (Added 4/25/11)
Dave McFarlane - Library Energy Report


Grand Forks Herald Publications- Speak Up For Your Library


Background

    History of the Grand Forks Public Library
    2009 Needs Assessment
    2010 Speak Up For Your Library Part 1 Results  
    2010 Speak Up For Your Library Part 2 Results
    2012 JLG Building Analysis Report


The Future of Libraries-Recommeneded Readings

The 2002 State of America's Libraries

Library Services in the Digital Age (Pew Research Center)

Confronting the Future - Strategic Visions for the 21st Century Public Library

Public Library Use - American Library Association Fact Sheet

5 Myths About the Information Age

Why Public Libraries Matter: And How They Can Do More (Forbes)

Future Libraries: Nerve Center of the Community

The Library Test Kitchen (Harvard)

If a Library is Bookless, What’s In it?: NPR interviews with Tom Frey, Jo Haight-Sarling, and Charles Brown

The Future of Libraries in an Internet Age

The Future of Libraries, With or Without Books  

American Libraries: An American Value

The Future of Libraries

Why Libraries are a Smart Investment for the Country's Future (Time)

The Role of Libraries (podcast)








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