Libraries are in a state of constant change

from new technologies, shifting demographics and increased competition. Providence can help those libraries that recognize the need to change but don't know what to do or how to do it.

We have a team of associates who can address the issues of change in a holistic approach, or in a targeted fashion focusing on specific areas e.g. serving “New Americans;” children, teens and families; senior citizens and “boomers”; and streamlining processes such as materials selection, acquisitions, processing, circulation, etc.

Selecting Providence Associates guarantees desired results! We would not hesitate to work with/hire them again.

Charles M. Brown
Director of Libraries Charlotte
Mecklenburg Library

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Building programming and space planning

Whether your requirements include new library construction, building expansion, remodeling or renovation, Providence can help with all aspects of library building projects.

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Library experience

With a goal of optimizing services for library customers and enhancing the customer experience, Providence consults and advises on both the human, technological and operational aspects of meeting customer needs. 

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Community analysis

Insuring the best possible Library experience requires every library to know its customers and to engage those customers in any planning related to changes in services and spaces. 

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Strategic planning and visioning

Providence assists libraries with strategic planning using demographic analysis, community needs assessments, and the design and implementation of customer surveys.

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Kim's Latest Blog Entry:

Updated, Interactive Children's Library in Plainfield, IN

Posted: 08/14/2014
Kimberly Bolan and Associates, in collaboration with Lehner Designs, recently planned and redesigned the 8,100 SF children's room of the Plainfield-Guilford Township Library in Plainfield, IN...
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