Mainly, the theme is this: libraries are natural community gathering spaces, and we should embrace and emphasize this. If we want to play an important role in our communities, we should act accordingly.
A partial table of contents is below, and the articles are really worth reading to get ideas:
- Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever
- How to Make Your Library Great
- Libraries and Placemaking
- Library Placemaking in Action
- Love, Learning and the Pursuit of Happiness