Creating the library facility and program that your school community wants and deserves begins with a vision and that vision can be facilitated in the participatory design process outlined in the PDF document below.
Here's a creative approach to signage -- students were asked to draw what they were interested in and the librarian, Cheryl Wolf at PS 63/PS 363 laminated the drawing and assigned the correct Dewey number. Voila! Custom-made, kid-friendly shelf signage.
Jerome Parker Campus Library, Staten Island, built 2008