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School Library Design: Flooring


" Flooring treatment should have continuous carpeting where equipment is moved on rolling carts. Use carpeting in the following areas: circulation, display, reading, listening, viewing, group viewing, conference rooms, professional collection, offices, workroom, large group instruction, primary/storytelling. Use vinyl or tile flooring in the following areas: main entrance, audiovisual storage, audiovisual production, television studio, head end, darkroom, media production area."

- Designing a school library, edited by Lillian Carefoot, in The Whole School Library Handbook, edited by Blanche Woolls and David V. Loertscher

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