|A view of the lobby with the buying and sales counter on the left.|
Looking toward the back of the store with the sales ounter on the left. On the immediate right, featured
titles, then Literature, History, Health way back there. On the left
Drama and an island of Rare books.
|This and the following pictures are differnt views walking down the isle shown in the previous picture. Note
how the shelves on the left stick out more the furhter back you look.
This is not an illusion but a product of the store being narrower at
the back than at the front. It's also an attempt to make the long isle
more visually interesting.|
|Walking further donw the isle toward the rear of the store.|
further along the same isle showing the back room holding Cookbooks,
Architecture, Home, and Gardening. When we bought the store the back
room was an office. Moving books into it gave us more flexibility
freeing up space in the main part of the store giving us more
flexibility in changing the bookcase layout.|
front lobby looking in the opposite direction from the first lobby
picture. The buying counter is on the right and the front door in the
corner on the left.|
toward the back of the store with Literature and Historical Fiction on
the left, Mystery and Science Fiction on the right. In many parts of
the store, we first installed bookcases, then added
carpet. It would have been better to lay the carpet before the
went in, but we could not make that work without closing the store.
We're betting that we never have to rearrange these cases. Sarah Laird
is our youngest employee, who, in her spare time, makes
custom painted bookmarks for the store.
now with the carpet down. |
|A view down Literature Row through Horror, Romance, and Poetry with the back room in the distance..|
|View from the rear lobby to the front of the store.|
|Rear lobby looking to the right with the "Tower Of Loeb,"
(dual-language Greek and Roman classics) in the foreground. Other
sections include Psychology, Eastern Traditions, Religion, Metaphysics.|
into the back room with spritiual traditions on the left and Art on the right.|
|Entrance to new Childrens alcove.|
and Craft alcove at the rear of the store. The window looks out onto
Will Dodge Way which is really an alley that runs along the south side
of the store.|
|Peaking into the new Young Adult with the windo to Will Dodge Way.|