- Reprogram the libraries current space to create leasing space that businesses or community organiznations can permanently or temporarily use
- Reprogram space to create a local history art gallery where residents and tourists can tour and see artifacts and pictures of Niagara Falls history and cultural traditions.
- Partner with local elementary/middle/high schools to create a 'living' education and drive youth interest in local history.
- Add creative elements such as illumination and murals to attract attention to the building and its unique architecture
- Use QR Codes to drive traffic and interest to the Public Library raising awareness of the programs offered as well as the dynamics of our local history.
The recent debate over budget reductions in the Earl W. Bridge's financing from the City of Niagara Falls, New York has been on my mind. Since the incident, the City Council has restored funding to the library but my mind is still restless regarding the issue. While recently reading Reinventing Government: How the Entrepreneurial Spirit is Transforming the Public Sector, several different ideas that could help fund and reinvent the library located in the heart of Niagara Falls presented themselves.