Library Building Consultants

The list is not an endorsement or recommendation for any of the names listed below.

This list was compiled to be useful to librarians planning construction projects.  Consultants listed have provided the State Library with a list of significant projects that librarians can contact for information or references.  The projects listed are building programs and/or construction projects, except where noted otherwise.  To be included on the list, please contact Tina Keresztury, at 609-278-2640 ext. 133.

Arcari and Iovino Architects, P.C.
1 Katherine Street
Little Ferry, NJ 07643
201-641-0600 fax – 201-641-0626
aiovino@aiarchs.com
www.aiarchs.com
Building Programs: Cranbury, Haddonfield, Scotch Plains, West Milford

Carson Block
Carson Block Consulting
2913 Michener Court
Fort Collins CO 80526
(970) 673-7475 fax – (970) 266-0818
librarylandtech@gmail.com
www.carsonblock.com
Technology Visioning, Building Design and Facilities Planning: Route 9 Library, Wilmington, DE, Moffat Library of Washingtonville, NY, Highland, NY, Kinderhook, NY, Haverford Township, PA

Richard A. Bowra
730 Glenn Drive
Harrisburg, PA  17111
717-903-0767
bowra@comcast.net
Building Consultations and Building Programs: Dauphin County, PA, Upper Providence, Media, PA, Ridley, PA, Kline Library, Harrisburg, PA, McCormick Riverfront Library, Harrisburg, PA, Indiana, PA, Elizabethtown, PA, Mars, PA, Quarryville, PA, Dillsburg, PA,  Palmyra, PA, Shepardstown, PA, Ligonier, PA

Aaron Cohen & Associates, LTD
159 Teatown Rd.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
914-271-8170
Aca1@acohen.com
www.acohen.com
Cabrini College, Madison, Rowan University Library

Garden State Office Systems and Equipment
115 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
gdepalma@gsos-solutions.com
www.gsos-solutions.com
They consult on providing storage solutions for libraries, including library shelving and archival materials and storage. They design for modular and flexible space.
Princeton University (Firestone, Marquand, Speer, and Woolworth Library), Livingstone Children’s Library

Richard L. Waters
Godfrey’s Associates, Inc.
6465 E. Mockingbird Lane #344
Dallas, TX 75214
401-556-2398
rlwaters@godfreysassociates.com
www.godfreysassociates.com
Atlantic City, East Brunswick, Paterson, Princeton

Mark Purcell
Hill International, Inc.
One Commerce Square
2005 Market Street, 17th Floor
Philadelphia, Pa 19103
215-309-7700
MarkPurcell@hillintl.com
www.hillintl.com
Project Management:  Edison, Atlantic City, Bucks County, PA, Kingsbridge Library, Bronx, NY, Queens Central Library, Jamaica, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Earl W. Brydges Library, Niagara Falls, NY, Anacostia Library, Washington D.C., Tenley Library, Washington D.C., Boxford, MA

Jim Hecht
Library Management Consultant
23 Springview Drive
Parsippany, NJ 07054
973-884-5074
201-572-4324
Jmh.consultant@optonline.net
Needs assessment, building programs, and space evaluations: Cherry Hill, Closter, Florham Park, Hasbrouck Heights, Long Hill, Mahwah, Montvale, Oradell, Parsippany, Ridgewood, River Vale, Rockaway, South River, Verona
With Library Development Solutions – New Canaan, CT, Ridgewood, South Orange

Dennis Kowal Architects
52 West Main Street
Somerville, NJ 08876
908-231-0201
DKA@kowalarchitects.com
www.kowalarchitects.com
Building Programs: Brick, Glen Rock, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, Hoboken, Livingston, Mount Olive, Orange, Plainfield, Wood-Ridge

Leslie and Alan Burger
Library Development Solutions
534 West 112th Street
New York, NY 10025
609-712-0585
lburger@librarydevelopment.com
www.librarydevelopment.com
Building Programs: Denville, Haddonfield, Maplewood, Millville, Monroe, Moorestown, Ocean City, Paterson, Princeton, Ramsey, Ridgewood, Somerset County, Abington Township, PA, Brookfield, CT, Darien, CT, Greenwich, CT, Lancaster, PA, Rangeview, Library District, CO. Space assessments: Hoboken, Hackensack, Livingston, Stonington, CT

Anders C. Dahlgren
Library Planning Associates, Inc.
P.O. Box 406
Normal, IL 61761
309—846-2836
anders@libraryplan.com
www.libraryplan.com
Morris County, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh,  Butler ,PA, Easttown Township, Berwyn, PA, University of Pittsburgh Falk Library, Indiana and Armstrong Alliance for Libraries, Mt. Lebanon, PA, Cambridge, MA,

Maxine Bleiweis & Associates
Library Innovation Consulting
203-645-0134
maxine@maxinebleiweis.com
www.maxinebleiweis.com
Space assessments: Hartford, CT, Middletown, CT, Newington, CT, Newtown, CT,
Capital campaign: Westport, CT

littleBits Electronics
601 West 26th St., #M274
New York, NY 1001
Brad Schenker
brad@littlebits.com
www.littlebits.com
Designs and outfits makerspaces. Consults on makerspaces and technology. Camden County, Cresskill, Haddonfield, Hunterdon County South County Branch, Maplewood, Midland Park, Paramus, Parsippany, Raritan, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, South Brunswick, Summit

Mary Dunlop
McMillan Pazdan Smith
400 Augusta Street, Suite 200
Greenville, SC 29601
864-242-2033
dmoore@mcmillanpazdansmith.com
www.mcmillanpazdansmith.com
Building Programs, Feasibility Studies, Site Planning: Atlanta-Fulton, GA, Brookhaven, GA, Charleston County, SC, Charlotte and Mecklenburg Co., NC, Cleveland, NC, Richmond Hill, GA, Troup-Harris, GA, Historic Restoration: Jackson County, NC, Union County, SC

Penny Hummel
Penny Hummel Consulting
316 NE 24th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97232
503-890-0494
penny@pennyhummel.com
www.pennyhummel.com
Building Programs and Space Assessments: Corvallis-Benton, OR, Logan City, UT, Santa Cruz, CA, Longview, WA, Springfield, OR, Fort Vancouver, WA

Providence Associates, LLC
1530 East Elm Street
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326
928-649-3325
contact@libraryexperience.com
www.libraryexperience.com
East Brunswick, Tiverton, RI, Westborough, MA, Charleston County, SC, Wood, NY,  Norfolk, VA, Scarsdale, NY, Charlotte and Mecklenburg Co., SC, Queens, NY

QMG-Qunnections Management Group, LLC
569 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Ste 204
Newark, NJ 07102
908-552-4025  fax – 866-543-6901
Gloria Durham
info@qmgconstruction.com
http://www.qmgconstruction.com
Construction Management, Finance, Engineering, Remediation
Newark Housing Authority
Del Sano Contracting Inc.
Bryce Construction Corporation
Community Assets Preservation Corp

SHI International Corporation
290 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873
908-421-2498  fax- 732-564-8131
John Minnella
minella@shi.com
www.SHI.com
Technology Consulting
East Brunswick, Mercer County Library, Ocean County Library, Princeton, Somerset County Library

Susan Kent Consulting
S.R. Kent LLC
5501 Tuxedo Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90068
323-371-2082
s.kent@mac.com
www.susankent.org
Facilities Projects:  Missoula, Montana, Central Library, Buffalo-Erie Counties – Central Library and Branches, Building Programs:  Surprise, AZ, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Space Assessments: Bridgeport, CT, Indianapolis, IN, Houston, TX, Dayton, OH

WG Project Management
51 Newark Street Suite 500
Hoboken, NJ 07030
201-420-4411
egleason@wg-pm.com
www.wg-pm.com
Project management: Parsippany, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown

2/2018