As a library consultant, Linda Demmers has extensive experience in library facility planning with professional background as a librarian, planning consultant, and owners' representative on a wide variety of new construction and renovation projects. She specializes in planning process, program documentation, broad-based community and user involvement, and long-term owner client relationships.
As a professional librarian, she was the Library Director at Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and Phillips Academy at Andover, where she planned library construction projects from the initial stages through management of the construction project. From 1989 to 1994, she was the Project Coordinator for the USC Leavey Library.
Long term and repeat client involvement have marked Ms. Demmers consulting career including USC; eight year involvement with Santa Monica College; a multi-year involvement with the State of Mississippi involving three University Library projects, and twelve of the California Community College Districts. She has worked with Mill Valley, Mission Viejo, Westlake Village, Ontario, City of Concord, Temecula, Hemet, San Marino, Calabasas, Manhattan Beach, and West Hollywood.
In 1999, she rewrote the Title 5 California Code of Regulations for Library and Learning Resource Center facilities planning guidelines and space standards. She is currently Project Manager for Libris DESIGN and a trainer for Infopeople. A graduate of Vassar College and Simmons College School of Library and Information Science, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter, and their cats.