The Design

 

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The Design

After carefully analyzing the former firehouse footprint, library specialists Paul Mays, Lisa Hayes and Steven Rowland of Butler Rowland Mays Architects, LLP, proposed a variety of concepts to address the current and future needs of the Library.

The design includes:

  • a large downstairs gallery for arts and cultural programming and performances;
  • generous meeting space to accommodate area non-profit community groups, associations and agencies;
  • a dedicated children’s room with ample space for the children’s book collection, comfortable seating, children-centric computers, flexible programming space, and an area for arts and crafts projects;
  • ample room for our fiction and non-fiction book collection, as well as DVD and audio book collections;
  • elevator access between the two floors;
  • a separate teen space;
  • a small meeting room to be used for tutoring and general use by non-profit community groups, associations and agencies;
  • appropriate space for our valuable local history collection;
  • spacious computer work space;
  • adequate table space and seating areas throughout, including flexible and comfortable seating in bay windows;
  • an expanded staff work area and break space.

 

Front View

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Front View (click to enlarge)


 

Rear View

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Rear View (click to enlarge)


 

Upper Floor Plan

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Upper Floor Plan (click to enlarge)


 

Lower Floor Plan

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Lower Floor Plan (click to enlarge)


 

 

 

 

 

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