This expanded library includes reading rooms facing the campus, and intimate enclosed group study spaces that overlook sheltered gardens. Accessible stacks are housed in older portions of the building. This competition-winning expansion design accommodates 150,000 volumes, a multimedia collection, the college archive, and a curriculum library for the education program; study seating for 300 students in reading rooms; group study rooms and individual carrels; multimedia classrooms; and the Beaver College Room. Controlled daylight and focused views are key elements of this campus landmark.
50,000 gross square feet total
25,000 gross square feet renovation
25,000 gross square feet new construction