Images

Images

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Plan of the library

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Artist-designed screen, separating the library and Craft Gallery

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The storymat in the children's area

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General view of the interior layout

Description

Description

Library situated in an old Victorian School building, refurbishment has brought a dynamic feel to a formerly gloomy place.

The library is next to the current school, and opposite the village green, sited on reclaimed land.

Mediaeval themed children's area.

Hosts Romney Marsh craft gallery.

Facilities to prepare refreshments for events and meetings.

Public videotelephone with link to local council offices - who also provide weekly 'one-stop shop.'

Awards

Gold medal from Wheelchair Users Group for good accessibility

The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library

Size

225 m2

Floors

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Architect

Internal

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Exhibition/display areas, Hosting of other agencies, Meeting rooms

External features

Art works, Shared site

Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 7

Seats/Study Places

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Stock

8,174