Images

Images

Rhymney Library 04

Learning Area

Rhymney Library 03

External Shot of New rear extension

Rhymney Library 02

Under 5's Literacy Support Area

Rhymney Library 01

Main Lending Library - Young Peoples Area

Description

Description

The conversion and extension of a 1970's purpose built Library to create a defined floor to support under 5's literacy support in an areas of high deprivation and low literacy attainment levels. This change in the utilisation of space has also enabled the Library to bring all IT and adult learning facilities onto the ground floor in an informal learning arrangement.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

300 m2

Floors

2

Architect

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Building contractor

A N Lewis

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Baby changing facilities, Open learning provision, Services to particular groups

External features

Nature of site

Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

Materials used

Accessibility provision

Access within building

Interior designer

FG Library products

Furniture suppliers

FG Library Products

Services and facilities suppliers

Intellident

IT provision

RFID, Self service circulation, Number of public computer terminals: 18

Seats/study places

5

Stock

14,000