Called 'My Tree House', it is a unique green library purposefully conceptualised, constructed and operated with environmental sustainability in mind.
The library has been designed to create an enchanted forest ambience with fun spaces for hands-on learning and reflections. 'My Tree House' takes its name aptly after the centrepiece which is a tree house structure constructed with recyclable materials. It will evoke the feeling of a special place for children as featured in story books.
Targeted for completion in mid-2013, the library will be home to 70,000 books. About 30% of these books will focus on green topics such as animals, plants, nature, water resources, environment and climate change.
A wide range of tailored activities such as games, storytelling and craft-making are being planned to spur interest in children ages 4 to 12.