Images

Images

Alvaston Library 03

Children's' library

Alvaston Library 02

Enquiry desk

Alvaston Library 01

General view of the library

Description

Description

Neighbourhood library in main shopping area. Converted from a former electrical goods store, it replaced a very small, split-site library which was hidden away.

Offers much wider range of services, including meeting room, advice room, learning suite, CDs and DVDs

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library

Size

513 m2

Floors

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Architect

Derby City Council

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Exhibition/display areas, Hosting of other agencies, Meeting rooms, Open learning provision

External features

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Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access between floors, Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

Demco Interiors, Red

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

General, Internet access, Number of public computer terminals: 18

Seats/study places

32

Stock

17,450