Sutton Coldfield library reborn
Refurbished Sutton Coldfield town centre library, incorporating the Little Green Bookworm play café, has opened today, thanks to an inspiring collaboration.
03/04/2018
Essex opens Chelmsford families hub
Chelmsford’s new children’s library and local hub for family services has officially opened following a £316,000 makeover.
29/03/2018
Libraries need to evolve digitally
While most library users are happy with the physical spaces of libraries, far fewer are satisfied with their online experience, according to a new report.
08/03/2018
Ten public libraries in Belgium
A fascinating tour of specialist subject libraries in Belgium, from architecture to feminism, to art - highlighting the continuing relevance of libraries.
05/03/2018
Public Library of the Year Award
Applications are now open for the international award, presented by IFLA and sponsored by the IT company, Systematic.
02/03/2018
Keeping pace with digital
But it is not just the technology that has changed — the way people use libraries and their spaces is changing dramatically.
26/02/2018
Colliers Wood new library opens
Merton Council has opened a brand new purpose-built library in the centre of Colliers Wood to replace the former Donald Hope Library.
07/02/2018
Early Carnegie library to be restored
Greenwich is to go ahead with plans to transform Plumstead's Carnegie library building into a multi-functional library, leisure, cultural and sports centre.
23/01/2018
Refurbished library opens in Hexham
The newly refurbished Queen’s Hall in Hexham has re-opened. The historic building now houses the town’s library, customer and visitor information centre.
22/01/2018
Bristol plans new £80m library
The University of Bristol has unveiled plans for a new £80 million library development to be built at the heart of the University’s Clifton campus.
12/12/2017
Too many libraries?
Western Australia's public library system will be modernised to meet the diverse and evolving needs of communities as part of a State Government overhaul.
11/12/2017
The Book Stop pop-up library project
The Book Stop Project is a design concept offering a huge potential for community libraries to evolve from monolithic buildings to activated public spaces.
14/11/2017
China's 'giant eye' library opens
Dutch architect MVRDV has completed a public library that looks like a giant eyeball, as part of a new cultural district in Tianjin, China.
11/11/2017
Designing academic space that matters
KSS Architects have been doing some thinking about academic space on campus, and have shared a series of principles and diagrams they developed as a result.
07/11/2017