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Carndonagh Community Library 04

Public Services Centre on left, with library on right and plaza in front

Carndonagh Community Library 03

General internal view towards main entrance

Description

Description

The library is an integral part of the new Public Services Centre, with two entrances to the library - one from the plaza at the front of the building, the other from the interior of the building.

The Public Services Centre is one of six such facilities being built as a key element of a programme of decentralisation of services by the Council.

A modern, angular building with a modern interior with a high ceiling and plenty of natural light. There are paintings by local artists on the walls, and a specially designed window on the town side of the space.

Consultation on accessibility included a walk/wheel through by local special needs organisations.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library

Size

215 m2

Floors

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Architect

John F. O'Doherty & Associates

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Exhibition/display areas, Meeting rooms, Specialist subject collections

External features

Shared site

Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Critical distances, Furniture height, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

BCI

Furniture suppliers

BCI

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 6

Seats/study places

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Stock

17,650