Description

Description

Horsley Library is a conversion of two small shops located in the High Street. The building was refurbished in 2004 by JDS and Opening the Book creating a reader-centred library using key retail approaches to layout and design. The number of new members joining the library since the refurbishment has increased by 72.4% on the previous year and the total book and AV issues have increased by 18.8%.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Small community library

Size

101 m2

Floors

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Architect

Internal

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Audiovisual/Multimedia areas

External features

Nature of site

Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Furniture height

Interior designer

JDS and Opening the Book

Furniture suppliers

JDS

Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 3

Seats/study places

3

Stock

10,000