Images

Images

Johnston Central Library and Farnham Centre 03

View of Section of Adult Library

Johnston Central Library and Farnham Centre 02

View of Section of the Children's Library, with P.J. Lynch painting in background

Johnston Central Library and Farnham Centre 01

Exterior

Description

Description

Johnston Central Library is a landmark three storey building. It houses a Central Library with a Coffee Dock and Events Space; Library Headqaurters; County Arts Office; County Archive; Genealogy and Tourism Office and a number of CLocal Authority Offices.

Awards

Winner of the Public Library Buildings Award CILIP 2007, , Winner of the N.D.A. Excellence through Accessibility Inaugural awards 2006, , Winner of o2 Environmental Accessibility Award 2007, , Shortlisted for an R.I.A.I. Award 2007

The Building

The Building

Type of library

Multi-purpose building

Size

2346 m2

Floors

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Architect

Shaffrey Associates

Building contractor

Kilcawley

The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

Exhibition/display areas, Hosting of other agencies

External features

Shared building

Internal features

Design features

Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology, Critical distances, Emergency features, Equipment controls: location, Furniture height, Parking, Signage / guiding

Interior designer

Cavan Library Service

Furniture suppliers

Desks International

Services and facilities suppliers

-

IT provision

Number of public computer terminals: 14

Seats/study places

20

Stock

35,000