Images

Images

Kirkby Library 04

The sunlit gallery

Kirkby Library 03

The sea-themed Children's Library

Kirkby Library 02

Interior view, focusing on the shelving layout

Kirkby Library 01

Exterior shot, showing the new foyer

Description

Description

Originally built in the 1960s as part of a 'new town' development, it has now been refurbished with a new entrance - a state of the art glass construction.

Awards

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The Building

The Building

Type of library

Medium sized town library

Size

1942 m2

Floors

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Architect

Knowsley Architectural Consultancy

Building contractor

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The Space

The Space

Features and services

Special services

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

External features

Art works

Internal features

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Energy efficiency

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Accessibility provision

Access to building, Access within building, Assistive technology

Interior designer

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Furniture suppliers

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Services and facilities suppliers

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IT provision

General, Number of public computer terminals: 28

Seats/study places

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Stock

47,533