Monday, June 01, 2009

SW Las Vegas Finally Getting a Library!

On June 12, the Las Vegas- Clark County Library District is breaking ground on a new library at the corner of Windmill and Rainbow. Here are some details from the web site:

  • 27,096 SF library with additional shell space of 11,342 SF for future growth
  • 86,617 SF service center housing District administrative offices, support functions and centralized materials processing center
  • 9,390 SF, 300-seat auditorium
  • Seeking LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold Certification
  • Regional building materials and water efficient irrigation systems
  • Efficient use of daylight to minimize the need for overhead or other lights
  • State-of-the-art book and media management system
The library is scheduled to open March 2011. It will feature an art gallery, meeting space, computer labs, computer area, and a bookstore.

More information available here.


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