Building Information

Building Highlights

What makes our building stand out:

TEA Room interior

TEA Room
A creative space for STEAM education or preserving your memories for future generations.

Fireplace on first floor

Available on the First and Second Levels, the fireplaces are a favorite place to relax during cold weather.

Automatic Book Sorter

Automatic Book Sorter
Books and movies get back on the shelves faster with this world-class automated system.

Gold LEED Certification & Sustainable Features

A sustainable building is not only environmentally responsible, it saves the Library money maintaining it.

  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • Natural, local materials
  • Non-toxic materials
  • Natural lighting in all spaces
  • Multi-level lighting controls
US Green Building Council Leed Gold plaque
  • Biofiltration of storm water
  • Site irrigation from geothermal wells
  • Detention of all storm water on site
  • LED light bulbs
  • Energy efficient computers
groundwater filtration system diagram


We are proud to support the growth of native plants surrounding our building. The only exception are the honey Shade Master Thornless Honey Locusts that shade the courtyard.

Shade Trees

  • Common Maple
  • Green Mountain Sugar Maple
  • Shademaster Honeylocust
  • Black Gum
  • Bloodgood London Planetree
  • 'Village Green' Zelkova

Ornamental Trees

  • Allegheny Serviceberry
  • Whitebarked Himalayan Birch
  • River Birch
  • Eastern Redbud
  • Flowering Dogwood
  • Okame Cherry

Grasses & Groundcovers

  • Bluejoint
  • Pennsylvania Sedge
  • Blue Fescue
  • Fountain Grass
  • Big Blue Lirlope
  • Myrtle


  • Red Twig Dogwood
  • Otto Luyken Cherrylaurel
  • Lime Mount Spirea
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