Building Highlights

What makes our building stand out:

TEA Room

TEA Room and Digital Media Lab
Creative spaces for STEAM education or preserving your memories for future generations.

First Floor Fire Place

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

Café

Café
Enjoy fresh pastries, sandwiches, and drinks while working, meeting, and studying at the Library.

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


Gold LEED 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

Library Garden

The Library Garden was founded in 2014. It is tended by master gardener and Film Librarian, Susie. Visit the garden on the Post Road facing side of the Library.

Brand New

  • Fennel
  • Mammoth Sunflowers

Eggplants

  • Black Beauty
  • Rosa Bianca

Tomatoes from the Library Garden

Permanent Plants

  • Kale
  • Parsley
  • Sage
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Lemon Verbena
  • Sweet Basil
  • Dill
  • Marigolds

Tomatoes

  • Yellow Pear
  • Mountain Spring
  • Chocolate Cherry
  • Grafted Bumblebee Purple
  • Hillbilly
  • Belgium Giant
  • German Johnson Pink

Peppers

  • Hungarian Hot Wax
  • Mucho Nacho – Jalapenos
  • Thai Hot
  • Cayenne Long Red Slim

Plants

We are proud to support the growth of native plants surrounding our building. The only exception are the honey locust trees which 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


Shrubs

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

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