Worlds To Explore
Pendleton County Public Library, Falmouth, KY, received a Community Development Block Grant to help build its new $3.7 million library, twice as large as the original and situated in a flood-free zone. A light-well tower allows natural light, while a medieval turret marks the entrance to the children’s area, “World of Words.” CREDITS: Pearson & Peters Architects, PLC, architect; Jeffrey T. Pearson, photo.
The Woodneath Library Center, Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City, MO, houses 60,000 items, a training space, spacious meeting rooms, a café, a computer lab, an automated book sorting system, and an Espresso Book Machine. The property is also home to the original Woodneath “Elbridge Arnold” Farmhouse. CREDITS: Sapp Design Associates Architects PC, architect; Gayle Babcock, Architectural Imageworks, photo.