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Germantown Library - Montgomery County Public Libraries (MD)

19840 Century Boulevard
Germantown, MD 20874

United States

240-777-0110

Type: Library

Web site: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/Apps/Libraries/branchinfo/gt.asp

Events: http://host.evanced.info/montgomerycountymd/e… (updated February 2009)

Amenities: wifi

Description: The new Germantown Library is a two-level structure conforming to existing contours in the Town Center. The front blends with the urban setting and the rear portion faces parkland. The surrounding area is enhanced with trellises, ramps and walks. The main entry area has natural light from the windows in the rotunda. The main library areas have high, sloped ceilings done in warm wood planking.

* The library is on two floors – one opening to the plaza shared with the BlackRock Center for the Arts and the other opening to the parking lot.
* The children’s room, circulation functions and staff workroom are on the ground floor.
* A Children’s Quiet Study Room
* A Children’s Group Study Room
* A Discovery Center
* A Children’s Program Room
* Specialized furniture & fixtures for children
* The adult area is on the first floor.
* Two Quiet Study Rooms
* Two Group Study Rooms
* Two Tutor Rooms
* A Computer Lab
* The young adult area is on the mezzanine that overlooks the children's room.
* Specialized seating
* Specialized materials
* Specialized decor

Added by: SqueakyChu.  Contacted: Yes.  Venue ID: 307

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