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American Libraries

April 2009

2009 Library Design Showcase

Projects submitted to this year’s Library Design Showcase balanced many types of sensitivities: to history, to technology, to the immediate surroundings, and to accessibility. In this issue, American Libraries highlights 23 new and renovated library facilities.

Sierra Canyon School
Chatsworth, California
Burtzloff Library

The Burtzloff Library is the academic center of the school’s new Science and Humanities Building. Technical features include wireless access to electronic resources in all rooms, data ports at all study carrels, and a technology lab. The library has a 150-foot wall of curving windows overlooking the San Fernando Valley.