A new café with comfortable seating enables customers to re-charge. Low shelving preserves views to an outdoor area and connects the library to the neighborhood.
A more welcoming entry vestibule offers clear sight lines into the stairwells, helping customers find their way. The addition of a light well, brings natural light into the lower level.
The Great Hall will be transformed into a vibrant hub of activity. Swinging glass doors replace the brick wall below the historic mural to reveal a new performance space. This space can accommodate a wide range of events from lunch-time concerts, to evening lectures and musical performances.